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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An astute and fastidious examination of the most timely of concerns.
A sprightly 95, Iris Apfel stands adrift as that rarest of creatures – a true style maven.
Irish photographer Richard Mosse returns this spring with some thermal trickery in two exhibits examining the refugee crisis.
We caught up with illustrator, animator and signwriter Holly Pereira ahead of her appearance at RHA Hennessy Lost Fridays to discuss illustration, her love of big letters and the creatives that most inspire her.
The Irish Architecture Foundation presents Beyond Participation, a day of inspiring presentations about architecture and community featuring innovators, provocateurs and activists from Ireland, the US, Africa and the UK.
Is this the right time? An exhibition showcasing works by NCAD 2nd Year Paint students runs at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios Monday 9th May to Friday 13th May.
This month, in partnership with the Alliance Française Dublin, Flashback has created a bicultural, multidisciplinary artistic festival, entitled Flashback – Memory Festival.
Starting on Monday, April 11, for one week only, Eventbrite showcases “FREE”, an exhibition of rarely seen photographs that provide a window on some of the most inspiring and seminal public events in Irish history since the formation of the state. The exhibition at The Teeling Whiskey Distillery in Dublin’s Liberties aims to shine a light on the important role free public events play in our culture and identity, and the unifying effect they have on our communities.
German artist Jan Pleitner has his first solo exhibition in Kerlin Gallery which opens Friday 22 January at 6pm.
We preview exhibitions by Irish artists Niamh O’Malley and Mairead O’hEocha at Doughlas Hyde Gallery who both manipulate the idea of landscapes imagery.
What happens when a camera-wielding, onesie-wearing Homo sapien meets a rather gruff but soft-spoken Neanderthal? Nathaniel Mellors’ The Sophisticated Neanderthal Interview investigates.
Culture Night never fails to deliver on a smörgåsbord of exciting once off events, performances, tours and workshops.
Making the Scene is a series of lunchtime and afternoon talks taking place as part of PhotoIreland 2014 at Gallery of Photography.
BeLonG To is the Irish national organisation for LGBT people aged 14-23, founded in 2003. In conjunction with this year’s LGTB Pride and the National Library, the organisation are curating an exhibition, Belonging: Irish Queer Youth, documenting Pride events, advocacy, campaigns to combat homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools, and portraits of LGBT youth. Totally Dublin talked to exhibition curator and artist Kevin Gaffney about the project.
March art fix.
Ulrich Vogl’s exhibition of clouds and strings is running at the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery
Pallas Projects/Studios, those vagrant art champions, have been doing a neat job at settling into a more permanent home. Their spacious digs, an old Coombe school-building with a dirty great lake out the back, have been headquarters of some of our most progressive contemporary art production since last May – read more…
Daniel Tuomey: Instruments Talbot Gallery & Studios There are actually two instruments in Instruments. Or at least something resembling them: two wooden chairs sit side-by-side as if engaged in conversation; underneath them guitar strings are strung and plugged into amps, and reverb emanates pervasively. The insinuation of dialogue between these two read more…