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Project Arts Centre presents
Dates: 25 Jul - 25 Jul
Show Time: 6pm
Tickets: €0 (Free admission, no booking required)
Holy Show – a new print publication and production company showcasing contemporary life and culture through the work of Ireland’s artists.
Everything in the magazine is produced by artists and literary writers, making it a unique publication in the Irish cultural landscape. Issue 1 includes work by novelist Lisa McInerney (in conversation with Sen. Lynn Ruane), singer-songwriter Declan O’Rourke, and Aosdána visual artist Gary Coyle, among others. It even finds innovative ways to present dance on the printed page with Stephanie Dufresne.
But this is not just another literary or arts journal. Holy Show pitches itself at a broader, culturally curious market. Contributing artists focus on human interest stories that uncover the hidden corners and curiosities of Irish life. All non-fiction, it reads like something between an entrancingly esoteric lecture and the best pub conversation you’ve ever had.
Issue 1 includes critical musings on TV archival footage, hybrid essays, stage show extracts, film footage stills, in-conversations, and a gonzo jaunt to Mass of an Easter Sunday morning… with added fire!
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Holy Show is an evergreen, Irish-Interest publication that looks at Irish life through the eyes of its artists. It tells contemporary non-fiction stories about Ireland’s people, places and curiosities. It’s a serious blast of colour, fostering collaborations between writers and artists of all kinds to deliver stories in unusual formats, alongside the most exciting new talents on the Irish arts scene.
Reading the first issue should feel like something between an entrancingly esoteric lecture and the best pub chats you’ve ever had.
June 17 2019, at 01:10pm
Project Arts Centre is powered by creative ideas, critical thinking and debate. Artists and audiences are often first to forecast the future – for good and for ill. As we look to our future in an uncertain world, which is leaning towards populism, tokenism, and right wing conservative politics, we want to engage in a conversation about contemporary Ireland and the arts. We want to peel back the skin to see how artists are faring and examine the ways in which our arts community can reflect, mediate, challenge and shape our collective fate. Where does our future lie? As part…Read More
May 14 2019, at 11:31am
Upcoming Artist Talk event from Emma Wolf Haugh around her ongoing research will be presented later this year. Date and Location TBC. This event will present the artists research towards new work from Haugh in 2020 Domestic Optimism begins with the work and continually expanding legacy of the Irish-born, self-taught, modernist architect and designer, Eileen Gray. A considerable amount of attention has been given to Gray’s work in recent years but, more often than not, the queerness inherent in her life and design is sidelined or ignored. I am interested in what comes to bear on the construction of legacy and what…Read More