David Vann’s writing operates within a tradition of rural American writing notable in its refusal to po-facedly romanticise the rites and customs associated with the land.
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“Connecting with other queer voices can create a space of self reflection and affirmation”. Visual artist and educator Emma Haugh talks to us about Having a Kiki: Queer Desire and Public Space, the latest book to be published by Berlin and Dublin-based Paper Visual Art.
Irish theatre figurehead Olwen Fouéré’s newest work is a magical realist theatre pulling in several directions
From a modest studio nestled in the shadow of the Smithfield Fruit and Vegetable Market, Peter Doyle is making art without formal training.
On the first anniversary of his death, Dublin will celebrate the astounding life and work of David Bowie, musician, songwriter, actor, transgressive icon, husband, father and everything else in between.
Christmas on the Square returns to Merrion Square on Saturday November 26th, with a host of events, seasonal artisan food and a great selection of creative Irish-made gifts.
This November, the City Assembly House becomes home to a mesmerizing and strange amalgum of occurrences, as Hendrick’s Chambers of the Curious visits the city for the second year running.
From Friday 25th to Sunday 27th November, Dublin Gallery Weekend sees the galleries around the city throw open their doors and showcase their work with events and talks and special opening times.
Four not to miss at this year’s Metropolis.
A new gallery space, Ellis King, opened in the unlikeliest of locations: an industrial estate off Donore Avenue in Dublin 8. Although the gallery’s location might be intensely local, its programmatic focus, informed by the vision of its founder, is thoroughly international.
Ahead of this year’s edition of the Dublin Theatre Festival, we talk to theatremaker Una McKevitt about exploring the normal in foreign settings.
Commissioned on the centenary of the Easter Rising as part of ‘Ireland 2016’, Willie Doherty’s Loose Ends takes as its subject dual visions of a city and a countryside marked by a violent history.
On Tuesday 11th October, the Copper House Gallery on Synge Street in Dublin 8 will play host to Someone You Love, an exhibition of pro-choice artwork
The Gardens look like the tended ruins of an empire. The mist and the wind, the roses and the water lilies, the wilting flowers and the overgrown borders, the quietness and the uniformity, it’s easy to feel the fullness and emptiness of loss here.
“A timely exploration”. We visited group exhibition My Brilliant Friend at Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, and spoke to its curator Rayne Booth.
We take a census of artist sentiment on a question both basic and complex.
Fancy crab, lobster and all that jazz? Head to the picturesque coastal village of Dalkey at the end of the month for the return of the Dalkey Lobster Fest!
The Dublin Food Porn Festival has come to a close for 2016. There were over 2,200 entries, and you can check out the winners here.
We review Brian Maguire’s exhibition Over Our Heads the Hollow Seas Closed Up at the Kerlin Gallery