Bogside Artists feature in Church Times

The Bogside Artists

The work of the Bogside Artists has been featured in the world's leading Anglican newspaper, the Church Times.

Contemporary Christianity has helped Adrienne Chaplin, a philosopher of art, develop her relationship with the Bogside Artists to allow the often misunderstood purposes of their art to be expressed.

The full article can be seen here. Details of the Contemporary Christianity event with Adrienne and the artists, including a video of the conversation, can be seen here.

Art, Faith and Peace The Bogside Artists: the Story Behind the Murals

On 8 April 2015 Contemporary Christianity held a series of events with Dr Adrienne Chaplin, a philosopher of art, and Tom Kelly, Kevin Hasson and William Kelly, often known as the Bogside artists. This was a unique opportunity to learn about the story of faith and hope behind the city's well-known - but often little understood - Bogside murals. Below is a video of the lunchtime event and a recording of the evening event. Art, Faith and Healing: Adrienne Chaplin in conversation with Tom Kelly. Tom spoke talk about the role of faith in his work, and the potential of art and storytelling to promote healing and peace.   Art, Faith and Truth: A talk by Adrienne Chaplin gave an address exploring how the murals, and other art throughout the ages, can disclose truth beyond words.