Matt Packer, the new director of EVA International. Photograph: Deirdre Power

The curator and writer Matt Packer has been appointed as successor to Woodrow Kernohan as director of EVA International, Ireland’s biennial exhibition(...)

What were your cultural highlights of 2014? Eva International, in Limerick, curated by Bassam El Baroni, was easily on a par with other art bi(...)

‘Priority’ by Michael Patterson-Carver. Courtesy Laurel Gitlen, New York; and Timothy Taylor, London

The curator of this year’s EVA International, Bassam El Baroni, is a quiet, thoughtful Egyptian who was born and lives in Alexandria. From this(...)