VISUAL - VISUAL

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art &
The George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Interview

The Stream Will Rise

Michaële Cutaya

Writer/researcher Michaële Cutaya responds to Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burcá's exhibition One Hundred Steps

George Bolster Screening and Q&A

Screening of two short films by George Bolster and artist interview with VISUAL's Director Emma Lucy O'Brien

Interview with Judy Foley

Artist Judy Foley on how she combines scientific knowledge with ancient traditions of needlecraft

Interview with Fiona Mc Donald

Fiona Mc Donald discusses her data-driven artworks in Woman in the Machine

Artist Fiona Mc Donald explains how she uses coding and electronics to represent nature in data-driven artworks. The first in a series of interviews with artists from VISUAL’s Woman in the Machine exhibition.

Sibyl Montague SELF SOOTHERS

Cristín Leach reviews Sibyl Montague's SELF SOOTHERS at VISUAL

During one of the looser levels of lockdown, Ireland 2020, I drove from Cork to Carlow to see Sibyl Montague’s SELF SOOTHERS exhibition. I’d been consuming art digitally for months, including occasional glimpses of Montague’s. Her latest work doesn’t look “nice”. In digital form, it doesn’t even look comforting, despite the show’s title.

Interview with Deirdre O'Mahony

Deirdre O'Mahony talks with Dee Sewell about PLOT

PLOT is part of Sustainment Experiments, a new project that considers what actions can be taken in the face of ecological and climate crises. It looks back to a technology, the potato ridge that was born out of the need for food security in Ireland’s past, and forward to future food security, biodiversity and resilience in the face of climate change.