Highlights Arts and Culture
Arts and Culture
Ballet Atha Cliath is a collaboration between an assortment of Dublin-based creative artists: filmmaker Howard Jones, professional ballerina Zoë Ashe-Brown, and local space-rock three-piece Cloud Castle Lake.
A selection of must-see exhibitions at this year’s PhotoIreland, which runs from 1st to 31st July in Gallery of Photography Ireland, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar.
Foregoing the wholesome institutional embrace of the gallery, Foaming at the Mouth is a ‘visual art spoken word’ event which takes the best Irish artists, writers, and performers out of the white cube and into venues that are far less definitively shaped. We caught up with its organisers, Emer Lynch and Tracy Hanna, to discuss the fruitful marriage of visual art and language.
Art student Sophia and bull rider Luke are classic star-crossed lovers from two different worlds, lacking only in chemistry, tension and actual character traits.
Sam Keogh’s Four Fold refers to an elaboration on the ‘threefold death’ supposedly inflicted on the Croghan man, a ritual sacrifice involving the delivery of three mortal wounds.
In her first solo show on Irish soil, Karla Black brings her nimble style of on-site installation work to the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
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.