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Trying on the Body

A short response to the gallery debut of dancer and choreographer Oona Doherty’s show Death of a Hunter which runs from the 20th of October to the 3rd of November 2018 at the Golden Thread Gallery in Belfast.

there is still much to do – a response to the work of Julia Dubsky

A short text responding to the painterly practice of TBG+S recent graduate award recipient Julia Dubsky. This text aims to situate her practice within the vast web of contemporary painting. Written as a interest piece for Art in the Contemporary World website.

half-way to cyborg-city*

Text responding to Composition 2: Notes on Breathing + Space which took place on August 10th at 6.30pm. The work was developed by Siobhan Kavanagh and Adam Gibney and was a commissioned piece from The Complex as part their Visual Art series in the Ground Floor Gallery. Photography by Misha Beglin.

Untitled PLATFORM’18

Review of Performance PLATFORM which took place on April 3rd at 7pm in the Draíocht, Blanchardstown with performances by Robbie Blake, Cian Coady & Mia DiChiaro, Landing Collective, Lisa Freeman, D15 Youth Theatre, including an in-conversation with Sara Muthi, chaired by Sharon Murphy. Curated by Sharon Murphy. Photography by Misha Beglin.

Young, single and ready to navigate through complex issues regarding temporality and time

Response to PLATFORM’18 opened on the 21st of February in the Draíocht, Blanchardstown with performances by Robbie Blake, Mark Buckeridge, Cian Coady & Mia DiChairo. Exhibiting artists include Ella Bertilsson & Ulla Juske, Emma Brennan, Mark Buckeridge, Gum Collective (Aaron Smyth, Alex de Roeck, Aimee Gallagher, Ciara O’Brien, Ciaran Gallen, Sadbh O’Brien, Sofya Mikhaylova, Stephen Lau); Lisa Freeman, Louis Haugh, Landing Collective (Aliina Lindroos & Moran Been-noon); Eve O’Callaghan. Curated by Sharon Murphy, the exhibition runs until 31st March. Photography by Misha Beglin

Copy that, Kapton

Review of Sam Keogh’s exhibition Kapton Cadaverine opened on Friday the 26th of January at the Kerlin Gallery with a performance from 7-8pm. The show runs until March 10th. Images by Misha Beglin.

Homo Ludens (Man At Play) 

Black Church Print Studio

Accompanying text to Homo Ludens (Man at Play) exhibition running from January 11th - 27th 2018 at The Library Project, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Curated by Roisin Bohan, Winner of the Black Church Print Studio 'Recent Curator Graduate Award', 2017. Exhibiting Artists: Daire O'Shea, Cará Donaghey, Irene Whyte, Isabel English, Margot Galvin

The Public Diary

First Fortnight Festival 2018

Curatorial accompanying text. The Public Diary project was developed by Milena Matejko, curated by Sara Muthi. Part of the First Fortnight Festival 2018, exhibited at the Culture Box at 12 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, the show runs from 5th January to 20th of January 2018. Photography by Milena Matejko.

Mythology, Authenticity, Representation & Psychosis

Review of Livestock: Get Real  featuring Robery Suchy, Austin Hearne, Anne Ebeling, Tara Carroll, Rob McGlade, Siobhan Kelly, Robbie Maguire, El Putnam, Paula Guzzanti, Joan Somers Donnelly, Aine O’Hara and Michal Lubinksi took place on October 30th, 2017 at the Complex. Curated by Eleanor Lawler and Francis Fay. Photography by Misha Beglin and Amber Baruch.  

BREATH (taking)

Response to BREATHING OUT  BREATHING IN, part of Nigel Rolfe’s 8th solo show at theGreen on Red Gallery, BREATH, curated by Jerome O’Driscoll. The performance was realised by six UK based artists — Jade Blackstock, Paula Fitzsimons, Alice Jacobs, Eunjung Kim, Matt Mahony Page and Nigel Rolfe on Thursday, October 12th, 2017; curated by Nigel Rolfe and Paula Fitzsimons. Images by Sara Muthi.

There’s art that challenges you, and art that’s simply not for you

Recount of Martin O’Brien's It’s Good to Breath In (This Dublin Air) at the The Complex on 19 August 2017 as part of the Dublin Live Art Festival, curated by Niamh Murphy and Francis Fay. Photographs by Francis Fay.

it's nothing more than a situation

Review of Livestock: Fresh Cuts, featuring Celina Muldoon, Darren Yorke, Day Magee, Paul Francis Quinn, Sara French and Vicky Curtis took place on August 17th, 2017. Curated by Eleanor Lawler and Francis Fay, this iteration of Livestock was part of the Dublin Live Art Festival at the Complex, curated by Niamh Murphy and Francis Fay. Photographs by Fiona Killeen

The Community Carries

Response to ALL CHOIR, created by Mark Buckeridge, presented as part of the Treeline Project, an arts initiative by Oonagh Young and Mary Cremin, on 5 August 2017. Images are extracts from lyrics by Mark Buckeridge.

We have no answers to your problems

Review of Wilder Beings Command, featuring Gareth Anton Averill, Stephan Doitschnioff, Stephen Dunne, Mark Titchner, Daniel O’Sullivam, Isadora Epstein, Christopher Mahon, Emily Mast and Barry (Edward Clydsdale Thomas, Sjoerd Westbroek and Frans-Willem Koresten)  curated by Rachel Gilbourne and Janice Hough. took place on July 29th, 2017, at the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Images by Misha Beglin.

I WANT COGNITIVE LIBERTY

Response to Rooting for Wimps, performed by Sara French, curated by Róisín Bohan, took place on July 15th, 2017, at the Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. Images by Gary Teeling.

A Choir for All

Review of ALL CHOIR, created by Mark Buckeridge and curated by Róisín Bohan, took place on April 29, 2017, at the Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. Photography by Misha Beglin.

MORE STRENGTH, MORE STAMINA, MORE ENERGY

Review of Become What You Rehearse. You Deserve It taking place on April 1st, 8 – 9 pm at the Atrium, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. The work was performed by Ciara Lenihan and Lisa Freeman and curated by Roisin Bohan. Photography by Misha Beglin.