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[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

Modular synthesiser workshop with Box Emissions Systems
Avant / July 2014 / Performance / Sound / talk

Modular synthesiser workshop with Box Emissions Systems

July 25th, The Guesthouse. 8.30pm. Free. This workshop will give a background to modular synthesis as a form of experimental music technology; looking at the likes of Buchla and Serge modular systems, as well as today’s development of DIY synth building communities, where PCB designs are shared and customised worldwide. This workshop will demonstrate 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