December 12, 2005 - CIRCA: Contemporary Art in Ireland - Issue 114, Winter 2005
December 12, 2005

Issue 114, Winter 2005

CIRCA Art Magazine - Issue 114, Winter 2005

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Front cover: Sandra Johnston, performance still, Venice, 2005

Completely redesigned, the winter issue of Irelands leading magazine for contemporary visual art is now on sale. The 112 full-colour pages include news, feature articles, reviews, projects, a host of images, and advertising from Irelands main art spaces.
Feature articles
What is my nation? Who talks of my nation? Declan Sheehan | Venice Colin Darke | Pryd maer Ddraig yn codi When the dragon wakes Rachael Thomas | Art of the encounter: Antagonism and Relational Aesthetics Claire Bishop | Response to Claire Bishops paper on Relational Aesthetics Grant Watson | Jaki Irvine: A retrospective Cherry Smyth | Suturing the aesthetic and the political multiple screens, multiple realities: An interview with Isaac Julien Áine OBrien | Soul-searching and soul-selling: the new accountability in the arts Pauline Hadaway |
Reviews Belfast Perspective 2005 Tim Stott | Prepossession Brian Kennedy | Carlow Cornelia Hesse-Honnegger: Heteroptera:images of a mutating world Martin McCabe | Cobh Julie Bacon: A hymn for travellers and the absent Alannah Hopkin | Derry Ciarán Ó Dochartaigh: Musicpula T2, MO, NO Damien Duffy | Dublin was du brauchst Noel Kelly | Alice Maher: Rood Sheila Dickinson | Heather Allen and NS Harsha: Mural Colin Graham | Galway Ronnie Hughes, Formacopia Gavin Murphy | Kells/ Wales Strata Anne Price-Owen | Linz Ars Electronica Paul OBrien | Sligo Site-ations International 2005/6: Sense in Place, Ireland Sarah Browne | Venice Venice: The long weekend Valerie Connor | Northern Ireland at the 51st Venice Biennale Francesca Bonetta | Venice: Pavilion of the Republic of Ireland Alenka Gregoric | Brian Wilson: an art book Marua Fusco |
Project Andrew Dodds |

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