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July 1, 2015 – 12:44 pm |

Alexander McQueen
Victoria & Albert Museum
London, U.K.
14, March – 2, August, 2015
Review by Susan Edwards
At the entrance was a video screen, an image of an indistinct human face morphing from a skull shape to tribal image …

Jee Young Lee | Stage of Mind

June 3, 2015 – 6:12 pm |

Curated by current ACW MA Candidate Elisa Nocente as part of Belfast Photo Festival.

The Systemic Turn

May 25, 2015 – 5:31 pm |


May 12, 2015 – 12:55 pm |

MART Experiments presents ‘An Experiment in Life Drawing’
curated by Lynda Phelan
Open Call for Participants – Deadline: 28 May 2015
Date (s) of Experiment: 13 + 14 June 2015
@ The MART, 190a Rathmines Road Lower, Dublin 6.
Life …


May 5, 2015 – 1:38 pm |


May 5, 2015 – 11:55 am |

ACW course co-ordinator Dr. Francis Halsall presents a seminar on the aesthetics of systems in collaboration with the Barcelona University Facultad des Bellas Artes. Two central issues will be …

Ingrid Lyons: Orange Wrappers

April 27, 2015 – 11:14 pm |

The first in a series of collector’s talks at the Douglas Hyde Gallery.
May 7th / 2015 / 5pm
Intelligent collecting begins with the discovery or deepening awareness of core values through their reflection in objects …

Art | History | Politics: contemporary artists in conversation

April 20, 2015 – 9:27 am |

Mon 20th April, 14.00-17.00 (Harry Carke Lecture Theatre, NCAD)
This discursive event is led by three artists whose practices often relate the contemporary moment in art and culture to earlier moments and other histories. Each engages …

JoAnne Mancini: Art and War in the Pacific World

March 26, 2015 – 3:14 pm |

5pm on Friday 27th March, in the Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre, NCAD, Dublin.
// Wine reception to follow //
J. M. Mancini (Ph.D., M.A., Johns Hopkins; B.A., University of Virginia) is Senior Lecturer in History. Before coming …

IMMA Residency | Speaking Studios – Morgan Quaintance

March 6, 2015 – 12:37 pm |

IMMA writer-in-residence and visiting ACW lecturer, Morgan Quaintance (UK writer and curator) invites creatives from Dublin’s cultural scene to take part in a live pre-recorded episode of his radio show Studio Visit, broadcast weekly on …


March 4, 2015 – 7:30 pm |

An Exhibition of work by Nollaig Molloy + Ruth Kerr
TACTIC Gallery, Sample Studios, 3rd Floor, Former Government Buildings, Sullivan’s Quay, Cork
Opening Thursday 19th March, 7pm
running from 20th March – 2nd April
heckle – to interrupt a …

In Portents

February 23, 2015 – 7:23 pm |

// In Portents. A Screening by Kevin A Freeney, Hannah Fitz & Tanad Williams // Block T // Wed. 25 Feb. 6pm // featuring accompanying text by current ACW MA candidate Eimear Walshe
In Portents is …

Uri Aran in conversation with Declan Long

February 17, 2015 – 9:29 pm |

All This is Yours
mixed media
106.7 x 63.5 x 106.7 cm
Harry Clark Lecture Hall // 2pm Thursday 19th February

All works are rehearsals; new beginnings that look like reconsiderations. There’s no newness and nothing lasts. There is …

Stations of Indifference

February 6, 2015 – 6:04 pm |

Denis Mortell’s MA ACW exhibition Stations of Indifference is currently showing at the Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square East, until February 27th.
Opening hours Tuesday to Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
More information about the exhibition can …

The Lie of the Land

February 5, 2015 – 12:07 pm |

An exhibition featuring works by Helen Devitt (Cork), Kenneth O’Halloran (Dublin/L.A), Adrian Duncan (Dublin/Berlin) and Jill Quigley (Belfast)
Curated by Miranda Driscoll.
Opening Wednesday 11 February 7pm
Exhibition runs until Sunday 22 March 2015

The Lie of the Land; …

Paul Seawright – The List

January 26, 2015 – 9:46 pm |

Declan Long will be in conversation with Paul Seawright this Thursday 29th January to mark the opening of his new work The List at the Kerlin Gallery
Exhibition runs from 30th january – 21st March 2015
Press …

Cé leis é

January 8, 2015 – 11:45 am |

NCAD Gallery presents the Cé leis é? exhibition talk
Cé leis é? and Systems Aesthetics hosted by Francis Halsall.
Friday 9th January 2015, 4pm, Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre, NCAD.
Francis Halsall will host a discussion of NCAD …


January 6, 2015 – 5:22 pm |

Pallas Projects/Studios
January 29th – 31st 2015
Opening reception 6-8pm January 29th
The Project Space at PP/S presents Transferrals, an NCAD MA Graduate show by Art in the Contemporary World (ACW) alumni John Busher and Aisling Ní Chlaonadh.
Transferrals …

Mel Brimfield at the LAB

December 9, 2014 – 12:51 pm |

Quantum Foam, the film work by artist Mel Brimfield commissioned by Kinsale Arts Festival 2014, will be showing at The LAB in Dublin next Thursday 11 December.
The LAB will host three films by the …

Pallas Projects Periodical Review #4

December 4, 2014 – 11:12 pm |

Image: Anita Delaney, Sssss, 2014. Digital C-Type Print
Preview: 6–8pm, Friday 5 December 2014
Featuring both a member of our current ACW class Marie Farrington and a recent guest lecturer Dragana Jurisic alongside Michael Beirne, Jenny …