Amanda Coogan \ Floats in the Aether

November 2018 – January 2019 On the centenary of the parliamentary vote for women in Ireland, and the election of Constance Markievicz as the first woman to the Parliament of the United Kingdom, Amanda Coogan was invited to create a new artwork at the National Gallery of Ireland.   Coogan is one of Ireland’s most acclaimed contemporary […]

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PROJECT ATRIUM: AMANDA COOGAN

The Ladder Is Always There NOVEMBER 26, 2018 – FEBRUARY 24, 2019   In Project Atrium: Amanda Coogan The Ladder Is Always There, QSS artist Amanda Coogan becomes partially enveloped by a large, sweeping piece of coloured fabric. As she stands in its centre the undulating material moves in irregular patterns as sections that gather and […]

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QSS BEDFORD ST OPEN FOR BELFAST OPEN STUDIOS

“Belfast Open Studios returns for its fifth annual insight into the tremendous creative activity that is going on all around us, all of the time. Over 250 professional artists are at work behind the usually closed doors of Belfast studios. They produce work that is seen and celebrated in galleries around the world and make […]

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QSS artist Amanda Coogan exhibiting in the Naked Truth: The Nude in Irish Art

The exhibition Naked Truth: The Nude in Irish Art at the Crawford Art Gallery gathers together over 80 works to assert the existence of a rich history of the depiction of the naked and the unclothed body in the work and practice of Irish artists. From anonymous, medieval Sheela-na-Gigs to contemporary video and performance work, Irish artists have created images […]

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Group exhibition at the Glucksman (Cork) featuring work by Amanda Coogan

If you are in Cork before 8th July visit the Glucksman’s DOUBLE TAKE: Collection and Context exhibition which includes work by QSS artist Amanda Coogan. DOUBLE TAKE looks back to some of the innovative moments within the Glucksman’s exhibition history by recreating displays by artists who are also represented in the UCC Art Collection. The exhibition has […]

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QSS artist Amanda Coogan taking part in ‘The Book and the Body’ symposium at UCD

Amanda Coogan will will host a workshop that explores perception through the artist’s body on Friday 20th April (11.30am – 1pm) at University College Dublin for their The Book and the Body symposium. Participants should wear weather appropriate/comfortable clothing, be prepared to work outdoors/site specifically and be ready to explore together! Tickets available from www.eventbrite.ie (10 Euro plus […]

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QSS artist Amanda Coogan in ‘Activating Pangea: Acts to Objects’

Curated by: Ciara Scanlan & Matthew Nevin of MART Gallery Dublin Runs: March 15th – April 29th 2018 Gallery: LACE, Los Angeles. Artists: Aine Phillips, Amanda Coogan, Helen Mac Mahon, Margaret O’Brien, Katherine Nolan, Eleanor Lawler, Laura O’Connor, and Jane Fogarty. Opening Reception: March 15th, 2018, 7-10 PM The opening night will feature performances by: Amanda Coogan, Eleanor Lawler, Cindy Rehm, Thinh Nguyen and Mothertongues (Meital Yaniv & Kim Ye).   The […]

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Amanda Coogan: Long Now at the Shebeen Flick Film Festival

‘Long Now’ a documentary by Paddy Cahill, which explores the importance of time and duration through QSS artist Amanda Coogan, will be shown at the Shebeen Flick Film Festival in Berlin on 16th March 2018. Filmed during a gruelling six-week exhibition at Ireland’s prestigious RHA Gallery, the hour-long documentary follows the artist as she prepares […]

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QSS for Belfast Open Studios 2017

QSS Bedford St is one of 15 artist studio groups taking part in Belfast Open Studios 2017. This event (which is also part of the Belfast International Arts Festival) provides a fantastic opportunity for members of the public to gain behind-the-scenes access to the studios of some of Belfast’s brightest emerging and established artists and […]

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