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Absorbing Modernity

Absorbing Modernity

Saturday 25th October as part of the Festival at Queens and a British Council event connected to the current Venice architecture biennale, a series of events are being held looking at the legacy of the Ulster Museum. Forum present a film screening.

4.30pm – 5.15pm Closing Film Screening: An Epoch translated into Space

The untold story of Ulster Museum architect Paddy Lawson by Forum for Alternative Belfast.


the days events at the Ulster Museum begin at 11am – see below and link

Absorbing Modernity: Ulster Museum Day

A day of free events at the Ulster Museum in Belfast asking ‘Can the condition of being modern keep inspiring Belfast and in particular, architecture today?’

11am Modernist Churches of Belfast Bus Tour
Exploring if the universalising tendencies of modernism erased the differentiation between Protestant and Catholic churches in Belfast.

12.30pm – 1.15pm Modernism and the Church Talk: A Northern Ireland Legacy
The social and aesthetic impact of modernity on church architecture.

2pm – 3pm Absorbing Modernity Talk
A Place Apart? Absorbing and resisting modernity in Northern Ireland

3pm – 4.30pm The Lost City of Craigavon Film Screening & Discussion
Setting Craigavon within the broader context of modernist trends in landscape architecture.

4.30pm – 5.15pm Closing Screening: An Epoch translated into Space
The untold story of Ulster Museum architect Paddy Lawson by Forum for Alternative Belfast.
Absorbing Modernity 1914–2014

 


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