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Ella de Búrca: GOBO
6 Feb 2015 - 14 Mar 2015
The trail of Roger Casement, hero, traitor, martyr, pervert; (who he is is who he is to you) led de Búrca to Iquitos, Peru where Casement’s humanitarian work had ended the savage reign of the Ango-Peruvian Rubber company. After decades of widespread rape, torture and usury at the hands of unchecked capitalism, the indigenous culture had been all but erased. A century later, globalized capitalism has wreaked similar decay upon the monuments that those rubber barons built to themselves.
Asylum Archive: Mapping Absences
14 Feb 2015 - 20 Mar 2015
Galway Arts Centre is pleased to present ‘Asylum Archive’, an exhibition by Dublin based visual artist and researcher Vukasin Nedeljkovic. A panel discussion organised with Create: The development agency for collaborative arts will take place at 6pm on Tuesday March 3 in Galway Arts Centre. The panel will include Vukasin Nedeljkovic; artist Dr. Anthony Haughey; Dr. Charlotte McIvor Lecturer in Theatre & Drama studies, NUI Galway; Dr. Anne Mulhall, Lecturer in School of English, Drama and Film, UCD; and Megs Morley, independent curator. The text ‘The Absences of the Asylum Archive: Making Reflective Space’ by Charlotte McIvor will also be available at the exhibition and on www.asylumarchive.com and www.create-ireland.ie
Darran McGlynn: You are Here
21 Feb 2015 - 28 Feb 2015
Void Studio Programme is committed to supporting artists at every stage of their career.
The Pattern Exchange
6 Feb 2015 - 28 Mar 2015
The Pattern Exchange is an exhibition, guest curated by Rosie Lynch and Hollie Kearns, which will present existing work from Irish artists Sarah Browne, Gareth Kennedy, Sarah Lincoln and Fiona McDonald, with new commissions by Paul Bokslag (IE/NL) and architecture practice Studio Weave (UK). Taking pattern as a point of departure, the exhibition will explore patterns of knowledge, material production, labour, and patterns of movement and change within urban and natural landscapes.
PORTFOLIO @ Solomon
30 Jan 2015 - 14 Mar 2015
Solomon Fine Art, in conjunction with the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI), Irish Design 2015 (ID2015) and The Doyle Collection, are pleased to announce the launch of PORTFOLIO @ Solomon, a dedicated design & craft gallery to coincide with the ID2015 programme. The new 60m2 gallery space is located at the main entrance to The Westbury Hotel and Westbury Mall on Balfe Street, just a few steps from Solomon Fine Art’s existing gallery and a stone’s throw from Grafton Street.
Phoenix Rising: Art and Civic Imagination
7 Nov 2014 - 29 Mar 2015
This exhibition and related events explore the current place of civic ideals in urban life and contemporary art practice. It references Dublin’s 1914 Civic Exhibition which was inspired by the work of Scottish biologist, sociologist and planner Patrick Geddes and which attempted to re-imagine Dublin as “the phoenix of cities” during a period of economic, social and political strife. The exhibition showcases contemporary artists’ responses to the urban environment using different strategies to understand and represent the city. It includes work by Stephen Brandes, Mark Clare, Cliona Harmey, Vagabond Reviews, Stéphanie Nava and Mary-Ruth Walsh.
Eva Koťátková and Dominik Lang: Wasteland
13 Feb 2015 - 21 Mar 2015
Wasteland will transform the gallery into a hypothetical place, an absurd playground overflowing with salvaged objects, postal packages, sculptures and debris. Nestled amidst its poetic surrounds the story of the artists’ attempts to dismantle and relocate a public park to a new location also unfolds. This exhibition explores the institutional rules and regulations that pervade our lives, and what happens when things slip through the cracks. Wasteland marks the first collaboration between Czech artists Eva Koťátková and Dominik Lang.