VAN May/June 2015


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Cover Image. Méadhbh O’Connor, Unknown Shores, 2014, O’Brien Centre for Science UCD

5. Roundup. Recent exhibitions and projects of note.
5. Column. Morgan Quaintance. The More Real You Become?
6. Column. Orla Whelan. Athomestudios.
7. Column. Georgina Jackson. The Conversation Continues.
8. VAI News. VAI projects and events.
8. News. The latest developments in the visual arts sector.
10. Regional Focus. Tipperary Arts Office, Jenny Fox, Lorraine Cleary, Source, STAC.
13. Residency. Sustained Engagement. The residency programme at the UCD School Of Physics.
14. Profile. Activating Art Writing. Nathan O’Donnell and Marysia Wieckiewicz-Carroll, editors of Paper Visual Art journal, reflect on a series of critical writing workshops they are conducting.
15. How is it Made? Watching Liquid Run. Maolíosa Boyle and Mark Wallinger discuss curating ‘Horse’ (Void, Derry 21 February –18 April 2015).
16. Profile. Let’s Get Verbal. Emer Lynch and Tracy Hanna discuss ‘Foaming At The Mouth’, a series of spoken word events presenting text-based artworks.
17. Profile. Dialogue Between Spheres. Sarah Pierce interviews the curators of Plastik film festival.
18. Residency. Co-Operative Enthusiasm. Pádraic E. Moore reports from the Van Eyck Academy.
19. Critique. ’Smoke And Mirrors’ Garter Lane; Stephen Skrynka, Rua Red; Sue Morris, Siamsa Tire; Mick O’Dea, Triskel; Frances Crowe and Maria Noonan-Mcdermott, Solas Art Gallery; ‘The Call of the Wild: Videonale 15’ Kunstmuseum, Bonn.
23. How is it Made Capturing Passing Moments. Kevin Killen discusses his show ‘Certain Moments’ at University Of Ulster Gallery, 5 March – 2 April).
24. ConferenceChange From Within? Jonathan Carroll discusses ‘Thinking Through Institutions’, a symposium held at the Huston School Of Film and Digital Media, Galway.
25. How is it Made? Shadow Carrier. Brendan Fox discusses his project ‘Less Greater Equal’.
26. ConferenceIs Legenderry Dead? Sara Greavu considers the legacy of Derry City Of Culture.
27. How Is It Made? Antidote to Oblivion. Áine Phillips, editor of Performance Art In Ireland: A History, discusses the making of the book.
28. Profile. Future Intent. Director Ann Davoren introduces ‘Uillinn’, WCAC’s new building.
29. Profile. DIT at Grangegorman. VAI talks to Kieran Corcoran, Head of the Dublin School of Creative Arts at DIT, about the new campus at Grangegorman.
30. Art in the Public RealmArtist as Go-between. Tonya Mcmullan, Project Officer for Down Community Arts, profiles Life Text, an intergenerational art project.
31. VAI Northern Ireland. Clunk and Boom. Rob Hilken reflects on some recent highlights of visual arts activities and initiatives in Northern Ireland.
32. Public Art Roundup. Public art commissions, site-specific works, socially engaged practice and other forms of art outside the gallery.
33. Opportunities. All the latest grants, awards, exhibition calls and commissions.
34. VAI Professional Development. Current and upcoming workshops, peer reviews and seminars.