The Rulers of the Game : Arts & Administration

I just spent the best part of a week putting together an application for a show next year. Eight hours after applications closed I realised I f**ked up the application in not one but two ways; by sending the information in four files instead of one and by forgetting to attach images. In between calling …

Fantastic Voyage Installation Diary: Day Twelvish.

Yesterday was a long day. The bones of the installation were in place so I had to begin covering it which aside from figuring out some problems, was a bit of a slog. I was tired to begin with and I wasn't looking forward to the mountain of work ahead so it took me a …

Semester 3 : Artist Research ~ Rachel Harrison, Ursula Von Rydingsvard, Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Yoan Capote, Huma Bhaba, Zhang Huan, Kathleen Ryan.

My research into artists over the previous two semesters was deemed extensive but not deep. I took this to mean it was too extensive so this semester I picked a couple of old favourites to refer too : Phyllida Barlow and Jessica Stockholder. However (there's always a however) in trying to resolve my 'blobs' I …

Semester 2 : Week 1 – Context & Collaboration – Workshop with Artist Clodagh Emoe at the Irish Museum of Modern Art

I wasn't looking forward to this as group activities are really starting to wer because of my hearing and also because of the forthcoming referendum. We are a class made up mainly of women of a certain age and intelligent women too however I am finding certain attitudes around this referendum hard, mostly the polarization which …