Opening Hours

The GLUCKSMAN Little Interview

This week we hear from Jools Gilson, creator of The Knitting Map, writer, broadcaster and lecturer in the School of English, UCC.


Jools Gilson: 15 May 2015

What are you reading?
Truckers by Terry Pratchett, to my children

Favourite museum?
Villa Borghese, Rome.

Best performance?
Bobby Baker in Drawing on a Mother’s Experience.

What is your most treasured possession?
Photographs of my children when they were first born.

What work(s) of art inspire you?
Toshiko Horiuchi Macadam’s Crochet Playground.

A lightbulb moment?
Realising that you don’t have to make a radio documentary again the next day, like you do performance.

Guilty pleasure?
Coconut Gelato.

What would you like to be doing right now?
Swimming underwater in the Irish sea.

Previous Little Interviews

Brian Crotty, artist, 8 May 2015
Chris Clarke, Senior Curator, Glucksman,
1 May 2015
Brendan Bracken, Transition Year,
24 April 2015
Angela Fulcher, artist,
17 April 2015
Karis Medina and Sam McCune, Josef and Anni Albers Foundation,
3 and 10 April 2015
Gemma Kearney, Artist and Glucksman technician,
27 March 2015
Martin O'Connor, Librarian, UCC,
20 March 2015
Gavin Murphy, artist,
13 March 2015
Elly Collins, UCC student,
6 March 2015
Orla Murphy, Lecturer, UCC,
27 February 2015
Killian O'Dwyer, CCAD student,
20 February 2015
Stuart McLaughlin, Google,
13 February 2015
Ann Ramsden, artist,
6 February 2015
Aideen Quirke, UCC Student
, 23 January 2015
Alan Phelan, artist
16 January 2015