Self-made: An exhibition of live performance
Avant / July 2014 / Performance

Self-made: An exhibition of live performance

26 July 2014. From 2pm. Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. Free.   Curated by Unit 1 (Ciara McKeon & Dominic Thorpe) Self-made is an exhibition of live performance focusing on physicality, looking at the body as form sculpted through daily life practices. The artists Anne Seagrave, Fergus Byrne and Debbie Guinnane will each perform amongst Greco-Roman sculpture casts made circa 1816 by Canova from originals in the … Continue reading

Reading Group: ‘Art, Society, Aesthetics’.
Avant / July 2014 / Reading Group / Visual Arts

Reading Group: ‘Art, Society, Aesthetics’.

July 18th, 25th, 30th: Times as below, CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Free. We will be reading a number of texts which are concerned with how art functions within society- its constraints, its potentials, its blind spots, how it does its work, its art work, work, labour, life! The main text we will be reading is Adorno’s … Continue reading

The Essay Film, the Speck of Irony, and the Ethnolandscape in Ruins
Avant / Film / July 2014 / talk

The Essay Film, the Speck of Irony, and the Ethnolandscape in Ruins

15th July, 2014. 18.00. Geography Building, UCC. Free. Public Lecture by Dr Laura Rascaroli: The Essay Film, the Speck of Irony, and the Ethnolandscape in Ruins. While offering an insight into the structures of the essay film, this paper asks questions about landscape as ethnographic construct and framing device. It does so by focusing on a … Continue reading