A view of performers in Expanding Fields by Jenny Roche

When the State’s cultural institutions were closed by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on March 12th in response to the coronavirus outbreak, Thisispopbaby had (...)

Wayne Jordan in Leaving at the Project Arts Centre as part of Where We Live.

Stories of Irish emigration get told in cliches. Our emigrants are exiles, driven by poverty, a lack of hope, or fleeing the tyrannical hand of the op(...)

Federico Julián González: ‘I’m an Irish citizen who was born somewhere else. My alliances to this country are enormous because it’s where my kids are growing up.’ Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Federico Julián González was three when his father, a doctor, was arrested by El Salvador’s military junta for caring for a guerrilla fighter. His fat(...)

Artists Jesse Jones and Emmet Kirwan at the launch of Paying the Artist. Photograph: Maxwell’s

I’ve been away from this slot for a while, taking a busman’s holiday on our daily election podcast. Unsurprisingly, the experience got me thinking abo(...)

Anne Enright's new novel explores gender, memory, family, art and glamour through the story of relationship between an actress and her daughter (...)

The hustings, with all major parties represented at Project Arts Centre in Dublin was hosted by the National Campaign for the Arts (NCFA) coalition

One of the recurring issues at the Election 2020 arts hustings was the precarious nature of working in the arts, including the difficulty in accessing(...)

When 2010 opened its bleary eyes, in the teeth of the last recession, it took our towns and cities a little while to catch up. People hang on, spend t(...)

“Exhibition text... can open doors into ways of thinking about the artwork; it can talk about important historical facts or writings; it can lead you into a parallel way of thinking about something else or can be entirely descriptive of what you see.”

In October, I went to the gallery at Project Arts Centre. The first thing I saw was a wooden frame, and the second a large poster on the wall: no imag(...)

Trumpstreet art by Subset, shown in Wonder Walls

Graffiti has a very deep history, although people tend to paint over it. Jean-Michel Basquiat? Etchings in ancient Greece and Rome? Cave paintings? If(...)

Endgame: Rosaleen Linehan and Des Keogh in Pan Pan’s production. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

ENDGAME Project Arts Centre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ Something is already taking its course before Pan Pan’s new production of Endgame begins. As you take your (...)

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