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Where to start? October always hots things up in Visual art terms with the Belfast Festival at Queens bringing forth a multitude of events and opportunities for Visual artists. The Royal Ulster Academy annual exhibition opened at The Ulster Museum with around 100 less pieces than the year before. The challenges for the Academy shift every year and as one of the joys of Art is that it never stays the same, yet apart from invited artists…Continue
Added by Bronagh Lawson on October 30, 2012 at 14:00 — No Comments
Can Jonathan and Conall last a week on £10 a week?
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I did not get out to as much as I would have liked last week with having a cold, so it have been fun having WAB FM to listen to, currently in Catalyst art show, Press start. There is a direct link on the site if you have not listened to it yet. Interesting listening to Eamonn McCann swear on radio. They have had muscians, artists, activists and an assortment of all of them. But I have to say where are all the women??? come on now do not be shy it's not as if we have nothing to say. The…Continue
Added by Bronagh Lawson on February 6, 2012 at 22:00 — No Comments
The most interesting thing I went to last week (apart from my studio) was a talk loyalist or Royalist murals at The Ulster Museum, a couple of things were sorted out for me, one question was "Why were there so many protestant murals before their were Catholic ones? answer because the protestants were in charge. Also why did the mural in East Belfast move from ones about King Billy to large scale wall murals, answer, they started around the time…Continue
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05 August 2011 · 19:00 - 21:00
Red Barn Archive - Group…
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I am looking for African artists, craftspersons, dancers, musicians, and entertainers of all kinds to take part in confirmed African Culture events in connection with 2011 International Year For Peoples of African Descent.
My involvement in African Arts and charities led to my being on the Judging Panel of the African and Caribbean Community awards which were part of the Launch of Africa Week in Belfast. The event was held in Stormont Parliament Buildings and ran by…Continue
Added by Rosetta Jallow on May 27, 2011 at 11:59 — No Comments
SWANSONGS by Stephen Shaw
Group Space, Ulster Hall (until 30th April)
GIVING THE DORMANT LIFE
Stephen is a superlative chronicler of the wasted, abandoned and lost. What has been all but forgotten, left to rot, he points to and highlights, quietly with deft precision. He has an…Continue
every wanted to get to the Void in Derry but have not connection? a bus will leave the Golden Thread on Friday 15 @ 10 sharp to visit the Void to attend artist talk and discussion. Bus is free and refreshments are served but you must book a seat by e mailing firstname.lastname@example.org and mark bus seat in email header.
Bus back in Belfast 7pm.
Added by Bronagh Lawson on April 11, 2011 at 13:36 — No Comments
Last August I curated an exhibition in Belfast 'Emerging v Established. The exhbition was a great sucsess the spaces looked fantastic with the art installed. It was a mix of emerging artists, graduates from the University of Ulster and established artists. The exhibition was done without any funding, each exhibiting artist paid a small amount to cover insurance and wine. More on my blog …Continue
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Last night I went out in the wind to Late night art and oh what a delight I found out and about Belfast, First was creative Exchange studios where I bumped into Colin Davis, Ben Allen , Diedre Robb, Lesley Cherry, Katie Blue and Alan Duncan busy with their individual artistic crazyness. When I take people into Creative exchange artists studios they always love it as it's not often you get into an artist studio and it's great to have a look around at a behind the sceens view. Next was up to…Continue
Added by Bronagh Lawson on February 4, 2011 at 10:48 — No Comments