Opening this week: 3 – 9 April 2017

Exhibition openings in Cork this week:

Debbie Dawson

The Lavit Gallery | Residency Revisited | 4 April – 6 May | Opening Reception: Tuesday 4 April, 5 -7pm

A group exhibition by four former artists in residence during the 80s and 90s. The Lavit Gallery, while based on Lavitt’s Quay, in the late 80s and early 90s, offered part of its space to an Artist in the form of a residency. Now, almost 30 years later, we have asked former artists in residence, Debbie Dawson, Eileen Healy, Angie Shanahan and Eileen Singleton to exhibit work that is current to their practice.

The Lavit Gallery, 5 Father Mathew St, Cork

Opening Hours: Tues – Sat, 10.30am – 6.00pm

For more information on the exhibition click here

Alliance Francaise Cork | Bon Voyage | 6 April – 3 May 2017 | Opening reception: Wednesday 5 April, 6pm

An exhibition by artist Gana Roberts. Bon Voyage is an enquiry into the interaction of contingency and freewill in the shaping of identity.

All the work presented is informed by a study of Robert Bresson’s cinematography.

Opening hours: Monday and Friday : 9.30am – 5.30pm, Tuesday to Thursday : 9.30am – 8.45pm, Saturday : 9.30am – 4.00pm. Closed for lunch : 1.30pm – 2.30pm

For more information on the exhibition click here

Alchemy | Scrbl Crypt | 6 – 30 April 2017 | Opening reception: Thursday 6 April, 7pm

An exhibition of artwork and design by Scrbl Crypt an illustrator and designer based in Cork city.

Work on display includes designs for Naive Ted and Mankyy of Unscene Music, She said, Transmission Club, Actor Actor and more. There will also be some hand painted bits and pieces on sale at SOUND prices.

Opening hours: Mon – Fri 8.30-6.30, Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays 9.30-6.30

For more information on the exhibition click here

Triskel Arts Centre | Oil is the Devils Excrement | 7 April – 27 May 2017 | Opening reception: Thursday 6 April, 6pm

Film installation and accompanying exhibition by David Jacques using the infamous quote by OPEC originator Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo as a starting point to explore the devastating rise of an Oil industry tethered to Capitalism. The narrative then weaves through a variety of historical and thematic registers taking in Jungian theory, medieval Daemonology and Cold War era ‘Weird Fiction’.

David Jacques is a Multi-Media Artist based in Liverpool UK. He previously exhibited at Triskel in 2005 with a touring show of work developed whilst he was a recipient of the Firestation Dublin’s Artist in the Community Award.

Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 4pm* (10am – 12pm only on Wednesdays) until Sat 27 May.

For more information on the exhibition click here

Lewis Glucksman Gallery | Enter Stage Left | 13 April – 9 July |  Preview and Panel discussion: Friday 7 April, 3.30pm

In advance of our official opening at 4pm on Thursday 13 April, the Glucksman invites you to a preview and panel discussion accompanying our new exhibition Enter Stage Left: The craft of theatre in art. This panel discussion will feature exhibiting artists Lothar Götz and Aoibheann Greenan, and Professor Manfred Schewe (Drama & Theatre, UCC), discussing the works and themes that inform Enter Stage Left.

The theatre is traditionally seen as a space of storytelling and illusion, where the spectator surrenders to the narrative. In Enter Stage Left, various dramatic devices such as sets, props, lighting and script, are utilised by Irish and international contemporary artists in order to undercut this sense of artifice, following the playwright Bertholt Brecht’s conviction that: “the illusion created by the theatre must be a partial one, so that it can always be recognised as illusion.”

For more information on the exhibition click here

 

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