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Events Calendar > December 2017

View Artists' Residency Programme events only for December 2017
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Heritage

01 Dec 2017 Interim Director Announced
The Chairman and Board of IMMA are pleased to announce that Dr. Moling Ryan has been appointed Interim Director of the Museum, effective Monday 4 December 2017. ...

Artists' Residency Programme

01 Sep - 31 Dec 2017 The Freud Project Residency | Laura Fitzgerald
Through a humorous lens Laura Fitzgerald points to problematic and absurd aspects within complex political and personal situations. ...

01 Oct - 28 Feb 2018 The Freud Project Residency | Bridget O’Gorman & Sue Rainsford
Bridget O’Gorman and Sue Rainsford will explore themes of flesh, texture and speech with an emphasis... ...

01 Nov - 31 Oct 2018 IMMA 1000 | Walker and Walker
Walker and Walkers work is research driven and diverse in its range of materials, methods and references. ...

15 Dec - 30 Jun 2018 IMMA 1000 Photography | Dragana Jurisic
Dragana Jurisic is an ex-Yugoslav artist based in Dublin, Ireland since 1999. She works predominantly through the medium of photography, film and installation. ...

18 Dec - 30 Jun 2018 IMMA 1000 | Jenny Brady
Using experimental narratives, Jenny Brady’s film works explore ideas around translation, communication and the limitations of language. ...

Talks, Lectures and Events

21 Oct - 09 Dec 2017 IMMA Collection: Lucian Freud / Reading Group
In conjunction with the TCD - TRIARC & IMMA: Lucian Freud Lecture Series (2017 – 2018), a monthly reading group will be held at IMMA and its onsite Freud Centre over the coming months. Led by writer and researcher Nathan O Donnell, these monthly sessions take their cues from the talks series, with a selection of readings that pursue tangents and illuminate aspects of Freuds life and work. ...

06 Dec 2017 TCD & IMMA: LUCIAN FREUD LECTURE SERIES / Christina Kennedy
Freud treated every sitter, subject and object with the same intense focus. The emphasis the artist placed on the value of the live experience, of paying attention, of extended looking and intensity of time with the subject became the means to take the artist to his inner world. Freud found, the harder you concentrate, the more things that are really in your head start coming out. ...

09 Dec 2017 A Conversation with Julie Martin: The History of E.A.T
The renowned and celebrated Julie Martin co-founder of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T) discusses the history of the E.AT. A collaborative group of 10 artists and 30 engineers, who produced the now legendary performance series 9 Evenings Theatre & Engineering at the 69th Regiment armory in October 1966. ...

12 Dec - 20 Feb 2018 Weekly Lunchtime Screenings / E.A.T: 9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering
From October 13 - 23, 1966, Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) presented a series of artists performances 9 EVENINGS: THEATRE & ENGINEERING, at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City. Raw documentary film and sound material from 9 Evenings in the E.A.T.s archives for more than thirty years has been used to make films on video that reconstruct each of the ten artists performances as faithfully as the material permits and an add documentary sections features interviews with artists and engineer the artistic and technical elements in the work. ...

Collection

20 Oct - 07 Jan 2018 IMMA Collection: Freud Project, 2016 – 2021
The IMMA Collection has secured a significant five-year loan of 50 works by one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922-2011). The works, on loan from private collections, will be presented in a series of exhibitions in a dedicated Freud Centre in IMMA’s Garden Galleries for five years, 2016 - 2021. All 50 works will be shown during the first year. ...

13 Oct - 30 Sep 2018 IMMA Collection, Coast-lines
Drawing on the paradox implicit in the word ‘coastline’ - for never has a coast followed a linear course - the title of this exhibition throws a line around a display of diverse artworks and archival materials that explore similar ideas. Coast-lines will explore our sense of place, perception, representation and memory, as well as works which examine language and other systems that attempt to map what our senses perceive. ...

13 Oct - 30 Sep 2018 IMMA Collection: Coast-Lines
Drawing on the paradox implicit in the word ‘coastline’ - for never has a coast followed a linear course - the title of this exhibition throws a line around a 12 month programme of changing displays of artworks and archival material that will explore our sense of place, perception, representation and memory. ...

13 Oct - 30 Sep 2018 Lennon, Porous Plane
Porous Plane by Irish artist Lennon (b. 1947), presents a range of work from the 1970s to the present which includes 1/3/92B (1992) from the IMMA Collection and Folded/Unfolded (2017), shown originally in Lennon’s first solo exhibition at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin in 1972 and made especially for the IMMA Galleries as part of this exhibition. ...

Exhibitions

21 Oct - 07 Jan 2018 IMMA Collection Freud Project, 2016 – 2021
IMMA has secured a significant five-year loan of 50 works by one of the greatest realist painters of the 20th century, Lucian Freud (1922-2011). The works, on loan from private collections, will be presented in a series of exhibitions in a dedicated Freud Centre in IMMA’s Garden Galleries for five years, 2016 - 2021. All 50 works will be shown during the first year. ...

13 Oct - 30 Sep 2018 IMMA Collection: Coast-Lines
Drawing on the paradox implicit in the word ‘coastline’ - for never has a coast followed a linear course - the title of this exhibition throws a line around a 12 month programme of changing displays of artworks and archival material that will explore our sense of place, perception, representation and memory. ...

13 Oct - 08 Apr 2018 William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape
IMMA presents a major retrospective of the Scottish-born, Irish artist William Crozier (1930-2011). Best-known in Ireland for the lyrical landscapes he made close to his home in West Cork from the mid-1980s, this exhibition will present these familiar works against a backdrop of his early work inspired by the Existentialist movement and the anxieties of the post-war period ...

13 Oct - 30 Sep 2018 Lennon, Porous Plane
Porous Plane, a solo exhibition by Lennon, presents a range of work from the 1970s to the present which includes 1/3/92B, 1992, from the IMMA Collection and Folded/Unfolded MM 1972 (for Fiona), 2017, shown originally in Lennon’s first solo exhibition at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin in 1972 and remade especially for the IMMA Galleries as part of this exhibition. ...

24 Nov - 18 Feb 2018 Rodney Graham, That's Not Me
Since the early 1980s, Rodney Graham has shown himself to be a distinctive artist whose diverse practice encompasses many things – a painter, photographer, sculptor, video-maker, actor, performer, producer, historian, writer, poet, sound engineer and musician. Avant-garde experimentation has always informed Graham’s practice demonstrated here with a survey of film works and an important presentation of photographic light boxes. ...

01 Dec - 25 Feb 2018 digital_self
Linking new studies of the digital self to the critical concerns and creative tools of artists, this diverse public programme explores questions of identity, authenticity, narcissism, disembodiment, and parody. Through photography, video and web artworks, digital interventions, talks, workshops, and selected reading the digitial_self explores how a sense of the self is performed and branded by a digital generation now accustomed to mediating their private and public lives online. ...

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