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2nd Art in the Contemporary World podcast: Willie Doherty in conversation with Declan Long

February 28, 2014 – 12:26 pm | Comments Off

This is an edited version of the conversation that took place prior to the opening of Willie Doherty’s exhibition ‘Remains’ at Kerlin Gallery on 16th January 2014. The exhibition runs until 15th March.
The talk …

Unit 1

February 28, 2014 – 9:52 am | Comments Off

Unit 1
Broadstone Studios 22 Harcourt Terrace Dublin 2
Saturday 1st March from 7pm
A series of live, sound-based, multi-media works by Alex Conway, Mick O’Shea & James McCann.
Unit 1 is an artist-led platform that supports artists interested …


February 27, 2014 – 6:42 pm | Comments Off

Alison Pilkington | Pallas Projects
115–117 The Coombe Dublin 8
28th February – 8th March 2014
12-6pm Tuesday to Saturday
Opening reception: Friday 28th February 6pm – 8pm
Alison Pilkington’s new show at Pallas Projects is a presentation of …

Contemporary Craft: Curating, Collecting, Critical Writing | Saturday 1st March 2014

February 26, 2014 – 9:22 pm | Comments Off

See link for details!
contemporary craft conference programme March1st[1]

Patrick Scott and the White Stag Group

February 26, 2014 – 4:18 pm | Comments Off

Critical response | Roisin Kennedy
Thursday 27 February
6.00pm – 7.00pm
Lecture Room IMMA
Roisin Kennedy (lecturer in art history, UCD) explores Scott’s affiliation with the White Stag Group, a group of war émigrés who relocated to …

Temple Bar Gallery & Studios Programme Launch

February 24, 2014 – 10:45 pm | Comments Off

This Wednesday TBG&S will host the launch of its new artistic programme for 2014/15

Programme Launch 2014/15
Wednesday 26 February
5 -7pm, top floor atrium
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios
5-9 Temple Bar Dublin 2
Pizza, Beer, Tunes


February 21, 2014 – 3:30 pm | Comments Off

Cowtown is back for the second year. One day in Stoneybatter, organised by the Joinery. Art, books, music, banter. In the batter. Come for the opening at the Joinery at 1.30pm and stay in Stoneybatter …

Kevin Mooney in conversation with Declan Long

February 20, 2014 – 10:10 am | Comments Off

Declan Long, co-director of Art in the Contemporary World will be in conversation with visual artist Kevin Mooney.

Talbot Gallery and Studios, 51 Talbot Street Dublin 1
2pm 22nd February 2014
Dog Island Tales is currently on show …

Painting in Parenthesis (In Brackets!): Where does the medium end and the idea begin?

February 19, 2014 – 2:54 pm | Comments Off

Damien Flood and James Merrigan in discussion on the occasion of Flood’s solo exhibition ‘Interior Sun’ at Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, 19 February, 2014, 7pm.
“Since painting is realised today within the horizon of …

of clouds and strings

February 17, 2014 – 11:20 am | Comments Off

Ulrich Vogl
20th February – 22nd March 2014
Kevin Kavanagh Gallery Chancery Ln Dublin 8
Opening: 20th February at 6pm
Ulrich Vogl’s most recent body of work focuses on sculptures that are – either in themselves or in …

Francis Halsall’s Second Lecture: Systems Aesthetics

February 13, 2014 – 7:26 pm | Comments Off

Critical Studies Lecture 2
Systems Aesthetics

In Search of the Truth: Afghanistan

February 12, 2014 – 5:10 pm | Comments Off

A Cause Collective project
Ryan Alexiev | Jim Ricks |Hank Willis Thomas
10th – 23rd February | Opening: 13th February at 6pm
The Library Project, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
The Library Project presents In Search of the …

Francis Halsall’s lecture: Object Oriented Aesthetics and the Re-Materialization of the Art Object is now available

February 12, 2014 – 4:17 pm | Comments Off

Critical Studies Lecture 1
Object Oriented Aesthetics and the Re-Materialization of the Art Object

Systems Aesthetics

February 10, 2014 – 2:47 pm | Comments Off

Francis Halsall, co-director of MA Art in the Contemporary World will give his second lecture at the Cranbrook Art Museum, Michigan, USA.
Tuesday | February 11 | 6pm
Francis Halsall
Spring 2013 Critical Studies Fellow
Systems Aesthetics
Sponsored by the …

Leonora Carrington: The Celtic Surrealist

February 9, 2014 – 5:52 pm | Comments Off

ACW student Lynda Phelan provides an insightful response to Leonora Carrington’s recent exhbition at IMMA. This review is also available via the Shower of Kunst website (
What a fantastical world we expose when we penetrate …

Queer Pagan Punk: Derek Jarman part one: Jarman and the Occult

February 9, 2014 – 5:43 pm | Comments Off

alt=”” title=”T.G- Psychic Rally in Heaven” width=”688″ height=”512″ class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-4569″ />Friend of ACW, Darius Lerup is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages at the University of Cambridge where …

Anticipating Performance: A Curatorial Question

February 3, 2014 – 6:42 pm | Comments Off

Friday | February 7th 2014
Registration from 9.30 | R.H.A. Dublin
Booking is essential, places are limited:
Tickets are €10, including lunch and refreshments catered by Jennie Moran.
Anticipating Performance: A Curatorial Question is a one-day symposium on curating …

An Active Encounter

February 2, 2014 – 4:47 pm | Comments Off

Tamas St Turba, Ruth Clinton, Niamh Moriarty, Colm Clarke, Michael O’Halloran – curated by
Ciara Hickey. 06 February – 01 March 2014
An Active Encounter is a project being undertaken by both current and past ACW students …

Essays for the House of Memory

February 1, 2014 – 9:59 pm | Comments Off

Essays for the House of Memory
Curated by Haizea Barcenilla
John Busher | Susan Connolly | Noelle Gallagher | Amanda Jane Graham | Ali Kirby | Anne-Marie McKee | Sinéad O’Connell | Molly O’Dwyer | Nuala O’Sullivan …