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Bealtine Festival 2019 and Project Arts Centre present
Dates: 14 May - 14 May
Show Time: 4pm
Tickets: €0 (Free admission, booking required)
Project Arts Centre invites you to join Sarah Durcan who will lead a special tour to respond to the outstanding work of artist Roee Rosen in his first ever solo exhibition in Ireland ‘Exorcisms’. Roee Rosen is an American-Israeli is a painter, novelist and filmmaker. The internationally-acclaimed and widely exhibiting Rosen has since the 1990s been addressing via numerous personae, hybridised narratives and paradoxical stories the instrumentalization and ritualization of history and of historical trauma, the complex relationship of collective and personal histories and the politics of identity.
Roee Rosen: Plate 18 from ‘Maxim Komar-Myshkin Vladimir’s Night’, 2011-2014, Gouache on paper. Courtesy Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
Roee Rosen: ‘Historical Joke # 3’ / The Buried Alive Group, Video, 36:30 min, 2013 (still). Courtesy Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
Roee Rosen: Out (‘Tse’), Video, 34 min, 2010 (still). Courtesy Galleria Riccardo Crespi, Milan
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Dr. Sarah Durcan is a lecturer and programme leader of the MFA Fine Art at the National College of Art & Design, Dublin. Her current research project addresses the preoccupation with memory in contemporary artists’ moving image installations. She recently curated ‘The Memory-Image’ screening event at the Irish Film Institute in collaboration with aemi.
This event has been organised in association with Age & Opportunity as part of the nationwide Bealtaine festival – celebrating the arts and creativity as we age.
May 14 2019, at 11:31am
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April 11 2019, at 12:46pm
Project Arts Centre is proud to present a new season of solo exhibitions featuring work from leading international artists. Highlights from the 2019 visual arts programme will include Exorcisms, the first solo exhibition in Ireland of Israeli-American artist, writer and film director Roee Rosen that negotiates the alternate forms and practices of devotion, possession and politicized demonology, and a landmark solo exhibition with a new commission from Northern Irish artist Sandra Johnston. The 2019 programme will close out an exhibition of work from one of the most outstanding feminist and queer artists of her generation, Prague-based visual artist Anna Daučíková.…Read More