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Articles by Hugh McCabe

Hugh McCabe is a student on the MA Art In The Contemporary World.

Art In The Contemporary World Podcast No.6: Foaming At The Mouth

November 1, 2014 – 2:36 pm | Comments Off

This Art in the Contemporary World podcast is about “Foaming at the Mouth.” Declan Long and Francis Halsall are joined by the project creators Emer Lynch and Tracy Hanna to discuss the genesis, themes and …

Art In The Contemporary World Podcast No.5: Reflections on VAWF

June 10, 2014 – 5:51 pm | Comments Off

This podcast centres on the issues raised by the Visual Arts Workers Forum 2014, which took place recently (May 2014) at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin. As well as giving an overview of the …

Art In The Contemporary World Podcast No.4: A Cranbrook Conversation

March 21, 2014 – 12:33 pm | Comments Off

A discussion about Cranbrook School of Art and Design with Francis Halsall (Visiting Critical Fellow, 2014) and students Anthony Warnick and Kelley O’Brien. Topics covered include Cranbrook’s unique educational environment and its relationship to its …

Art in the Contemporary World Podcast no.3

March 14, 2014 – 1:45 pm | Comments Off

This podcast centres on two recent Dublin exhibitions; group show ‘Tonight you can call me Trish’ at the Lab, and ‘Wasteland’ by Eva Koťátková and Dominik Lang at the Project Arts Centre. Contributors to this …

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. http://www.kerlin.ie/exhibitions/remains
The talk …

Art in the Contemporary World: Podcast No. 1

December 20, 2013 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off

This is the first in a series of recorded conversations led by staff from MA Art in the Contemporary World at NCAD. The discussions will address current exhibitions and related critical questions. In this podcast …

The Crusades

October 29, 2013 – 10:11 am | Comments Off

Won’t you tell me the last time that love bought your clothes?
The Crusades – Lily Cahill and Rob Murphy
The Drawing Project | Crofton Road, Dun Laoghaire
Opening Reception | 30 October 5 – 8pm
Show Continues …

Becoming Imperceptible

October 13, 2013 – 2:34 pm | Comments Off

Dates: 5 Oct- 16 Nov
Time: Mon to Sat, 10am – 6pm
“The Cosmos is an abstract machine, and each world has an assemblage affecting it. If one reduces oneself to one or several abstract lines …

In The Line Of Beauty

October 7, 2013 – 2:25 pm | Comments Off

Artists Talks | In the Line of Beauty
Saturday 12 October, 1.00pm – 2.30pm
The Lecture Room, IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art)

Join nine young Irish artists who will talk about their work featured in the exhibition …

Francis Halsall Interview on Totally Dublin

September 16, 2013 – 12:20 pm | Comments Off

Totally Dublin are running an interview with Francis Halsall, co-coordinator of the MA Art In The Contemporary World. Head on over here to read Francis talking about his teaching, art history, contemporary art and undergraduate …

Dark Matter

September 11, 2013 – 10:26 am | Comments Off

Dark Matter
Bio Space 033,
33 Charles Street West,
Dublin 7
Opening Wednesday 18th, 6pm
Wednesday 18th – Saturday 21st September
http://biospace033.wordpress.com/
‘Dark Matter’ is an exhibition, which is the result of the first collaboration between the two Dublin based artist collectives …

The Eagles And The Stone: A Review by Marie Soffe

June 25, 2013 – 8:00 pm | Comments Off

Marie Soffe reviews a recent exhibition of work by Bláthnaid Ní Mhurchú that took place at the Avenue Road Gallery in Dublin during March 2013.
This morning, some Jehovah’s Witnesses dropped a leaflet through my letterbox …

The Kite Nite

June 24, 2013 – 4:05 pm | Comments Off

Wednesday 26th June, 9pm @ the Exchange Dublin.
The Kite Nite is a Poetry Performance Spoken Word Evening. Organised by Ruth Kerr and Róisín Power Hackett, two poetry enthusiasts, it is a bi-monthly event held in …

NCAD Faculty of Visual Culture Postgraduate Scholarship

June 18, 2013 – 10:44 am | Comments Off

Visual Culture, NCAD is delighted to offer the first Postgraduate Scholarship for MA studies.
Following the successes of the two Masters programmes offered by the Faculty of Visual Culture at the National College of Art and …

Paper Visual Art Journal Dublin Edition Launch

June 14, 2013 – 1:18 pm | Comments Off

Paper Visual Art launch their Dublin edition at 6pm on Wednesday 19th of June in the Joinery. This is the third part of a three-part, city-specific hard copy project, and it follows on from …

What is Marxism and Critical Theory?

May 21, 2013 – 11:46 am | Comments Off

Saturday 25 May, Lecture Room, IMMA Off-Site at NCH
NOTE: Updated Schedule Below
Programme Details
What is Marxism and Critical Theory? …

After Former West

May 13, 2013 – 6:00 pm | Comments Off

Report, reflection and discussion on the Former West congress
Goethe-Institut Dublin
Monday 20th May 2013 6:00pm
This event in the Goethe Institute will present a set of reports, reflections and discussions by four attendees of the Former West …

Speculative Criteria: A Conversation Between Paul J. Ennis and Steven Shaviro

May 8, 2013 – 8:10 pm | Comments Off

Dublin Unit for Speculative Thought presents:
Speculative Criteria:
A Conversation Between Paul J. Ennis and Steven Shaviro
Thursday 23 May 2013, 6pm-8pm
Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre
National College of Art and Design, Dublin
This conversation between Paul J. Ennis (co-founder of …

Doubt and Visual Representation Symposium

April 28, 2013 – 9:53 pm | Comments Off

University College Cork
10th-11th May 2013
http://ucc-art-symposium.com/about/
Next weekend UCC are hosting an art symposium on the topic of Doubt and Visual Representation. Both current MA ACW student Susan Connolly and MA ACW graduate Rebecca O’Dwyer will be …

PVA Cork Edition Launch at the NSF

April 27, 2013 – 11:09 pm | Comments Off

Paper Visual Art Journal – Cork Edition
The National Sculpture Factory
Cork City
Thursday 2 May, 2013
6-8pm
Paper Visual Art will be launching a Cork-based, hard copy edition at the National Sculpture Factory on Thursday 2 May, 2013 from …