Catalyst Arts Belfast – The Joinery Dublin Exchange Programme

22nd – 31st March

Opens Thursday 22nd March 6-8pm

Runs Weds – Sats 12-6pm

New work by Stuart Calvin, Amy Brooks and Ruaidhri Lennon.

After the success of the first collaboration ‘Switched’ in September 2010,
Catalyst Arts Belfast will once again collaborate with the Joinery Dublin to
present a selection of work by recent graduates chosen from the University
of Ulster Degree Show 2011, highlighting the variety of output by local
emerging practitioners. This work will be re-exhibited in the Joinery, and
provides the chosen artists with an opportunity to show alongside their
peers in a new, curated context. In May the recent graduate works selected
by The Joinery will be exhibited in Catalyst Arts. This exchange provides an
opportunity for recent graduate artists to showcase their work to a new and
broader audience.

Catalyst Arts was founded to support and exhibit the work of students,
local, emerging and more established artists, often exhibiting them
alongside international names. The organization provides a training ground
for future artistic, curatorial and arts administrative talent, and is
committed to providing services and opportunities for its large members’
base. As a result, the gallery continues to present cutting edge and
challenging contemporary art on a modest budget, showcased in an accessible
and dynamic art space in the heart of Belfast. Over the years, Catalyst has
worked and collaborated with a diverse range of organisations, groups and
institutions in Northern Ireland, the Republic and abroad.