Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sinead McKeever – visiting her studio March 2014

 Sinead McKeever (MFA, 2008, University of Ulster)  is based at Queen Street Studios, Belfast, in the new spaces at Bedford Street.  She described her art practice thus:   My practice is process lead; through experimentation and rigorous editing I explore … Continue reading

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Keith Connolly, Verbally Confirmed, Waterfront Hall, Belfast, January 10 -31, 2014

Connolly is a classical modernist – and not just for the parallel  an eye may discern between his images and those of Herbert Bayer and Laszlo Moholy Nagy,  Bauhaus greats who inspired some of his decision.

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TACTILE at Catalyst Arts, Belfast, 2014. Helen MacMahon, Polychromatic Shadow Configuration Device, 2013.

Mac Mahon lists her engagement with space and light as a dominant concept of her art practice (see http://www.helenmacmahon.com “Subject matter is simply space and light”) Before I write about her installation in some detail, I would like to introduce … Continue reading

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Susan MacWilliam: Kathleen, 2014, video, 33 minutes

To view online: http://vimeo.com/susanmacwilliam/kathleen An approximation of a video by still images and citation from the archival sources has its disadvantages. For example: loss of the rhythm at which each image stays on screen, the uncertainty that words and images … Continue reading

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Angela Halliday, Topographies: Smithfield, Belfast, 2013

This archival image from 2011 presents the new Smithfield Market  replacing the one the perished in the fire during the so called Troubles. The disappeared one is still cherished in  a charming web of stories, histories and tales, with a … Continue reading

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