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Dates: 07 Aug - 07 Aug
Show Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Dive Bar events are always free. Capacity is limited to 50 people, with places given on a first come, first served basis.
On this evening, choreographer Krõõt Juurak will present her lecture The Place of the Grave, in collaboration with Alex Bailey. Somewhere between the deeply engaging and the uncomfortably real, Krõõt’s delivery is that of the stand-offish stand-up tragi-comic. This lecture explores notions of disappearance, expectancy, and the duty of memory with regard to modesty. Cheap Shots will be served from the bar, at the knockdown price of €3. Krõõt’s performance is kindly supported by the Cultural Endowment of Estonia.
This event is running as part of the exhibition The Centre For Dying On Stage #1, curated by Kate Strain. Every Thursday a recurring Dive Bar will transform the gallery into an informal social space for performance, exchange and encounter.
Krõõt Juurak (b. Tallinn, Estonia, 1981) is a choreographer and performer whose work, which comprises of performances, presentations, texts, workshops and mood shifts, challenges fixed definitions of choreography and performance. She graduated in dance and choreography from ArtEZ, Arnhem in 2003 and obtained an MA in Fine Arts from the Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam. She has presented her work in a variety of forms at venues including Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, 2014; Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam, 2013; Venice Biennale, 2013; Mindaugas Triennial, Contemporary Art Center, Villnius, 2012; ImPulsTanz, Vienna, 2012; de Appel Boys School, Amsterdam, 2012; CIAP Hasselt, Belgium, 2011; Künstlerhaus Büchsenhausen, Innsbruck, 2010; Kunsthalle Wien project space Karlsplatz, Vienna, 2010; Tallinn Art Hall, 2009 and deSingel, Antwerp, 2008.
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April 20 2018, at 03:34pm
We are painting over the Maser Mural (again) The Charities Regulator has informed Project Arts Centre that the display of Maser’s ‘Repeal the 8th’ artwork is ‘political activity’ and that we are therefore in breach of the Charities Act 2009 and not in line with our ‘charitable purpose’. Should the artwork not be removed, we risk losing our charitable status. Project Arts Centre respects the authority of the Charities Regulator and will comply with their order to remove Maser’s artwork. Fiona Slevin, Chair of Project Arts Centre said: “The Board and executive of Project are conscious of their obligations under…Read More
April 10 2018, at 10:29am
Since it was founded in 1966, Project Arts Centre has always placed the vision and freedom of expression of the artist at the centre of our work. We believe that all art is, in some way or other, indelibly political because it relates to the workings of the society from which it emerges. This artwork by Maser was first programmed at Project Arts Centre in July 2016 and was removed due to planning legislation. According to The Planning & Development Regulations 2001, Schedule 2, Part 2, Exempted Developments, Class 14, the mural is not subject to planning permission in the…Read More