Thinking Visual Residency Submission
Mermaid Arts Centre
Friday 11 April
11 Apr 2014
Thinking Visual is a programme of events designed to provide a high quality contemporary visual art experience for secondary students in the county of Wicklow. The aim is to provide students with an opportunity to explore a variety of themes and concepts while engaging in an understanding of the depth of contemporary visual arts practice through direct engagement with visual artists. Over the coming year through Thinking Visual Wicklow County Council will host 8 artists workshops in local schools, 5 artists talks as well as a three month Artist in Residence in Blessington Community College.
Iron R 2
7 Apr 2014 - 12 Apr 2014
Following the success of the first IRON-R Project in 2012, the National Sculpture Factory in partnership with CIT/CCAD, are delighted to announce the hosting of IRON-R 2 from Mon 7th – Sat 12th April 2014. To accommodate the increased scope and ambition of this year’s workshop, IRON-R 2 has moved from the NSF to the former Ford Factory in Cork’s Docklands.
Rouzbeh Rashidi: HSP: There Is No Escape From The Terrors Of The Mind
Chester Beatty Library
Sunday 6 April at 2pm
6 Apr 2014
Experimental Film Society in association with Chester Beatty Library presents the screening of experimental feature film HSP: There Is No Escape From The Terrors Of The Mind by Rouzbeh Rashidi on Sunday 6th April 2pm in Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. The filmmaker will be at present to introduce the film and do a Q&A afterwards.
Eamonn Ceannt: Solor
Gormley's Fine Art, Dublin
1 Apr 2014 - 20 Apr 2014
Eamonn Ceannt’s Solor exhibition, which was held in the Arts Club, Dublin, is now on display in our Dublin gallery.
Eamonn has traveled extensively over the years including North Africa, the US, Iran, Afghanistan, Nepal and the Indian sub-continent and lived for a number of years in both East and West Africa.
474: document | work | space
The Drawing Project
Thursday 27 March at 6pm
28 Mar 2014 - 3 Apr 2014
Opening Reception Thursday 27 March at 6pm 474: document | work | space, an exhibition resulting from a collaborative project between the Institute of Art, Design and Technology and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, opens to the public at the Drawing Project Gallery, DúnLaoghaire, on Friday 28 March 2014. The exhibition will opened by Christina [...]
Have to Hand, by my Hand, oh Handyman
Friday 21 March, 6 - 9pm
22 Mar 2014 - 11 Apr 2014
The handyman’s potential lies in the role of the underdog – a renegade plumber, a deviant painter-decorator, a glorified technician. The Handyman Aesthetic is a language that presents subordinate materials from the polarised spaces of the city, between glimmering high-rise and dissonant disrepair, materiality and abstraction, resolution and fracture.
The Irish Landscape
Gormley's Fine Art, Dublin
Thursday 13 March at 6:30pm
13 Mar 2014 - 6 Apr 2014
Featuring new works by Brian Ballard RUA, Eugene Conway, Paul Donaghy, Mary Grant, Eileen Meagher and David Skinner.
Lunch Bytes: Series of discussions on art and digital culture
Irish Museum of Modern Art
Wednesday 12 March at 6pm
12 Mar 2014
The Irish Museum of Modern Art and the Goethe Institut present Lunch Bytes, an exciting new series of critical discussions that explore art and digital culture. A range of international experts on this subject will offer their perspectives on the impact of the internet on visual arts practice. The first session to launch the series of four discussions in Dublin takes place on Wednesday 12 March at 6.00pm at IMMA exploring the topic of Film/Video as a Medium.
Things / Daiktai
CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery
Friday 7 March at 6pm
8 Mar 2014 - 12 Apr 2014
Things / Daiktai is an exhibition of textile artwork made through an exchange project between 35 textiles students from CIT Crawford College of Art and Design (CCAD) and Kaunas Art Institute of Vilnius Academy of the Arts, Lithuania.
Stephen McKenna: Drawings & Watercolours 1974 – 2013
Saturday 8 March, 2 - 4pm
8 Mar 2014 - 20 Apr 2014
Stephen McKenna has a thriving practice that has evolved over six decades of mastering his craft with firm dedication. In that time, he has distinguished himself as a champion of form and precision in his drawings and paintings. Highly prolific and internationally renowned, McKenna’s work is included in many of the finest museum and private collections worldwide. McKenna was born in London in 1939 but has been based for the most part in County Carlow since 1998. In his lifetime he has travelled far and wide, with return visits to the places that most speak to him. In this exhibition we are given a glimpse of some of these locations by way of works made in Derry, Donegal and Dublin in Ireland, Carrara, Naples and Pompeii in Italy, Berlin and Munich in Germany, Galicia, San Sebastian and Santander in Spain, Lisbon in Portugal and Istanbul in Turkey.
Camille Henrot: Grosse Fatigue
Lismore Castle Arts
8 Mar 2014 - 13 Apr 2014
Curated by Matthew Higgs, and presented in collaboration with White Columns, New York, Grosse Fatigue premieried at the Venice Bienniale in 2013. Shot at the Smithsonian Institute in New York, this film weaves sound, film and narrative as the artist attempts to tell the story of the universe’s creation.
MAKE Symposium: Exploring Ideas of Making in Art, Technology and Science
Friday 7 March, 10am - 5pm
7 Mar 2014
MAKE Symposium will look at our relationship to making, to objects, and our awareness through touch of the material world.
David Quinn: Dunkelbunt
Thursday 6 March, 6 - 8pm
7 Mar 2014 - 29 Mar 2014
David Quinn (b. 1971, Dublin) studied Visual Communications at Dublin Institute of Technology from 1989 to 1993 before deciding to embark on a career as a visual artist. He has exhibited his work regularly, both in Ireland and abroad, since 1995 and has taken part in several residency programmes at Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co. Mayo; Roundstone Arts Week, Roundstone, Co. Galway; and Mountjoy Prison, Dublin 7 as part of The Arts Council’s Visual Artists in Prisons Scheme. In summer 2012 he was the recipient of a Summer Project Studio at DIT Portland Row.
Anthony Pilbro: Between the Cracks
3 Mar 2014 - 24 Mar 2014
Anthony originally hails from London but moved to Mayo in 1996. He studied at the Croydon College of Art and The Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. He represented Ireland in the International Symposium ‘To Kiss a Different Earth’ in Fulda Germany, 1998. He exhibits regularly at The Doorway Gallery in Dublin and has had numerous solo shows both in Ireland and Europe.
Selma Makela: Magnetic North
Galway Arts Centre
Friday 28 February at 6pm
1 Mar 2014 - 29 Mar 2014
On 28th February, Galway Arts Centre will open ‘Magnetic North’, a solo exhibition by Galway based visual artist Selma Makela. Through painting and video, Makela uses geological and meteorological phenomena as a visual language to evoke the complexities of migration, memory and our changing environment.
Maciej Pestka: The Life of Psy
The Library Project
Thursday 27 February at 6pm
24 Feb 2014 - 9 Mar 2014
The Library Project presents the exhibition and photobook launch ‘The Life of Psy’ by Maciej Pestka. The project tells the story of how the life of a seemingly unknown Frenchman changed overnight in a frenzied case of mistaken identity. From a consultant in Cork, Ireland to a celebrity in Barcelona, the document of this overnight success is now being released a year after the original event.