Critical Military Studies Journal with Gail Ritchie

‘Looking for Frank’ – A Photo Essay by Gail Ritchie About the Journal:   ‘Critical Military Studies (CMS) is an interdisciplinary sub-field which intersects with political science, international relations, sociology, anthropology, human geography, media and cultural studies, gender and sexuality studies, and science and technology studies, among others. Critical Military Studies includes scholarly work by […]

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Presently

6 February – 29 March 2014 Exhibition at Millennium Court Arts Centre Presently showcases new work from eighteen emerging contemporary artists in Northern Ireland. The exhibtion ranges from sculpture, painting, drawing, photography and film to installation and multidisciplinary work. Presently is accompanied by a new limited edition publication, with an introductory essay by Ciara Hickey. Artists: Gordon […]

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Wood and Trees: War and Remembrance

Listen on BBC Radio, Free Thinking programme. 45 min From Paul Nash paintings of blasted tree stumps in the first world war to today’s commemorative planting: Paul Gough, Gabriel Hemery and Gail Ritchie join Samira Ahmed to explore woods in war and peacetime. The 100th anniversary of World War I is being marked by the […]

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Distributed through Space and Time

5 December 2013 – 19 January 2014. Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast Review by Slavka Sverakova Installation view Curated by Sarah McAvera the exhibition takes its title from one line in Canto 1 of Pale Fire(1962) by V Nabokov. The curator limited the number of artists to three, possibly in relation to the small size of the […]

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Something about Painting

Carissa Farrell explores the way in which Susan Connolly, Jennifer Trouton and Judy Carroll Deeley forge their own vision of oil on canvas at the Solstice in Navan. Using the word ‘struggle’ in the context of writing about painting conjures up outdated and sentimental notions of what it is to be an artist. But each time I […]

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Moments of Inception review

17 October – 16 November, 2013, QSS Studios and Gallery, Belfast Review by Slavka Sverakova See documentation of the exhibition Expanding the curatorial field Eoin Dara has chosen the unexpected.  Objects that may or may not be art, nonchalant debris of something else, birth of an idea made just about visible, or not. Dara describes his […]

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