Highlights Arts And Culture
Arts and Culture
Transport yourself to the Basque Country for one special evening on Friday 19th June as the Alliance Française hosts a celebration of the culture and traditions of Le Pays Basque.
Like its older siblings the Fringe and Theatre festivals, the Dance Festival takes in venues across the city, stretching out comfortably like a visitor on Dublin’s couch for the duration of the programme, embracing spaces both big and small, lo-fi and luxurious.
Isabel Nolan draws on considered research to create a show in Kerlin Gallery of colourful works realised with playful certainty: Bent Knees Are A Give.
Blink and you might miss it, but every second April something remarkable takes place in Dublin for fans of jazz and experimental music. It’s a far cry from the country’s other jazz events, like the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival that pulls in the big names, with wizened professionals churning out standards from the Great American Songbook year after year
There is a strong sense of Wylie’s painting process in her work. Her embrace of mistakes is made transparent through corrective painting; smooth white and pink patches stand out against the coarse texture of her un-primed canvases. The strength of Wylie’s work lies in her ability to discern when to forego the intentional, in favour of the accidental.
Two exhibitions in Dublin this year by Richard Proffitt and Garrett Phelan have explored a contemporary kind of occultism.
As St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaches, pubs prepare for the influx of tourists and locals Happenings have also been preparing for the festivities, but they have something different in mind from the drunken crowds.
Snask are an exuberant, eccentric and extremely entertaining design firm based in Stockholm for whom conventionality is a curse word. We spoke with creative director and founder Fredrik Öst about keeping all the plates spinning.
We chat with Scottish-born and Dublin-based illustrator Steve Doogan about his practice and his upcoming appearance at OFFSET 2015.
Angus Hyland is a British graphic designer and is head of the London branch of Pentagram, and has worked with clients such as the BBC, The British Museum, Penguin and the Tate Modern. He is also creative consultant director of Laurence King Publishing. We spoke to him ahead of his appearance at OFFSET 2015.
Cartoon Saloon are somewhat of a golden child of Irish animation at the moment. Hailing from Kilkenny, the group have been nominated for two Oscars, the most recent of which Song of the Sea, will be released in Ireland this summer.
To kick off our coverage of OFFSET 2015, we chat with OFFSET Creative Director and founder Bren Byrne.
We spoke to artist Hannah Sawtell to gain some insight into her diverse practice in the lead up to her performance at PLASTIK Festival of artists moving image.
Plastik Festival is the first Irish festival or artists moving image, taking place in three locations and arriving Dublin on Friday 20th February.
Ruth Kenny, a former Tate curator, is the owner of new ‘alternative florist’ Rosebud which draws on her background in art history.
We chat with Sam Horler, director of Drawing Studio and drawing.ie about his new location and new courses.
Life on Inishbofin and Inishturk is precarious, adrift from the mainland and from the ancestral lifestyle of self-sufficiency, in search of a way forward or a way back to the past.
Arthur Fields was Jewish outsider in 20th century Dublin who steadily documented the everyday of the city from its very centre, the O’Connell Street Bridge.
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