Daphne Wright: A Quiet Mutiny at the Crawford Gallery, Cork.

I first became aware of Aosdana* member Daphne Wright through her RHA** show in Dublin two years ago. The piece from that show that stuck in my head was Stallion: a horse on its back, half flayed and writhing in agony, made from marble dust. The workmanship and detail were exquiite but ultimately the piece …

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: The Physical Cost ~ Days 6/7 or thereabouts

  Nearly half way there now but even before I started building I was bearing the marks of hauling old bits of timber with random screws and nails in them about: splinters, grazes, scratches, cuts. My poor dear mother - who dreams of me getting a nice job in a nice office - worries about …