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February 7, 2016 – 1:52 am |

Exhibition launch by Cllr. Micheal MacDonncha
on behalf of the Ardmheara/Lord Mayor of Dublin Criona Ni Dhalaigh
Wednesday 10th February 2016
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Jesse Jones contemplates themes of empowerment and social renewal by interrogating how art is represented …

Michelle Hall: The Lament of the Jade Phoenix // Deirdre Lyons: Reverse Paintings

February 2, 2016 – 3:06 pm |

Exhibition will continue from Jan 30th to Feb 7th, opening 11-7 daily at Steambox Gallery, School St, Dublin 8.
Hall and Lyons present new bodies of works to mark the end of their time on the …

Jan Pleitner // Water for the Tribe

January 15, 2016 – 12:04 pm |

22 January – 10 March 2016
Opening reception: Friday 22 January
Kerlin Gallery is pleased to present Water for the Tribe, an exhibition of new painting by
Jan Pleitner. It will be his first solo exhibition with Kerlin …

Visualising the Nation State – Art-Critical Perspectives

December 11, 2015 – 1:09 pm |

In association with the project
Uncomfortable Encounters, Disruptive Pedagogies
Critical Explorations at the Intersections of Collaborative Art/Research/Education Practices
A postgraduate seminar hosted by MA Art in the Contemporary World & the MA Socially Engaged Arts (face), National College …

Uncomfortable Encounters, Disruptive Pedagogies

December 10, 2015 – 12:48 am |

Critical Explorations at the Intersections of Collaborative Art/Research/Education Practices
Thursday, 10 December, Methodist Church, Abbey Street, Dublin, 10-5pm
Increasing collaborations among artists, academics, activists and other socially engaged ac- tors reflect a heightened interest in the overlapping …

Paul McKinley 
In Conversation with Ingrid Lyons

December 3, 2015 – 2:34 pm |

Paul McKinley In Conversation with Ingrid Lyons, Saturday 5th of December at 12.30pm.
Kevin Kavanagh is pleased to announce the release of a new publication commissioned by the gallery on the occasion of Hanuman, an exhibition of recent work by Paul McKinley. 
The launch of the publication …

Art Writing & the Diagram

November 17, 2015 – 10:22 am |

A talk by Niamh McDonnell followed by a conversation with Francis Halsall on critical theory toolkits for art writing
Hosted by the MA Programme, Art in the Contemporary World, NCAD, Dublin
Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre
Friday 20th …

On Curating Histories

November 9, 2015 – 9:23 pm |

On Curating Histories is a public lecture series hosted by MA Art in the Contemporary World at NCAD. The four-part series presents biographical research into eight selected curatorial forerunners, each of whom made significant contributions …

Floorplan // John Busher

November 3, 2015 – 11:20 pm |

NAG Gallery
24 October – 7 November
NAG Gallery
Open View 29 October @ 6pm
Works will see a development from a recent exhibition ‘Transferrals”, which took place in the Project Space at Pallas Projects/Studios in January 2015. Works …

Art World Systems: Network, Medium, Platform

October 27, 2015 – 1:22 pm |

Francis Halsall, Kris Cohen, and Johanna Gosse in Conversation
Friday, November 6th, 5:30 PM
DXARTS Media Lab
Raitt Hall 207
The University of Washington, Seattle
This event is sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities, and hosted by the …


October 12, 2015 – 4:10 pm |

Second Floor, The Institute, Enniscorthy, Wexford
Open View 16th October 2015 @ 7pm
Runs Until 31st October 2015
Co-Curated by Trudi Van Der Elsen & ACW Alumni John Busher
Sift is a co-curated project initiated by John Busher and …

as a Chinese Jar // Roisin Power Hackett

September 28, 2015 – 5:26 pm |

‘as a Chinese jar’, is the first solo exhibition of the visual artist and poet Róísín Power Hackett. Róisín received an MA in Art in the Contemporary World (2013) and a BA in History of …


September 15, 2015 – 9:17 am |

Out There, Thataway – Public Seminar and new playlist
Public Seminar
Saturday 19th September, 12pm – 2pm *NOTE CHANGE TO EARLIER TIME*
Francis Halsall and Declan Long, Paul Ennis, Ayesha Hameed
Join us on Saturday 19th September …


September 9, 2015 – 1:04 pm |

NCAD Gallery is delighted to present, ∞ (Broken Mirrors), a two-person exhibition, featuring the work of Jonathan Mayhew and Lee Welch that explores the concept and representation of the future in a contemporary context. Through …


August 19, 2015 – 2:20 pm |

This opportunity comes via MA ACW alumni Claire Feeley, part of the OSLO PILOT team:
OSLO PILOT is looking for dynamic, enthusiastic interns to join their team based in Oslo.
Oslo Pilot is a research-based initiative set …


August 12, 2015 – 10:49 am |

Stephen Brandes, Nathan Coley, Aleana Egan, Fergus Feehily, Kevin Gaffney, Rana Hamadeh, and Merlin James
CCA is pleased to present Out There, Thataway, a group exhibition curated …


August 6, 2015 – 1:08 pm |

Pallas Projects, Dublin from Sept 10th – 21st // Queen Street Studios, Belfast from Oct 1st – Nov 15th
Diagrams is a cross border collaborative project that involves the participation of artists, film makers, architects, new …


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 |