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Sharon Kelly at ArtisAnn Gallery Belfast, May 4-27 2017

Sharon Kelly watercolours with graphite  form a half of two persons exhibition titled Dissolving into ambiguity  with Lenka Davidikova( b 1980, Dolny Kubin,  Slovak Republic).  Both  graduated from the University of Ulster – 26 years apart. I have written about Kelly’s … Continue reading

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Victories are shortlived – Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, 23.06.16 – 13.08.16

Milena Bonilla (b 1975, Bogota, Columbia) tracks a “no man land” between Germany and Czech Republic – a residuum of the Cold War  between Soviet Union and the West. Where used to be an electric fence for almost half a … Continue reading

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Open work ? Belfast (March/April 2016)

Three concurrent exhibitions invite that question. Marie Hanlon at Fendersky, Desire Line at Golden Thread Gallery and In-Stream at the two galleries, Ulster University and QSS. Fenderesky Gallery and cafe is a new place with a four decades of  history … 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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SHARON KELLY and ROBIN PRICE, Process Lab, Rehearsal Room PS2, Belfast, Nov 18 -22nd, 2013

I visited this installment of Rehearsal Room series on its last day. On the wall opposite the window a continuous video of animated drawings easily competed for attention with three  large charcoal drawings on the right and  one exquisite work … Continue reading

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Hugh O’Donnell, A Passing Thought, ADF, Belfast, October 11 – November 22 2013

The Arts Disability Forum  keeps developing its exhibition program along the criteria prevalent in the contemporary art practices, while making use of social links, in this case, the 7th Outburst Queer Arts Festival. As if reading Lessing’s Laokoon, they avoid … Continue reading

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Colin Davidson, Between The Words

The Naughton Gallery at Queens hosted Davidson’s ‘large heads’ from 4th September until 6th October  2013.  All exhibits were reproduced in a  catalogue with a lively forward by Simon Callow and Conversation with Shan  McAnena. Davidson proposed to explore large … Continue reading

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DRAWING BOX: 2013

It has a page on Facebook without which it could not be what it is. Soon after her return from her residency in India, Diane Henshaw together with  Andrew Crane, John Crabtree, and Patil Rajendra, started the first Drawing Box … Continue reading

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Long drawn out

Long drawn out, Catalyst Arts, 4 – 27 July 2013 Curated by Alice Clark (2011, MFA University of Ulster) the display of drawing in a continuous space engages with discoveries and new tools, in a pronounced contrast to the academic … Continue reading

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Karine Talec

Karine Talec: Drawing In the Light, 2013, University of Ulster Degree shows, Belfast Her gestures as drawings in the air are readily understood. In the above frame  it appears as if she is  responding  to someone in the audience. In … Continue reading

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Chris Wilson

Slavka Sverakova interviews Chris Wilson by e-mail, February 2008 SS: The paintings I saw at the Mullan Gallery in 2007 were different from your previous dark images drawn over multicoloured maps. You have mentioned a residency that inspired that departure. … Continue reading

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Sandra Johnston

Sandra Johnston: The Shadow of a Doubt Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, 13 December 2012 – 2 February 2013 The title refers to the terminology of barristers and judges, zooming on the impossibly nuanced degree “beyond which guilt or innocence may … Continue reading

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