Tag Archives: Conceptual art

Lorraine Burrell at GTG, Belfast, May 2016

THESE DAYS ARE PERSISTENT AND CHANGEABLE is a title of an exhibition of art by Lorraine Burrell and Martin Boyle,  at the Golden Thread Gallery from 28.04 – 11.06 2016. What days are not that? Yours? Mine?  Whatever answer is … Continue reading

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paintfor.me and a cauliflower

My aim in What Do Pictures Want? is thus not to project personhood onto pictures, but to engage with what I call “the lives and loves” of images. (W.J.T Mitchell) That both  “projection of personhood” and “engagement with the image”” … Continue reading

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PETER RICHARDS: Intuitive Actions, Common Attributes and Isolated Incidents, 13 September – 25 October, 2014, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown

      Gallery TWO is a common display of islands of meaning in a space, flat images on a shelve or directly on the wall, 3D on a pedestal or  trolley. Each is given approaching and leaving viewing space … Continue reading

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Molly O’Dwyer, Becoming Imperceptible, Platform Arts, Belfast, 3-23 July 2014

  This still from the video Repositioned, 2013, is becoming iconic, appearing on a poster, and  on the gallery Facebook page.   It summarises in its tacit visual mode the stable structure of unstable meaning,  when objects insist both on having an identity … Continue reading

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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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