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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: …

“Bungalow Bliss”, TG4, Saturday 26th March, 19:50

March 19, 2016 – 7:26 am | Comments Off

“Bungalow Bliss” revisits Jack Fitzsimon’s housing catalogue of 1971, and the extraordinary effect it had on Irish house design and rural ways of living. Adrian Duncan and Feargal Ward’s cinematic work presents these bungalows, and …

PLAYLIST: ‘Out There, Thataway’

August 28, 2015 – 3:14 pm | Comments Off

Selected by Out There, Thataway co-curator, art writer and academic Francis Halsall, this compilation is the second in a series of commissioned playlists coordinated by Dublin based artist Jonathan Mayhew accompanying the exhibition ‘Out There, …

The Beautifully Absurd

May 16, 2015 – 1:01 pm | Comments Off

Francis Halsall on Newstalk 106-108FM: The ‘History of Art Night School’ looks at Surrealism in art
In the early 1920s a new and bizarre style of art began to appear around the world. Inspired by …

How should we look at a Cubist painting?

April 10, 2015 – 7:38 pm | Comments Off

Dr Francis Halsall on Newstalk 106-108FM
In the second ‘History of Art Night School‘ Patrick and Dr Francis Halsall look at Cubism, its impact on art, and its role in the modern world.
How did this movement …

BEYOND METAPHOR, MAPPING SOCIAL SYSTEMS

March 1, 2015 – 11:23 pm | Comments Off

The following is an extract from ACW alumni Rebecca O’Dwyer‘s response to recent work by Dr Francis Halsall and Kelley O’Brien, carried out as part of their on-going collaborative project Beyond Metaphor, Mapping Social Systems.
In …

Sound – Vision – Action

November 14, 2014 – 3:42 am | Comments Off

14-15 November 2014
A free livestreamed colloquium from media@mcgill at McGill University Montreal.
Sound, Vision, Action puts contemporary art and scholarship in sound studies and visual culture in direct dialogue around questions of power and politics. Speakers …

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 …

Open Call for Colony Magazine Submissions

September 16, 2014 – 7:23 pm | Comments Off

Call and Theme for Issue 3: Magic Visual Art Submissions Information
Online Experimental Literary Magazine
Colony is working with artist, writer and curator Tracy Hanna to develop a visual art section for its online magazine. This section …

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 …

Francis Halsall’s Second Lecture: Systems Aesthetics

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

Critical Studies Lecture 2
Systems Aesthetics

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

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 …