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Free event on artists’ writing at Dublin Art Book Fair – Tuesday 27th November

November 24, 2018 – 10:25 am |

Why do artists write? And do they approach the task of writing differently?
The Art in the Contemporary World MA/ MFA programme at NCAD and Paper Visual Art are hosting an evening of readings at …

Review: Furtive Tears by Niamh McCann at The Hugh Lane Gallery by Brendan Fox (ACW)

November 22, 2018 – 3:43 pm |

A New Occult and Encounters with the Invisible Man
A review of Furtive Tears, 4 October 2018 – 6 January 2019 by Niamh McCann at The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, 2018.
Occultation; n. (Astronomy); The passage of …

Review by Seanán Kerr, ACW: Sean Scully, The Land/The Line at The Kerlin Gallery

November 9, 2018 – 8:52 am |

there is still much to do – a response to the work of Julia Dubsky by Sara Muthi

October 23, 2018 – 10:35 pm |

Baby Sharing. 96 x 80 x 2.5 cm. Oil on Canvas. 2018
What has already been said about painting is still not enough, the number of canvases marked has not scratched the surface of possibility. …

half-way to cyborg-city*

August 21, 2018 – 12:03 am |

*a liminal-point at which a hybrid entity consisting of organic human and technological mechanisms is in the process of becoming a cyborg, though does not yet have a body. The ‘city’ in this case suggests …

‘The Inexquisite Corpse’, ACW Publication now available at The Library Project

June 11, 2018 – 1:42 pm |

A novella written collectively by Nathan Cahill, Jack Cole, Padraig Cunningham, Dorothy Hunter, Valerie Joyce, Ronny Koren, Stephen Lau, Roisin McVeigh, Sara Muthi, Sadbh O’Brien, and Hannah Tiernan is now available for purchase at The …

BASIC TALKS ~ The White Pube

June 3, 2018 – 10:45 am |

Friday, June 8 at 1 PM – 2 PM

The White Pube is the collaborative identity of Gabrielle de la Puente and Zarina Muhammad under which they write criticism and sometimes curate. It is based at …

‘The Inexquisite Corpse’, ACW Publication Launch

May 29, 2018 – 10:29 am |

The Inexquisite Corpse
Publication Launch
31st May // 6pm
Eblana House
Marrowbone Lane Dublin 8

The launch of the publication will be at Eblana House, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8, May 31st at 6.00pm.
The publication is collectively authored by …

Young, single and ready to navigate through complex issues regarding temporality and time

March 24, 2018 – 10:56 pm |

ACW student Sara Muthi responds to PLATFORM 2018, an exhibition and a series of associated events showcasing the work of emerging and early career artists who will use the Gallery as a playful, experimental and …

“Copy that, Kapton”, a review of Sam Keogh’s Kapton Cadaverine performance at the Kerlin Gallery

February 24, 2018 – 3:02 pm |

“The space that situates the performance is so thoroughly inseparable from the performance that it would have been non-sensical to not textually indulge in this rich scenario by Sam Keogh. Everything from the control panel …

Homo Ludens (Man at Play)

January 19, 2018 – 12:50 am | One Comment

Homo Ludens (Man at Play),
The Library Project, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2.
Exhibition continues until Saturday, 27 January 2018
Opening hours: 12 – 6pm Tuesday – Saturday
Homo Ludens, the title of this exhibition, is the species of …

Mythology, Authenticity, Representation & Psychosis by Sara Muthi

December 10, 2017 – 4:32 pm |

Exploring themes of mythology, authenticity, representation and psychosis, Sara Muthi, managing editor of in:Action and ACW student shares her latest response to the bi-monthly performance art platform Livestock titled “Get Real”.
“With a formula such as …

BREATH (taking), a review of Nigel Rolfe’s group performance at the Green on Red Gallery by Sara Muthi

November 28, 2017 – 5:51 pm |

Bringing together a group of Nigel Rolfe’s top performing students from the Royal College of Art, London, BREATHING IN, BREATHING OUT takes place at the center of Rolfe’s 8th Solo show at the Green on …

“There’s art that challenges you, and art that’s simply not for you”

October 20, 2017 – 1:17 pm |

ACW student Sara Muthi and writer for in:Action, an Irish Live art review platform, shares her latest response to Martin O’Brien’s performance at the Dublin Live Art Festival.
“…for most of us, art is not …

Ghost-haunted land Contemporary art and post-Troubles Northern Ireland by Declan Long

October 16, 2017 – 12:47 pm |

ACW’s Course Co-ordinator Declan Long’s latest book; Ghost-haunted land Contemporary art and post-Troubles Northern Ireland
Description of book and purchase link below.
Since the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 – the formal end-point of …

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 …

A SAVAGE BEAUTY

July 1, 2015 – 12:44 pm | Comments Off

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 …

Sara O’Brien on Cliona Harmey // Dublin Ships

May 20, 2015 – 10:53 pm | Comments Off

ACW alumni Sara O’Brien recently wrote a piece on Cliona Harmey’s Dublin Ships public art project for Belfast’s Collected. Read it here.
Francis Halsall also contributed a piece of writing, ‘Systems at Sea‘, …

Wine Soak No.18: “Only the most adaptable will survive”

April 6, 2015 – 10:32 am | Comments Off

Our wine correspondent found himself at Dead Zoo, an exhibition in the Art Box Gallery curated by Hilary Murray, featuring the work of Catherine Barragry, Teresa Gillespie and Maria McKinney. The exhibition and the unfolding …

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 …