Ireland’s foremost interactive digital arts festival, /Glitch, returns for its fifth year, bringing a week of workshops, music, art and performance to Rua Red and MART beginning Monday 30th May. In the run up to /Glitch, we spoke with Algorithm co-conspirator and CLU member Kevin A. Freeney, who will be exhibiting two collaborative pieces with Janna Kemperman in MART and Rua Red.
A unique annual event, the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival celebrates positive LGBT identity through theatre and the contribution of gay people, past and present, to the arts.
Hendrick’s Chambers of the Curious promises a distinctly unconventional homage to the inherent inquisitiveness of the human mind, offering those who pass through its portals a series of eye-opening experiences designed to stimulate new and curious ways of looking at the world. This uniquely immersive experience comes to Dublin’s Henrietta Street for four nights only at the end of November.
We recently embarked on an intriguing voyage of cerebral discovery through the Chambers of the Curious in downtown Brussels.
New Blood is one of the highlights of the Bram Stoker Festival which takes place this Bank Holiday weekend across the city. An arty party to top them all, New Blood is organised by Mary and John, aka Mary Nally and John Leo Gillen and features an array of installations, culinary treats and fancy libations, live music from Maria Somerville, This Greedy Pig on the decks and a dress code quoted as ‘Rihanna and FKA twigs run a club in The Matrix).
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.
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
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.
Five top tips to catch at Electric Picnic
Sounds Alive, running in the Freemason’s Hall this September, seeks to bring two personal and communal listening experiences back into sweet harmony.
Making Space is delighted to present a walking tour with a difference through the lesser-known gems of Dublin City. Totally Dublin spoke with organiser Orlaith Ross to get her scoop on creative Dublin for City Spectacular.
Will St.Leger sprays our streets with knowledgeable street art pieces. As part of City Spectacular he’s hosting a street art walking tour.
Hunt & Gather provide new sensory experiences and aim to broaden your appreciation of Dublin. They take part in the Laya Healthcare City Spectacular.
Striding proudly into its 31st year, Dublin LGBT Pride has grown from a one-day parade into a musical, theatrical, colourful extravaganza celebrating the culture and achievements of the LGBT community spanning several weeks.