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RESISTANCE IS FERTILE STEP 1, ‘REFUGE IN FAUXTOPIA’

May 21, 2017 – 4:48 pm |

Location: Auditorium Van Abbe Museum
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Convened by: Vaari Claffey with Sam Keogh
Presenters: Vaari Claffey, Joseph Noonan-Ganley, Sam Keogh, Dr Tina Kinsella, Our Table – Michelle Darmody Lucky, Seamus Nolan, Grace Weir
Accompanied by Sarah …

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HyperNormalisation

May 16, 2017 – 10:23 pm |

Paper Visual Art Journal will host an event at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, to discuss some elements of the recent work by British filmmaker Adam Curtis, particularly his 2016 essay-film Hypernormalisation. We have invited Alice Butler of the Irish Film Institute, Francis Halsall of the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, and independent filmmaker Tadhg O’Sullivan (The Great Wall) to contribute to this discussion. The major focus of the talk will be the content and form of Curtis’s argumentation in this film and how this form of argumentation has evolved from earlier works.

This event has been kindly supported by the Arts Council.

Eventbrite link here.

An audio recording of the conversation will be made available on the PVA website subsequently.

Martin Creed Visits NCAD

April 28, 2017 – 4:50 pm |

Art in the Contemporary World is delighted to host this event.
Martin Creed was born in 1968 in Wakefield and grew up in Glasgow. He learned violin from the age of three, changing to piano and …

“Altered Environments” Kathleen O’Leary

March 29, 2017 – 6:28 pm | Comments Off

“Altered Environments” Kathleen O’Leary
Leitrim Sculpture Centre: Friday 31st March, 5-8pm
Refreshments served at 5 pm, Everybody welcome
Continues until Friday, 13th April 2017
Exhibition statement: ‘Altered Environments’, is an artist-in-residence exhibition that has been created through a montage …

Áine Mc Bride, Habitat HQ

March 20, 2017 – 6:44 pm | Comments Off

ÁINE MC BRIDE, Habitat HQ
Monday, March 13 – Friday, March 24, 2017
This off-site project will take place in the concourse surrounding the Edmund Burke Theatre on the lower floor of the Arts Building, Trinity College. …

Rising from the Hill: Local Systems in Global Contexts

March 10, 2017 – 1:41 pm | Comments Off

Cow House Studios Autumn Residency, 2017
With the generous support of Wexford County Council & The National College of Art & Design, Cow House Studios presents Rising from the Hill: Local Systems in Global Contexts, a …

Call for Submissions for /Glitch Festival Sedimentary Structures Gallery Talk

February 23, 2017 – 9:28 pm | Comments Off

Invited Participants: Current students & previous graduates at University of Ulster, NCAD’s ACW & ADW and IADT’s ARC.
Deadline for Pitch Proposal: March 3rd, 2017
Deadline for Text: May 2nd 2017
Email: deirdre@mart.ie your text or short proposal …

Symposium: Intentionality and the Human

December 2, 2016 – 10:12 pm | Comments Off

Intentionality and the Human: A One Day Symposium (run in association with the University of Newcastle and the British Society for Phenomenology)
Admission Free
About the Symposium
The aim of the symposium is to explore the phenomenological …

HEED FM – GARRETT PHELAN

November 15, 2016 – 1:36 pm | Comments Off

22 OCTOBER – 18 NOVEMBER 2016
LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW TO HEED FM ON WWW.HEEDFM.COM
BROADCASTING ON DUBLIN 94.3 FM.
DAB/DAB+ (Dublin and Cork only)
24 HRS | 28 DAYS

Left: HEED FM – Dylan Kirwin, Scarecrow, Digital print, 2016.
Right: …

Lecture: Martin Waldmeier – Speaking in Tongues

November 9, 2016 – 10:49 pm | Comments Off

Tuesday 15 November, 6.00 – 7.00pm, Lecture Room, IMMA
Image: Luis Camnitzer, Insults, 2009, installation at MARCO Vigo. Photo courtesy MARCO Vigo
Why do so many in the art world speak such an opaque and impenetrable jargon? …

The Centre For Dying On Stage: Performance Date & Times

October 27, 2016 – 4:04 pm | Comments Off

The Centre For Dying On Stage
Performance by artists Jessica Foley, Marjorie Potiron & Lisa Hoffmann, Steven Randall, and Alex Mirutziu AKA The Artist and Himself at 29 (TAH29)
at Wexford Arts Centre
on Saturday 12 November 2016, …

RDS Visual Art Awards

October 26, 2016 – 2:00 pm | Comments Off

ACW alumnus Michelle Hall has received the R.C. Lewis-Crosby Award at the year’s RDS Visual Art Awards. The Exhibition is free to attend and runs at the RDS Concert Hall from Wednesday, October 26 to …

IMMA/ACW fellow Martin Waldmeier

October 14, 2016 – 5:06 pm | Comments Off

We are delighted to welcome our new IMMA/ACW fellow Martin Waldmeier.
MA Programs, Art in the Contemporary World at National College of Art and Design, Dublin, working in collaboration with the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin will …

Paper Visual Art Journal Publication Launch

October 9, 2016 – 12:45 pm | Comments Off

On Thursday 13 October, Paper Visual Art Journal will launch two new publications at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios from 7 p.m: Paper Visual Art Journal, volume 7 and the supplement Having a Kiki: Queer …

I like to eat with my hands

August 23, 2016 – 12:10 pm | Comments Off

Featuring work by: Taro Furukata, Ann Maria Healy, Claire Huber & KVM
Saturday 27th August at 3pm
Curated by RGKSKSRG
BOOK YOUR SEAT ON THE BUS!
A bus will leave Dublin at 1pm and return to Dublin for 8pm.
To …

First Skeeze, the first in a three part experimental poetry series.

July 23, 2016 – 9:43 pm | Comments Off

First Skeeze, the first in a three part experimental poetry series at Studio 6, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Tuesday 26th July, 7pm – 8.30pm
Performing: Billy Dante, David Hynes, Róisín Power Hackett, …

Introduction to Systems Theory & Cybernetics

July 19, 2016 – 3:50 pm | Comments Off

Location: Bluecoat
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2016
Time: 6.00 PM
Tickets: £3/£2
Dr. Francis Halsall, an academic, art writer and course director of Art in the Contemporary World at National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Dublin leads a …

Longtable discussion with Prof. Willem Boshoff and Dr. Francis Halsall (Dublin) on the Willem Boshoff Archive

July 6, 2016 – 10:23 pm | Comments Off

Date: 13 July 2016
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Place: Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, University of the Free State
Enquiries: Prof Suzanne Human, humane@ufs.ac.za
In a conversation led by Dr. Francis Halsall from the National College of Art & Design, …

Systems>Networks – Photography and the Legacy of Conceptual Art

June 1, 2016 – 3:51 pm | Comments Off

03 Jun 2016: 9.30am to 5.30pm
Photography was integral to conceptual art, as document and language. Assumed to be flat and inexpressive, its use is often revisited as a matter of aesthetics. What is less …

Launch | Issue 12 | Critical Bastards Magazine

May 29, 2016 – 3:58 pm | Comments Off

Studio 6, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios
18.00-20.30
30/05/16
BYOB
Critical Bastards Magazine is an emerging creative forum of criticality as a response to contemporary visual art in the island of Ireland and beyond. This is the twelfth …

Liz Nielsen & Max Warsh Curated by Jessamyn Fiore at Sirius Arts Centre

May 29, 2016 – 3:44 pm | Comments Off

23 June – 01 August 2016
Opens 22 June 7pm
Workshop, Artist & Curator Talk and Panel Discussion on 23 June.
This exhibition presents the work of two outstanding American artists whose contemporary art practice employs a unique …

Reading as Practice event with Paper Visual Art Journal at IMMA

May 9, 2016 – 12:20 pm | Comments Off

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