Siobhan Wills

Siobhan is the Director of Ulster University’s Transitional Justice Institute. From 2014-2018 she was a member of the International Law Association Committee on the Use of Force. Her research interests are protection of civilians, peacekeeping, and use of force. Since 2015 she has been using participatory film practices to research the impact of police violence on marginalised communities in Cité Soleil in Haiti, and the Manguinhos, Maré and Alemão favelas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Visit here for more on Siobhan’s academic profile.

selected highlights

Siobhan Wills in Conversation with Willie Doherty

A case study between a human rights filmmaker and acclaimed visual artist sharing a common interest in documenting inter-generational social trauma through places and landscapes that have experienced political violence.

Ulster University

Colin Davidson – Silent Testimony: An Introduction

Colin Davidson introduces his exhibition ‘Silent Testimony’ at the Ulster Museum in Belfast, setting the context and inspiration behind the series of portraits of victims and survivors of ‘The Troubles.’

Ulster University

Ciara Hickey in Conversation with Array Collective

2021 winners of the Turner Prize, Array Collective, discuss their art-making as activism for women and LGBTQ+ rights and share some practical lessons in how to continue working as a collective despite obstacles and recognition by establishment interests.

Ulster University

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