Photo Brian Farrell

Sligo Global Kitchen a meaningful project says IT Sligo student Elvis

El Lyon, involved since the start, spoke to Rebecca Kennedy about how food is central to this special initiative at The Model. (This article first appeared in the Sligo Weekender). Photo Brian Farrell. Sligo Global Kitchen (SGK) is an art and food project funded by the Community Foundation for Ireland,

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A short interview with filmmaker Vivianne Dick who curated The Model’s screening of ‘Delirious Rhythm, 1936-2017: Films selected by Vivienne Dick’

‘It’s a really nice programme,’ said Dick, on her curated selection of short experimental films. ‘It first screened in 2017 at the IFI as part of a programme organised by AEMI (Artist Experimental Moving Image) and IMMA as I had a survey of my work showing at the museum. The

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Artist Margaret Walker completes residency at The Model

Margaret Walker is an artist based in the KCAT Studio in Callan, Co. Kilkenny (http://kcat.ie/studio/margaret-walker/).  Margaret visited the Model recently as part of her ongoing collaboration with Model studio artist Anna Spearman.  Margaret and Anna met in 2016 at an Open Day in KCAT as part of the Engagement project, a project

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Interview with Yobst Greaves

Curator and collector Jobst Graeve discusses some of the works in his remarkable collection in this short video.

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My Pick – Heike Thiele

As part of our My Pick series we asked Heike Thiele, Assistant Curator at The Model, to choose her favorite work and tell us why. ‘A Sunday Morning in Sligo’ is a watercolour that depicts a young man jumping from a mud bank to a pool below. A friend watches

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Interview: Steve Wickham

(Photography by Paul Mc Manus) Steve Wickham is a true Sligo treasure. As a long-serving member of The Waterboys, the Dublin born violinist has travelled the globe collaborating and performing live with the likes of Bob Dylan, U2, REM, Elvis Costello, The Hothouse Flowers and Sinead O’ Conner. Wickham is

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