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Events Calendar > February 2018

View Artists' Residency Programme events only for February 2018
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Artists' Residency Programme

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. ...

01 Jan - 31 Mar 2018 The Freud Project Residency | Richard John Jones
Richard John Jones’ work is concerned with works or histories that have been erased, forgotten or marginalised. ...

01 Jan - 31 May 2018 EVA International Production Residency | Sam Keogh
Sam Keogh’s work melds performance, installation and sculpture into scrappy and mutable wholes. Sculpture and collage.... ...

Talks, Lectures and Events

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. ...

19 Jan - 04 Apr 2018 Curators Lunchtime Talk Series : Drop In
Join IMMA in house curators for an insightful walkthrough of current exhibitions in the galleries. ...

01 Feb 2018 IMMA & IADT: ARC / Actors, Performing Bodies and the Matter of Storage - Maeve Connolly
The lecture focuses on artworks that suggest material manifestations of acting or performing bodies, and combine sculptural media with technologies such as digital 3D modelling or animatronics to propose new understandings of the human body as a medium of storage. ...

15 Feb 2018 IMMA & IADT: ARC / Authenticity and the Theatre of Self - Sinead Hogan
This lecture focuses on notions such as authenticity and the fake, to look at how differing senses of self and subjectivity effect how we might think and engage with the world. ...

Collection

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. ...

15 Feb - 02 Sep 2018 IMMA Collection: Freud Project, The Ethics of Scrutiny, curated by artist Daphne Wright
The Ethics of Scrutiny, curated by artist Daphne Wright, is the second exhibition to be presented as part of the IMMA Collection: Freud Project - a five-year loan of 52 works by renowned artist Lucian Freud (1922-2011); one of the greatest painters of the 20th-century. ...

Exhibitions

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. ...

26 Jan - 06 May 2018 Brian Maguire, War Changes Its Address: The Aleppo Paintings
This new exhibition brings together Brian Maguire’s latest body of work, resulting from a visit to Syria in 2017. It is shown in the context of earlier work made in response to the refugee crises hitting Europe’s shores as a result of the Syrian conflict. The Aleppo Paintings document the ruined buildings of the city, offering a visceral and stark insight into the physical consequences of war and the international arms trade that fuels all conflict. ...

15 Feb - 02 Sep 2018 IMMA Collection: Freud Project, The Ethics of Scrutiny, Curated by Daphne Wright
This is the second exhibition to be presented as part of the IMMA Collection: Freud Project - a five-year loan of 52 works by renowned artist Lucian Freud (1922-2011). The Ethics of Scrutiny takes aspects of Freud’s intimate studio practice as a starting point to explore themes of vulnerability, longing and loss that permeate the painter’s work. ...

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