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Artist's Voice

Photographs Reassembled

Sarah Allen, curator at Tate Modern interviews Jan McCullough, IMMA Residency artist, about the role of photography in her work, what informs her methodology with the artform, how her practice has evolved wi...

by Sarah Allen / Thu Mar 25th, 2021
Curator's Voice

The Artist’s Mother: Lucie and Daryll

IMMA's Head of Collections, Christina Kennedy, introduces us to The Artist's Mother, a project created in responses to the Freud Project. Inspired by Lucian Freud’s paintings of his mother, Lucie, the projec...

by Christina Kennedy / Sun Mar 14th, 2021
Mediator's Voice

Stories of Hospitality

In association with the Visual Voices Project 2021 presented at IMMA, we invited Julie Daniel, the coordinator of the DCU University of Sanctuary Mellie programme with Veronica Crosbie, to share her insights...

by Julie Daniel / Sun Feb 28th, 2021
Gallery Voices

Paula Rego, a life between Lisbon and London

Patricia Brennan, Visitor Engagement Team at IMMA and PG student at TCD, engages with the art of renowned realist painter Dame Paula Rego, in an introduction to Rego’s solo exhibition Obedience and Defiance ...

by Patricia Brennan / Sun Oct 18th, 2020
Gallery Voices

The artist as flâneuse, a walking cultural commentator

Beth O’Halloran, Visitor Engagement Team at IMMA/lecturer at NCAD, looks at the transgressive role of female artists as cultural ethnographers – in particular the artist as flâneuse. Included are references ...

by Beth O'Halloran / Tue Sep 22nd, 2020
Gallery Voices

Statue Wars

In this article Lisa Moran, Curator of Engagement & Learning Programmes at IMMA, considers the current debates about the role of statues and monuments in terms of the role of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham as...

by Lisa Moran / Mon Jul 13th, 2020
Gallery Voices

The Secret Seven Go Fly at IMMA

Over recent weeks IMMA has been preparing for re-opening, as restrictions have been reduced nationwide, we are delighted that the grounds at IMMA are now once again fully open to the public. In this article,...

by Sandra Murphy / Fri Jul 10th, 2020
Commission

Derek Jarman’s Garden by Susan Thomson

Besides such places as The Stonewall Inn, there are few physical places that are part of LGBTQ I+ cultural history - Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage is one of them. Writer and filmmaker Susan Thomson takes u...

by Susan Thomson / Sat Jun 27th, 2020
Curator's Voice

Curating at IMMA, through a queer lens by Seán Kissane

Seán Kissane, Curator of Exhibitions at IMMA, looks back at the exhibition on Patrick Hennessy he curated in 2016. Hennessy was one of the first Irish artists to depict his life as a gay man in the face of s...

by Seán Kissane / Thu Jun 25th, 2020
Collection

Celebrating Pride: A queer eye on the collection

On 28 June 1969 police raided The Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in Greenwich village New York, the 200 patrons resisted against the discriminatory police raid and rioted. A year later a committee was formed to co...

by Chris Jones / Tue Jun 23rd, 2020
Collection

IMMA Collection. Exploring the rainbow colours through the IMMA Collection

In this Magazine article Ciara Ball from our Visitor Engagement Team explores the rainbow colours through selected artworks from the IMMA Collection.

by Ciara Ball / Mon May 18th, 2020
Gallery Voices

Drawing from a lost well

National Drawing Day takes place today Saturday 16 May and although we cannot draw in the galleries this year IMMA is looking to explore our local and more immediate environment. In this article Barry Kehoe ...

by Barry Kehoe / Sat May 16th, 2020
Collection

IMMA Collection. Ulla von Brandenburg Tarot Cards

Ulla von Brandenburg's 79 piece tarot set was created, together with designer Clemens Hanicht, on the occasion of her solo exhibition, 'Whose beginning is not, nor end cannot be', in IMMA in 2008. This week,...

by Chris Jones / Tue May 5th, 2020
Gallery Voices

Growing Wild at IMMA

We are delighted to present a new series exploring the biodiversity of the IMMA site. Although the grounds of IMMA are currently closed Sandra Murphy, from our Visitor Engagement Team, would like to share wi...

by Sandra Murphy / Fri Apr 24th, 2020
Collection

IMMA Collection. Summer days

Here comes the sun… As we have now changed our clocks to daylight saving time and the evenings finally begin to stretch, a sense of warmer, brighter days around the corner may be helping to keep spirits up i...

by Ciara Ball / Wed Apr 22nd, 2020
Freud Project

Karol Radziszewski: Queering the Archive in Eastern Europe

On Sat 1 Feb 2020, we will present a series of events titled ‘Queering the Archive’, to look closer at the private and public nature and queer archives and how these can be put to creative and public use. In...

by Nathan O'Donnell / Tue Jan 21st, 2020
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