October 29, 2007 - CIRCA: Contemporary Art in Ireland - Issue 121 Out Now
October 29, 2007

Issue 121 Out Now

front cover: Kevin Cosgrove: Survey, 2007,
Oil on canvas, 120 x 145 cm.
From National College of Art and Design Degree Show; courtesy the artist

Issue 121, Autumn 2007

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The autumn issue of Ireland’s journal of record for contemporary visual art is now on sale. The 120 full-colour pages include news, feature articles, reviews, a host of images, and advertising from Ireland’s main art spaces.

Feature articles

Degree shows: Critics’ choices – Circa asked a number of writers to pick out specific artists from this year’s round of degree shows | I am a monster: The indefinite and the malleable in contemporary female self-portraiture – on the use of transgressive (self-) images by artists such as Janine Antoni, Jenny Saville and Catherine Opie Loren Erdrich | Not saying no: Perverts, melancholics and Bartleby – How do you protest through art? Tim Stott | Paint and politics: Between Argentina and Northern Ireland – A look at the work of Rita Duffy and Daniel García, two artists who have addressed violence in their own countries Vikki Bell | To the waters and the wild: The Burren College of Art – A look at a remarkable third-level college in an unlikely location Eimear McKeith |


Belfast The Birth exchange project Slavka Sverakova | Cork Colin Crotty / Megan Eustace / Sibyl Montague Treasa O’Brien | Derry Cathy Wilkes Pádraig Timoney | Dublin Follow the light Eimear McKeith | Art 2007 Gemma Tipton | The Important thing is that tomorrow is not the same as yesterday Chris Fite-Wassilak | Galway Vivienne Dick: The True centre is always new Michaële Cutaya | Eilís Murphy: Work of the devil / Ciara Healy: Stories of displacement Katherine Waugh | Kilkenny Frances Hegarty and Andrew Stones: Tactically yours Brian Hand | Limerick The Colour of surprise Karen Normoyle-Haugh | Portadown Nick Stewart: no-one’s not from everywhere David Hughes | Venice Willie Doherty / Gerard Byrne Judith Wilkinson | Cinema spaces and structures at the 52nd Venice Biennale Maeve Connolly | Waterford Titled/untitled Gemma Tipton | (Magazine) Sarah Browne: Sweet futures Charlotte Bonham-Carter |


Gathered light Tony McAteer

Also available for online purchase: Space: Architecture for Art, a Circa book on the theory and practice of art spaces; it includes a comprehensive directory to visual-arts spaces throughout the island of Ireland. More information at www.recirca.com/space

Buy or subscribe to Circa Art Magazine at www.recirca.com/subscribe (you can also buy gift subscriptions and PDFs here).

Scans of the pages of the first 110 issues of Circa are now accessible online at www.recirca.com/scans

Circa is supported by The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and Culture Ireland.

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