‘Dear www’ There Was and There Was Not confronts and vanquishes the power of the omnipresent video conferencing platforms. Linda Duvall & Avi Ratnayake’s www adventure sends users on a search through a network of connections by engaging with stories, sound and visual, and playing games.
The artists invite you to join them on the web as they traipse around informed failure/digital inertia.
IN CAHOOTS WITH THE EARTH is a group show of members from A4 Sounds, Dublin, Engage Art Studios, Galway and Sample-Studios, Cork. Together these 18 artworks and artefacts from our wider programme offer modes to disrupt and challenge the present; tools for collective reflection and imagining; or propose alternatives for the future.
“Europe at Home” aims to join different European cities that are struggling the Covid-19 pandemic and bring an artistic perspective on this particular moment in our history that is being lived “at home”. The project carried out by Faro – European Capital of Culture 2027 Candidate City.
During the early 2021 lockdown in Ireland, 30 Galway 2020 Wave Makers took part in a photo project – the 5K Perspective – guided by Galway-based photographer Avi Ratnayake. The aim of the project was to capture the environment available to us within the 5KM limit, a restricted space yet one that can harness creativity.
Image Credit: Tana Kundek
Creative response to an excerpt of text provided by Emilie Pine, author of the ground-breaking collection of personal essays, Notes to Self (Tramp Press, 2018). As part of Engage Artist Studios
BENCHMARK is a multifaceted arts and heritage project at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar in which award-winning writer Mike McCormack worked alongside ten visual artists from Engage Art Studios and ten Mayo writers to explore aspects of bench marks and surveying.
cyanotype on cotton & invisible thread