The Dock are hosting a number of events in conjunction with The Green Door Festival this weekend, August 38-30.
Artist Anna McLeod has two exhibitions with the theme of water during Green-Door Festival.
This Saturday 29th at the Dock her current exhibition Water Conversations explores the complex interstices between landscape and geopolitics, science and technology, culture and tradition. Her aim has been to build an alternative, global commons map of this finite resource - water- a substance that is at the core of life itself.
On Sunday 30 at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton her work will explore the water memories of local people whose families have lived and farmed the land around North Leitrim for generations.
Anna will be giving a talk on her work at The Dock on Saturday 29th from 2-3pm and will be at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre on Sunday 30th and available to talk about her work over a cup of tea!
Also on this Saturday is a talk by Owen Leonard on Rain water Harvesting from 1-2pm and there will be a Children’s Worshop from 1pm to 2.30pm.
An exhibition by Leitrim County Council Planning Office entitled ‘Positive Planning and Design in Leitrim will give examples of existing, proposed and suggested sustainable siting and design of residential dwellings in the county.
From Traditional to Contemporary, Renewable Energy and Smart technology, Lanscaping and Setting will all be outlined.
‘Through The Green Door’ iDoc is an interactive documentary which will be launched at the Dock on Friday, August. 28 ‘Through the Green-Door’ is a collaboration between filmmaker Róisin Loughrey and Green-Door manager Jo Lewis under the Harnessing Creativity programme 2014 - 15. It is a documentary film viewed on the web where the narrative unfolds depending on what YOU want to see.
When completed the documentary can be veiwed online at www.throughthegreendoor.ie
A number of events, tours, talks and workshops willb e held around the county this weekend as part of the Green Door Festival. http://www.inspirationalhomes.ie/