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The People Build

Tuesday 18th July, 2017 - 9:00 am - Sunday 23rd July, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Volunteers will construct a life-sized cardboard building in Eyre Square. Start by attending one of the workshops held in Bailey Allen Hall in NUIG on July 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st. Sessions are from 9am – 1pm or 2pm – 6pm each day. Or you can show up on Build Day on July 22nd at 11am or Deconstruction Day on July 23rd at 4pm. We need 150 people and all are welcome. Email Volunteer Coordinator, Kady Perry, to to sign-up today!

Take part in a spectacular architectural event devised by the French artist Olivier Grossetête. Thousands of cardboard boxes will be transformed into the building blocks of a democratically assembled building, created solely through human power and collective endeavour.

The public watches in amazement and play a formative role as an extraordinary new structure rises from the ground. Once the structure is completed and admired, the audience join forces in a massive celebratory demolition as the cardboard building comes tumbling down.

More info at http://www.giaf.ie/events/thepeoplebuild


Tuesday 18th July, 2017 - 9:00 am
Sunday 23rd July, 2017 - 7:30 pm


Eyre Square
114A Eyre Square Shopping Centre
Galway, Galway Ireland