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The Photo Album of Ireland
4 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
Photo albums give a fascinating insight into our private histories. They can often reveal details about how people lived and worked that official historical records simply overlook. In a ground-breaking initiative developed by The Gallery of Photography, the Photo Album of Ireland project is digitising and sharing cherished family photographs and private photo collections. This emerging, democratic archive provides an accessible record of our rich photographic social history. It is a celebration of ordinary life as viewed from the perspective of private individuals.
Patricia Burns: November Paintings
5 Sep 2014 - 20 Sep 2014
Work on the paintings in the exhibition began in November last year and they were made through the following winter months. The journey on the Dublin to Cork road is an expedition the artist has been making constantly during the last 12 years and some of the paintings are linked to this route. All of the work is connected to thoughts of leaving a place over and over again.
Isabel Nolan: The Weakened Eye of Day
7 Jun 2014 - 21 Sep 2014
The Irish Museum of Modern Art presents The weakened eye of day a new project by Isabel Nolan. The exhibition explores how light manifests as a metaphor in thoughts, obsessions and pursuits and includes text, sculpture, drawings and textiles. Nolan’s works evolve out of consciously erratic investigations into the aesthetics of diverse fields such as cosmology, humoral theory and illuminated manuscripts.
1 Aug 2014 - 30 Sep 2016
Conversations is a selection of diverse displays from the IMMA Collection that present the idea of dialogue on a number of levels: among particular artists’ practices such as Andrew Vickery and Elinor Wiltshire; between ‘then’ and ‘now’ in artists’ work at different times in their career, as with Paul Winstanley and Mark O’Kelly; and works that encourage exchange between the Collection, artists, their work and the viewer.
GIBBONS / WALKER / WARREN
14 Aug 2014 - 13 Sep 2014
Hillsboro Fine Art is delighted to welcome internationally acclaimed artist Corban Walker to the gallery. For this exhibition, each of the artists will make an installation specifically for one of the three spaces in the gallery.
Linda Shevlin: Supernature
20 Jun 2014 - 30 Aug 2014
This exhibition of film and installation was developed during a residency at the Organic Centre Co. Leitrim last year. Working with the staff and students of the centre, Shevlin researched and recreated a series of experiments, inspired by the cult novel Supernature, by Lyall Watson (1973), exploring the many and often astounding ways in which nature manifests itself and adapts to its environment including lunar cycles and Hashimoto’s experiments in giving voice to a cactus.
Materialisation: Mapping the Making
7 Jun 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
Five artists based in Ireland have been invited by Carlow Arts Festival to create a work in response to Joana Vasconcelos’ Valkyrie Enxoval, working with collaborators of their choice. This exhibition charts their journey to the finished work and will include notebooks, photographs, prototypes, samples and statements that illustrate the process and the narrative of each collaboration.
Boyle Civic Collection
5 Sep 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
Opening Reception Thursday 4 September, 6 – 8pm
Paul Murnaghan: Penumbra
5 Sep 2014 - 26 Oct 2014
For the past six years, Paul Murnaghan has used the garden at the rear of his home/studio as a form of ontological notebook. Ideas that developed in parallel to experiment and exhibition are reconsidered and articulated through the lens and through a more personal framework. The work’s content includes both recordings of opportune moments and structured scenarios, which reflect a glimpsed understanding of things peripheral to knowing, in an attempt to reveal the visible and the invisible through a multitude of methods.