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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 …

Review of Peripheries 2014: Between the I and the Hand

October 13, 2014 – 10:27 am | Comments Off

Peripheries
1st of August – 8th August
Curated by Richard Carr
Reviewed by Susan Edwards

Peripheries –
plural, noun. the outer limits or edge of an area or object. Also a secondary position or aspect of a group, for example; …

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 …

Root of an Unfocus

September 10, 2014 – 10:41 pm | Comments Off

Art in the Contemporary World graduate Susan Edwards reviews “Root of an Unfocus” by Serena Caulfield

Treading on scrubbed wooden floor boards, into the clean well lit space there is an encounter with a series of …

Wine Soak No. 17: Foaming on the Beer Stool

August 18, 2014 – 2:56 pm | Comments Off

Our wine correspondent found himself at the Stags Head at Foaming at the Mouth: an evening of Visual Art spoken word performances. How exactly he ended up there is a total mystery even to …