VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

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Cinema - Summer With Monika

Andersson is astonishing, in her first film with Bergman, as the irrepressible 17-year-old in love with both Harry and her freedom.

Thursday 18th July 2024

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Cinema - Robot Dreams

A heart-swelling, hand-drawn delight that invites audiences of all ages to explore love and loss through its tender portrait of a new friendship.

Sunday 21st July 2024

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Cinema - Town Of Strangers

An exploration of the waking and dreaming lives of a motley crew of migrants, hippies, and other ‘outsiders’ who respond to an audition call out for a film asking them for ‘dreams, lies, memories and gossip’.

Sunday 18th August 2024

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Cinema - Drift

Jacqueline (Cynthia Erivo), a young refugee, lands alone and penniless on a Greek island, where she tries first to survive and then to cope with her past.

Tuesday 20th August 2024

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Cinema - Monsieur Hulots Holiday

Monsieur Hulot, Jacques Tati’s endearing clown, takes a holiday at a seaside resort.

Thursday 22nd August 2024

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Cinema - Stand By Me

In a small Oregon town, a group of friends are in search of a missing teenager's body.

Thursday 29th August 2024

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Wendy Erskine

Author Wendy Erskine responds to VISUAL’s Spring Visual Arts Programme. Using a subjective and fragmented approach, Erskine fuses her insights on the artists' work with memories and anecdotes on different places and spaces

What I see when I see Eyes Skinned (1988, 4 minutes, 4 seconds)

Chitra Ramaswamy

A response to Mona Hatoum's video works by the award-winning non-fiction writer Chitra Ramaswamy

The Geometry of Failure

Sheila Armstrong

In nature, chaos reigns – or does it? Author Sheila Armstrong looks at the wonders of geometry, geology and fractals that can be found across the natural world and in Sonia Shiel's exhibition Medusa In Pieces


Open Call for Volunteers

VISUAL Carlow seeks enthusiastic volunteers to join its team!