Ahead of his performance with Corner Boys, Michael D’Arcy outlines one of the ways the counties of Waterford, Kilkenny and Wexford have united to represent their communities in competition for the European City of Culture for 2010. Corner Boys are …
Michael D’Arcy : Three Sisters, City of Culture 2020?
Garter Lane Arts Centre till 26 March From Abstraction Back to Realism is a collaborative exhibition by three Waterford artists: Rosemary Higbee, John Cullinan and Lupita De Bhail. The three artists have been brought together by their common interest in …
Lupita De Bháil : From Abstraction back to Realism
Summerhall Residents Brightside use their skills in Film, 3D & storytelling & harness new technologies to craft creative, interactive environments that help brands build relationships with their consumers. The immersive environments and interactive experience we create drive brand awareness through …
Susanna Murphy and Cristina Spiteri : Brightside
Spraoi : Waterford July 2016
For British Art Show 8 JL Williams and Catherine Street will be working on site at the three Edinburgh venues to create new texts in response to the works on show. Stay tuned to britishartshow8.com/ for up-to-date news and information!
JL Williams and Catherine Street : BAS8 writers-in-residence
Based at Summerhall, Nourish Scotland is reconnecting producers, growers, retailers, consumers and all who care for local, sustainable food in Scotland. Nourish works to create a stronger food culture to make healthy, local, seasonal, and organic food available everywhere in …
Elli Kontorravdis : Nourish
Irish artist Jesse Jones continues the gallery’s 2016 theme of Artist as Witness, in her new work entitled No More Fun and Games. The artist transforms the gallery space into a cinematic experience through sound and architectural interventions. She has …
Jesse Jones : No More Fun and Games – Hugh Lane
Amongst Other Things is an exhibition of new artworks by Felicity Clear and Helen Hughes, curated by Brenda McParland, and marks their first collaboration. The exhibition opens in the Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire on 30th January and runs …
Brenda McParland, Helen Hughes, Felicity Clear : Amongst Other Things – DLR Lexicon
Retired engineer John Sumpter has spent the last ten years learning about art. This exhibition for just one weekend in the Memorial Library at Summerhall celebrates John’s 70th birthday as well as his first ten years as an artist.
John Sumpter : 70th Birthday Retrospective
A short documentary on recent and upcoming exhibitions at the Gallery of Photography, Temple Bar, Dublin.
Profile : Gallery of Photography
As part of the 1916 commemorations, the RHA approached the photographer David Farrell to consider responding to the broader global situation of that time with the war in Europe raging on the Somme. As with many projects the point of …
David Farrell : Before, During, After… Almost – RHA
There Is neither Pine nor Apple in Pineapple is a play on words. This game reflects the way we have to juggle with expression when living in a foreign land rescuing unusual or invented terms. This show translates this circumstance …
Vanessa Donoso López : There Is neither Pine nor Apple in Pineapple – Instituto Cervantes
The object has engaged with art’s historical and contemporary encounter with destruction, as well as more philosophical explorations of iconoclasm. When we witness destruction in the field of culture, such as the recent destruction of Palmyra in Syria, some societal …
Hilary Murray : Object Wars – ArtBox
A walk and talk through the exhibition with the four artists and curator will take place at 5pm on Thurs 11 February, followed by the opening at 6pm. “An indisputable fact: our towns are sexed. Look around you. It’s easy …
Emma Dwyer : There are Little Kingdoms – Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
Glasgow International is a world-renowned biennial festival of contemporary art. Glasgow International showcases the best of local and international art for wide-ranging audiences. The forthcoming seventh edition will happen in the city from 8th – 25th April 2016, again under …
Sarah McCrory : Glasgow International
Julian Vaughan introduces Tonegarden Studios, one of the many arts facilities located at Summerhall.
Julian Vaughan : Tonegarden Studios
‘A Knowing Nature’ is a group show featuring Anita Groener, Phil Foley, Julie Merriman, Cliodhna Timoney and Chanelle Walshe. ‘A Knowing Nature’ brings together the works of artists at the middle and early stages of their careers. The common line …
Sarah Searson, Phil Foley & Cliodhna Timoney : A Knowing Nature
At the Everyman Theatre till 20th February Meet the Boyles: a hilarious, drunken father; a ferociously loyal mother; a wounded son; and a daughter with “notions”. Theirs is a family beset by poverty and war but offered the tantalising promise …
Julie Kelleher : Juno and the Paycock, Everyman Theatre, Cork
In his new film Century Egg (2015) Williams explores the ways in which museums offer a combination of ‘the extraordinary and the completely banal’. Objects and artefacts found in Cambridge museums are the starting point for the artist’s loosely-linked narratives …
Bedwyr Williams : Century Egg
Maeve McCarthy is known for her small scale rural nighttime landscapes executed in tempera and oils on traditional gesso panels, with ideas of place and home, leaving, longing and returning. Exploring memory, childhood and loss, she now changes scale with …
Maeve McCarthy : The Return, RHA
Next up in our Summerhall Residents series is Pickering’s Gin. This multi award winning, marvellously mixed gin is hand crafted at Summerhall Distillery – the first exclusive gin distillery to be established in Edinburgh for over 150 years. We spoke …
Paul Donegan : Pickering’s Gin
Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh: Ardán at the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin. Show runs from February 4th to February 27th.
Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh : Ardán, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery
In “Snap!” Martin Boyle makes connections between images by identifying sequences in banal everyday subject matter, dissolving notions of originality and ownership; instead projecting an absurd sense of order onto the visual chaos of daily life. Martin Boyle lives and …