Beauty in Hybridity: Sarah Long reviews Marie Brett’s ‘The Hidden Mountain, the Fort and the Five Trees’ at SIRIUS

‘The Hidden Mountain, the Fort and the Five Trees’ is an expansive survey show of artist Marie Brett’s practice. Brett is a serial collaborator, a conductor of various projects with a socially engaged mindset. This exhibition highlights just how interdisciplinary–and perhaps more strikingly–how interdependent her practice is. Impressive in scale and ambition, the show currentlyContinue reading “Beauty in Hybridity: Sarah Long reviews Marie Brett’s ‘The Hidden Mountain, the Fort and the Five Trees’ at SIRIUS”

Interview with Kevin Mooney

Kevin Mooney is an artist based in Sample-studios, Cork. His current exhibition, “Mutators”, curated by Sarah Kelleher, is now open at St Luke’s crypt, Cork until May 28th. “Revenants”, a new publication on his work, with texts by Sean Kissane and Sarah Kelleher, and design by Pony Ltd. is now available from kevin@kevinmooney.org and St Luke’s cryptContinue reading “Interview with Kevin Mooney”

Existing in Dialogue – Chainmail Response to Roseanne Lynch’s exhibition ‘Semblance’ at the Lavit Gallery

A response to Roseanne Lynch’s exhibition ‘Semblance’ at the Lavit Gallery by the participants of the ‘Existing in Dialogue’ workshop. This iteration of the workshop was supported by Backwater Artists Group, Cork Printmakers, the Lavit Gallery and Cork City Council Arts Office through the Arts Council of Ireland’s In The Open – Faoin Spéir award: A curatedContinue reading “Existing in Dialogue – Chainmail Response to Roseanne Lynch’s exhibition ‘Semblance’ at the Lavit Gallery”

Existing in Dialogue Workshop Series

Cork Printmakers, Backwater Artists Group and The Lavit Gallery are pleased to present: In The Open – Faoin Spéir Existing in Dialogue, The Paper Cork Workshop Series Workshop 1:  9/4/22 Lavit Gallery Cork Workshop 2: 11/4/22 Online Workshop 3: 18/4/22 Online Open MIC: 29/4/22 Wandesford Quay Courtyard The aim of this three-part workshop is toContinue reading “Existing in Dialogue Workshop Series”

With an educator’s mind

What it means to walk through The ABC of Racist Europe by Daniela Ortiz. Lucia Taeubler Exhibition spaces are places of learning and open forums of discussion. They are political places and therefore not inherently neutral. Quite the opposite. Every exhibition space – including places that focus on history, technology, science, or art and soContinue reading “With an educator’s mind”

forcamás the unsteady moment before an inevitable fall

forcamás the unsteady moment before an inevitable fall Bríanna Ní Léanacháin and Maitiú Mac Cárthaigh, 2022. Coming from time spent as classmates in Crawford College of Art and Design and then support and comfort shared as Artists, Bríanna Ní Léancháin and Maitiú Mac Cárthaigh have recently begun a joint exploration of Nature Art Writing. This draws on researchContinue reading “forcamás the unsteady moment before an inevitable fall”

‘A mundane and dreary February day in Cork’ by Eamon Carey

In A mundane and dreary February day in Cork, Eamon Carey describes his encounter with ‘Can You Hear Me Damo?’ by Anne May Tabb ‘Can You Hear Me Damo?’ is the title of Anne-May Tabb’s first solo show, curated by fellow Crawford alumni Ali O’Shea. At first look, this intriguingly titled exhibition seems like aContinue reading “‘A mundane and dreary February day in Cork’ by Eamon Carey”

The Grammar of Decolonisation by Carlos Garrido Castellano

The Grammar of Decolonisation: On Daniela Ortiz’s They Will Burn with the Flame of the Mother’s Torment and in Ashes Transform Carlos Garrido Castellano The practice of Daniela Ortiz has consistently explored the potential of art in the configuration of decolonial societies. Ortiz was previously based in Barcelona, Catalonia, part of Spain, where the legacyContinue reading “The Grammar of Decolonisation by Carlos Garrido Castellano”

Response to ‘Water – More or Less’ by Marie Hanlon at Uillinn: West Cork Art Centre

There is trouble in the water. Still waters run deep. There is trouble in these waters. Still waters are stirring. A tap. A metal cock. T r i c k L E d O w N e-c-o-n-o-m-i-c-s. The water in Marie Hanlon’s installation Cut Off has come to a stop. It is a perspex knot;Continue reading “Response to ‘Water – More or Less’ by Marie Hanlon at Uillinn: West Cork Art Centre”

INTER_SITE respond to Spike Island Residency

These texts are responses by INTER_SITE to their residency at Spike Island. This residency culminated in Oileán , a collaboration with Timpeall in September 2021. The event showcased work that interrogates what it means ‘to be an island nation’. INTER_SITE is a newly formed artist collective based in Cork City established by Padraic Barrett, DeirdreContinue reading “INTER_SITE respond to Spike Island Residency”