Against bold visions
Chris Hayes on Iarlaith Ni Fheorais's programme Speech Sounds
An essay for Speech Sounds, bringing a critical perspective towards the politics of art, hope and imagination
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.