New kids on the block

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After a year of preparation and collaboration .. it’s finally here! We spent a cold but fantastic day in Smithfield Square setting up our pop-up gallery today, and we enjoyed every minute of it! We’re really looking forward to opening to the public on Monday February 1st to share our art with you – the culmination of an art & research collaboration that has transformed 5 academic research projects into mixed media art… Read More

Louise Brady – Let’s talk about Love

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“It ought to make us feel ashamed when we talk like we know what we’re talking about when we talk about love.”  – Raymond Carver This week I’d like to talk about love. Well, really the current show in IMMA, What We Call Love. I went to see this show a few weeks ago and I find myself repeatedly thinking back to it. Wolfgang Tillmans, Central Nervous System, 2013 It was one… Read More

Jennifer Halton: Collaboration in Theory and Practice

The buzz word of the year in academia and arts practice has got to be ‘collaboration’. Unless you live in a utopian media-free world, you will have seen this multi-syllablic term floating freely around research and artistic circles. As someone who greatly values the potential of collaboration, I am enthused by this shift away from the cult of individualism toward a new collectivism, but I do however acknowledge the concerns that come along… Read More