Tag Archives: Performance Art

Jordan Hutchings, Body of Work, GTG, Belfast, 4-25 June 2015

Curated by the artist Mary Morgan, the exhibition  as a whole induced  an aesthetic experience by the chosen rhythmical display.  I read a wall like  a sheet music – imagined intonating it in a- minor after repeating five times the … 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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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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An afternoon at MAC, Saturday, 11 January, 2014.

At  three o’clock, in front of approximately fifty viewers, Hugh O’Donnell started his performance in front of the projected video. Its subject was the weeping face of a Dutch artist who disappeared, later, in 1975, attempting to cross the Atlantic … 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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Mineki Murata

Mineki Murata: No Comments, performance at PS Squared, Belfast, 13 April 2013 Rarely, a performance has a clean beginning and end. By clean, I mean not polluted by hesitancy of theatrical or political statement.  On a table a pristine hard … Continue reading

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It’s Performance at PS squared, Belfast, 13 April 2013

Hugh O’Donnell presented Erratic Memory, a one hour performance as a discursive platform for a variety of conundrums signalled by the selection of objects, tools.  In the company of a table, a hammer, a hand saw, a white fat packet, a vacuum cleaner, … Continue reading

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