Mary Ruth Walsh, Italian Villa Gymnasium, 42x56cm, Collage and Acrylic

Mary-Ruth Walsh; Skin Deep

Mary-Ruth Walsh’s Skin Deep is a newly commissioned body of work launching nationally at The Model. Through collage, film and sculptural installation, the artist will extend her interest in architecture, and explore skin as a substance and a metaphor. Supported by the Arts Council Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme.

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Ciara Phillips, Workshop 2018. Installation and printshop Museum of Contemporary Art Australia Commissioned by 21st Biennale of Sydney Photo credit: Daniel Boud Courtesy of the artist

Ciara Phillips

Ciara Phillips creates the first Irish iteration of her ongoing, collaborative, Turner-Prize nominated artwork Workshop. This multi-pronged project deals directly with the power of creative engagement both for the individual and within a collaborative environment. Unfolding over the course of a year and involving an extended residency, the project will culminate

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Bárbara Wagner / Benjamin De Burca, RISE, 2018


A newly-made film installation by the internationally acclaimed Brazilian/Irish collective Wagner/DeBurca. This new film work explores ideas of Irishness, belonging and exile as expressed through our relationships with Traditional Irish Music. Supported by the Arts Council Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme.

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Susanne M. Winterling. Installation view. Gravitational currents & the life magic, Empty Gallery, Hong Kong.

The Sea Around Us 

Thu. 23 Jul. – Sun. 27 Sep. John Akomfrah (GH/GB), Forensic Oceanography / Forensic Architecture (GB), Shaun Gladwell (AU), Karen Power (IE), Susanne M. Winterling (DE).   The Sea Around Us is an ambitious, large-scale group exhibition that explores our complex relationship with the ocean through installation, film, participation and

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Emma Stroude 'Bigger Than Us' Oil 60×60 2019

Emma Stroude; Treading a Fine Line

In this new body of work, Emma Stroude explores themes of uncertainty, instability and the ability to recognise innocent and well intentioned actions, in contrast to threat. Layers of suggestion and open-ended questions may be interpreted differently by the viewer depending on their personal history and the influence of the

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Kate MacDonagh: Echoes Dyptych

Kate MacDonagh

Kate MacDonagh is an abstract artist whose work explores dualities of light and dark, scale and ephemerality, stillness and movement, the spectral and the material. Since spending time in Japan throughout the last four years, Kate's primary focus is on water-based woodblock printing (Mokuhanga) and water colour painting. From carving

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