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Jessica Foley

Writer in Residence

Jessica Foley is CONNECT’s Writer in Residence.

Her PhD research with CTVR (now CONNECT) developed the concept and methodology of Inreach as a counterpoint and complement to public engagement in STEM.

Inreach is a choreographic process that supports thoughtful communication across different disciplines and knowledge making practices. It encourages research relations based around creative experimentation and improvisation.

Since 2013 Jessica has led an inreach experiment called Engineering Fictions within CONNECT. This research tool enables artistic and engineering researchers to share and develop conceptual and material fluencies through conversation and experimental writing.

Writer in Residence Maynooth University Creative Arts Practices