International Culture Arts Network (ICAN) presents Borders and Boundaries Spring Conference Thursday 19th May 2011 to Friday 20th May 2011 9.30AM - 5.00PM plus evening programme

An Grianan Theatre & Regional Cultural Centre,
Letterkenny, County Donegal

Presentations  Discussions  Workshops  Performances  Exhibitions

Exhibition Photographic Exhibition by Don Mullan
Performances Cutting & Chopping by James Thompson
& Galliagh Stories, An ICAN production
Star Men, A Playhouse Theatre production

The Borders & Boundaries conference is building upon the success of the inaugural ICAN conference program 2010 entitled EXCHANGE I CONNECT, whereby cutting edge international practitioners from all over the world showcased and discuss the role of the arts in conflict / post-conflict areas.

The Borders & Boundaries Conference Programme is hosted by the International Cultural Arts Network ICAN, a project devised by the Playhouse Derry-Londonderry. ICAN isdelighted to announce that the Borders & Boundaries Conference is in collaboration with Arts in One World, Rhode Island, USA who are hosting a conference in April 2011 entitled Radicalizing Peace: The lines we will cross.

Erik Ehn
Head of Playwriting at Brown University (Providence)


Barbara Love
Professor Emerita of Social Justice Education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst

James Thompson - In Place of War
Professor of Applied and Social Theatre at the Centre for Applied Theatre Research, University of Manchester.

Eugene van Erven
Utrecht University and Community Art Lab, Netherlands

Dijana Milošević
Director and Co-Founder, DAH Theatre
Adalet Garmiany,
Art Role UK& Iraq

Judith Marcuse
Founder and Artistic Producer, Judith Marcuse Projects, Canada

David Grant
Queens University Northern Ireland

John Johnston
Visual Artist and Lecturer at Goldsmiths University of London


To attend the conference or for more information contact Elaine Forde ICAN co-ordinator, on 0044 (0)28 71268 027 or email

free (booking is essential)

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