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5. Column. Kim Macaleese. Forward. 6. Column. Fifi Smith. The MExIndex. 8. VAI News. VAI projects, campaigns and events. 8. News. The latest developments in the visual arts sector. 10. Regional Focus. Wexford’s visual art resources and activity outlined by Wexford Arts Centre, Cow House Studios, Gerda Teljeur, Aileen Lambert, Rosie O’Gorman and Michael Fortune. […]
5. Column. Sarah Pierce. Divisions of Pleasure. 6. Column. Jonathan Carroll. Charlotte Rampling’s Toes. 8. VAI News. VAI projects, campaigns and events. 8. News. The latest developments in the visual arts sector. 9. Regional Focus. Visual art resources and activity across the border region, North and South are outlined by: Townhall Cavan, Fermanagh Arts Office, […]
The Visual Artists’ News Sheet (VAN ) is the primary all-Ireland information resource for visual artists. The first VAN of 2016 begins with columns from Irene Murphy, who discusses moving to a home studio, and Jonathan Carroll, who talks about his recent trip to London to visit a talk by P.J. Harvey and an exhibition […]
Chris Campbell-Palmer ‘Softening the Stone’ Platform Arts, Belfast 4 September – 24 October ‘SOFTENING the Stone’, a solo exhibition of work by London-based Chris Campbell-Palmer (b. Belfast, 1990), marks an exciting time in the career of the artist and in the evolution of Platform Arts as an exhibition space. Founded in 2009 as a studio […]
Gary Coyle ‘Into The Woods’ RHA, Dublin 4 September – 18 October 2015 THE overwhelming feeling upon entering into the RHA’s Ashford Gallery, given over to Gary Coyle’s compact solo exhibition, is of crossing into the realm of fantasy and fairy tales. This is thanks to the show’s eponymous work which covers all four walls, […]
Mel French ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’ Luan Gallery, Athlone 5 September – 30 October MEL French is well known as the recipient of public commissions, but ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’ at the Luan Gallery is her first solo show. The two handsome rooms of the gallery, one dark and […]
The Visual Artists’ News Sheet (VAN ) is the primary all-Ireland information resource for visual artists. For this and the May – June issue we have invited art critic James Merrigan as guest editor. For this issue he proposed the theme of sex, which threads its way through the contributions by Alan Butler, Jennifer Mehigan, […]
The Visual Artists’ News Sheet (VAN ) is the primary all-Ireland information resource for visual artists. For this issue, art critic James Merrigan continues as guest editor. In his column ‘Where’s Our Marty Baron?’, he discusses the role of the editor and of the art critic. Our regional focus for this issue is County Meath, […]
The July/August Visual Artists’ News Sheet (VAN) is available and has been sent to all members. Selected articles on art criticism, artist-led spaces, funding in Northern Ireland and online works are up on the new VAN blog at: http://visualartistsireland.com The July/August issue of the Visual Artists’ News Sheet was guest edited by Linda Shevlin and features articles […]
The Visual Artists’ News Sheet (VAN ) is the primary all-Ireland information resource for visual artists. Artist and curator Linda Shevlin continues as guest editor in this issue, which takes ‘participation’ as its theme. In their columns, Shevlin, Annette Moloney and Katherine Atkinson discuss ideas around this theme relating to their repective practices and roles […]
The Visual Artists’ News Sheet (VAN ) is the primary all-Ireland information resource for visual artists. Members of VAI receive a copy of the VAN delivered straight to their door. The News Sheet is also available to pick up free of charge in galleries and arts centres. In light of the historic vote to repeal […]
5. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note. 5. Column. Jonathan Carroll. Fag Ends. 6. Column. Linda O’Keefe. Socio-sonic Textures. 7. Column. Mark Fisher. A Time for Shadows. 8. News. The latest developments in the visual arts sector. 8. VAI News. Research, projects and campaigns. 9. Regional Focus. Visual arts resources and activity in Wicklow. […]
Damir Očko Studies on Shivering 21 November 2014 – 24 January 2015 Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin The clear and ordered manner in which Damir Očko’s works are arranged in ‘Studies on Shivering’ may initially conceal the extent to which Očko intends for these works to slide across into each other and cross-pollinate. […]
Sinead McDonald Uchronia 28 November – 7 February 2015 Draiocht, Blanchardstown, Co Dublin Artist Sinéad McDonald does not like her photo being taken.1 So what motivated McDonald to produce her first solo exhibition made up almost entirely of self-portraits? The answer is that while McDonald is the subject, artist, photographer, director and all-round protagonist in […]
Debra Bowden Beginnings 17 November – 16 December 2014 Toradh Gallery, Ashbourne, Meath Cows. Why are they such a popular subject for paintings? In many hands, even when well executed, they come across as sentimental, chocolate-box images, anodyne and unchallenging. In Debra Bowden’s work, now showing at the Toradh Gallery in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, they […]
Book Review / Anne Mullee Art & Activism Editors: Liz Burns and Clodagh Kenny Published November 2014 The latest publication from Fire Station Artists’ Studios is less of a manifesto or call to arms and more of a provocation asking, ‘what does activism really mean to artists?’ The book is a slim volume containing a […]
Nom Nom Collective ‘Nomstalgia’ White Lady Art Wellington Quay, Dublin 29 Nov – 23 Dec 2014 The Nom Nom Collective comprises eight artists who have worked together for around a decade, five of whom are included in their current exhibition ‘Nomstalgia’, at White Lady Art on Wellington Quay. Lints (Denmark), Poncho (Ireland), Dr Lamps & […]
1. Cover Image. Amanda Ralph, Paper Boats, River Brosna, Clara 2000. Public Art Commission for Offaly Co. Council. Re-installed at Lough Boora in 2014. 5. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note. 5. Column. Treasa O’Brien. Roads of Least Resistance: Irish Attitudes to Protest and Civil Disobedience. 6. Column. Amy Kieran. Exploring Visual Arts Audiences […]
Teresa Gillespie ‘below explanation (clocks stop at 3pm and existence continues)’ Wexford Arts Centre 12 January – 7 February 2015 “Phenomenology fails to provide a guaranteed tether to the world and its things. The relationship between consciousness and content remains to be worked out.” (Arthur C. Danto) (1) The annual Emerging Visual Artist Award (EVAA) […]
Sabina Mac Mahon ‘An Ulaid – South Down Society of Modern Art’ Belfast Exposed and Queen Street Studios, Belfast 16 January – 28 February Sabina Mac Mahon’s research project, An Ulaid – South Down Society of Modern Art, is displayed in two different venues in Belfast: Belfast Exposed Photography and Queen Street Studios & Gallery. […]