The Art of Football Conference

The Art of Football 4th – 5th of July 2019

Luke Fallon, “Untitled” 2018.





Simon Critchley (New School for Social Research, What We Think About When We Think About Soccer)

Paul Rouse (University College Dublin, The GAA: A People’s History, Sport and Ireland: A History, The Hurlers)

Sharon O’Connor (20×20) https://20×


This interdisciplinary conference, scheduled to take place during the 2019 Women’s World Cup and hosted the Dublin School of Creative Arts at Technological University Dublin, focuses on the art and aesthetics of all aspects of football in its various codes. In particular, it explores the aesthetic discourses surrounding football in both its formal and informal practices. The conference will critically analyse the visual culture, performance and rhetoric of the game from perspectives including gender, language, museology and design.

Conference will also include: A screening of Football As Never Before Film in Dalymount Park with live score by Matthew Nolan. Tickets on sale here

Organisers: (Connell Vaughan  Mick O’Hara

Dublin School of Creative Arts (TU Dublin), Grangegorman, Dublin 7. Ireland


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