Unafraid Red review by Slavka Sverakova

Check out Slavka Sverakova’s review of the recent Unafraid Red exhibition at QSS Gallery curated by Colin Darke. This exhibition, the first in a series of four member’s shows, featured work by Amanda Coogan, Catherine Davison, Sinead McKeever, Gail Ritchie and Jennifer Trouton. Unafraid Yellow follows in August with works by Sean Campbell, Ashley Holmes, Clement […]

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NVTV interview with David Turner

Local television channel NVTV http://www.nvtv.co.uk/ have featured studio artist David Turner ahead of his exhibition at QSS Gallery. David Interview begins at 17.10 during the Focal Point programme. More of David’s work can be viewed here http://www.belfastarts.co.uk/home-page   Focal Point Friday 17 March 2017 from Northern Visions NvTv on Vimeo.

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Interview with Zoë Murdoch

For The Arafudo Annual Festival of Art 2014, Tsuchiyo Onsen, Fukushima Zoë Murdoch lives in Belfast and has been based at QSS Studios since 2001. In 2012 she was elected as an Associate Academician of the Royal Ulster Academy. Murdoch has had two solo shows in the Queen Street Studios Gallery and a one person […]

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David Turner – Hama Bead and Lego Artist

Interview with QSS member David Turner on Jung Katz “David Turner is a Belfast based artist who creates autobiographical work through toy mediums that reflect conflict, terrorism, and evoke critical commentary on present day violence and war. Growing up in turbulent Belfast, Turner was surrounded by violence and conflict. These events have had a direct influence on […]

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Fergus Jordan: Garden Estate

Photographer and researcher Fergus Jordan talks about his exhibition Garden Estate featuring a series of night scenes captured on the Dunclug Housing estate in Ballymena. The exhibition was presented in association with Belfast Exposed, and Fergus hopes to further develop the work and apply his research to other areas of the UK. From 4th September […]

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Gail Ritchie’s ‘Making Memory’ project

International artist Gail Ritchie chats about her ‘Making Memory’ project in the GLUE collage show, an IMPACTICA touring exhibition. Utilising collage as a mind-mapping technique, artist Ritchie recreates her studio wall, with the corner of the gallery transformed into a grid of historical photographs, dates, drawings, notes and timelines. Entitled ‘Making Memory’, Ritchie inserts herself into […]

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