Brett Bailey

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From Yinka Shonibare’s Recreating the Pastoral exhibition at Visual Carlow. Photograph: Aisling McCoy

As 2016 continues, past Easter weekend with its parades, ceremonies and commemorations, the parallel conversations around colonialism, victimhood and(...)

Siphathisiwe ‘Blessings’ Moyo, who took part in the ‘Exhibit B’ installation by South African artist Brett Bailey during the Galway International Arts Festival. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Siphathisiwe “Blessings” Moyo has missed her sleep over the past few weeks while volunteering with the Galway International Arts Festival. That’s litt(...)

 Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhale flying over Galway  during  the International Arts Festival which continues this week. Photograph: Andrew Downes

Galway Arts Festival’s visiting Skywhale drew hundreds of people to the city’s South Park on Sunday evening, after a week when the Atlantic weather sy(...)

Exhibit B recalls dehumanising and triumphalist displays of colonialism

**** Who is watching whom in Exhibit B, the intensely provocative performance installation from South Africa’s Third World Bunfight? Audience m(...)

Installation at ‘Relativity’, an exhibition by Australian artist Patricia Piccinini at the Festival Gallery. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Windguru and other internet weather maps will be scrutinised in Galway this week as a 30m-long “Skywhale” prepares to take flight over the city. The m(...)

South African theatre director Brett Bailey: “I was interested in the representation of the other by the colonial order”

For the past year or so it has seemed as though the South African theatre director Brett Bailey has been on trial. It gives the title of what is ea(...)

At the launch of the  Galway Arts Festival festival programme  are (from left):  Amy Conroy, Caoimhe Regan, artistic director Paul Fahy and Sonya Kelly. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Sculpture from Australia, new plays by Frank McGuinness and Amy Conroy, gigs by Kodaline and The Coronas, talks, trad and street theatre. The 2015 Gal(...)

Deliberately provocative? A Catholic church that has been transformed into a mosque for the Venice Biennale by artist Christoph Buchel. Photograph: Casey Kelbaugh/The New York Times

Pickled sheep; blocks of turf; sculptures made from human blood: art can be many things. At this year’s Venice Biennale, Swiss artist Christoph(...)

Olwen Fouéré in Riverrun. Photograph: Jeremy Abrahams

‘Edinburgh is the worst city in the world if your show is doing badly and it’s the best city in the world if your show is doing well.” These were t(...)