Mick Wilson is an artist, writer and educator based in Dublin, Ireland, where he is Dean of the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media. He recently organized the conference on Arts Research: Publics and Purposes (2010). Wilson co-edited with Paul O’Neill Curating and the Educational Turn (2010). Recent exhibitions include: Coalesce: Happenstance, Amsterdam (2009); and Reach Out and Touch Faith (with Isabel Nolan), Dublin (2009). Recent published work includes: Four theses trying to change a debate (2009); Emergence, in Nought to Sixty, ICA, London (2009).