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JORDAN HUTCHINGS

  A year has passed between the first an the last of Hutchings’s images.  Although they protect their individual identity they are peacefully similar, in that they trap light into a kind of trinity: light is the subject, medium and … 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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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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MOMENTUM at Catalyst Arts Belfast, 24 – 31 January 2014

Ten postgraduate students of the MFA at the University of Ulster  presented interim exhibition  in the both exhibition spaces of the CA gallery. The image on this poster is a screen grab of a video by Jonny McEwen (b 1966).Nothing moves … Continue reading

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Brian J Morrison

Brian J Morrison: RIPPED, CHISELED, AND ROCK HARD, Platform Arts, Belfast, 2013 I have not seen this exhibition. The following email conversation with the artist supported by photographs by Jason Higgins and the artist, aims to trace the intention and responsiveness to … 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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