Poetry & Place: Photographic interpretations of Louis MacNeice

Poetry & Place: Photographic interpretations of Louis MacNeice

Poetry & Place: Photographic interpretations of Louis MacNeice by Allan LEONARD for Northern Slant 25 July 2017 Women of the Ards peninsula worked with community artist, Jane McComb, to use photography not only to document social, maritime, and agricultural legacy of the area, but also to give interpretation to the writings of poet, Louis MacNeice […]

Of lying (and truth) in politics (SRF Radio 2)

Of lying (and truth) in politics (SRF Radio 2)

Of lying (and truth) in politics (SRF Radio 2) 13 March 2017 Martin ALIOTH interviewed Allan LEONARD (Northern Ireland Foundation), journalist Jenny HOLLAND, and Enda YOUNG (Transformative Connections), for SRF Swiss Radio 2 programme, Context (audio extract (German)):

Transformation through collaboration: Foster

Transformation through collaboration: Foster

Transformation through collaboration: Foster The Harri Holkeri lecture: Women, leadership and peacebuilding by Allan LEONARD 23 May 2016 First Minister for Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster MLA, was the guest speaker at the fourth annual Harri Holkeri lecture series, on this year’s topic of “Women, leadership and peacebuilding”.

Living the stroke experience: NIMAST 2016

Living the stroke experience: NIMAST 2016

I was part of a five-member panel of stroke survivors and carers who presented short stories of our perspectives, to an audience of delegates at the fifth Northern Ireland conference organised between the Northern Ireland Multidisciplinary Association for Stroke Teams (NIMAST) and the UK Stroke Forum (UKSF), held at La Mon Hotel, Belfast.

Surrendering one’s identity to the internet – Home Instruction Manual

Surrendering one’s identity to the internet – Home Instruction Manual

What happens when you ask an online chat room how to make a home? In an interview-style format with about 50 people attending, Belfast Exposed Curator Ciara Hickey asked artist Jan McCullough to share her journey.

Life objects: Tenx9 Belfast

Life objects: Tenx9 Belfast

I told a story at the Tenx9 event at Belfast’s Black Box venue. Tenx9 is a series of monthly events, where nine individuals tell a true, personal story, for up to ten minutes (hence the title). There are six Tenx9 city sites to date (why not start your own!); the Belfast series is led by […]