Angela Fulcher : Sculptural Backdrop
Avant / Installation / July 2014 / Poetry / Visual Arts

Angela Fulcher : Sculptural Backdrop

This piece was commissioned from Angela Fulcher by the Avant 2014 and installed at the Guesthouse for SoundEye, which ran from July 11th-13th. Using techniques of collage and assemblage, Angela reconfigures found objects so that something of their history, use or material nature may be revealed. Poets featured in action are Trevor Joyce and Doireann ní Ghríofa.   See more of Angela’s work at: http://www.angela-fulcher.com Photo … Continue reading

Word Into Image Exhibition
Avant / July 2014 / Symposium / Visual Arts

Word Into Image Exhibition

  Where does language meet image? What happens when poets create objects? Word into Image explores the intersection of art and language from the poet’s point of view. Drawing on contemporary practices, this exhibition displays visual poetry from Ireland, Britain, Europe and America. Considering how poets use non-linguistic elements in their work, Word into Image … Continue reading

[Paris] Cork [Spleen] Thing…
July 2014 / Video Art / Visual Arts / Written

[Paris] Cork [Spleen] Thing…

CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery. Opens 6pm Wednesday 23rd July until Saturday 2nd July. Free “Happy of heart I climbed the hill To contemplate the town in its enormity, Brothel and hospital, prison, purgatory, hell……………….Infamous City, I adore you!” –Charles Baudelaire-“Epilogue”–Paris Spleen Cork Thing presents new work by ten artists invited to adapt prose from Paris Spleen in … Continue reading

automaton/grunt/academia
Avant / July 2014 / Performance / talk / Visual Arts

automaton/grunt/academia

July 16th,1pm, Tactic Auditorium. Free Artists Máire O’ Mahony and Cassandra Eustace present new work as a performative lecture. (An open enquiry and live dissemination of the conceptual/propositional versus the tacit/situated/embodied epistemological position in contemporary art practice and pedagogy.) “ If you start by assuming a radical difference in kind between the higher and lower … 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