“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(...)

 Caroline Cowley and  Garrett Phelan outside his Hide Project in north Co Dublin.

A dump, even a decommissioned one, does not seem like an auspicious place to meet an artist to talk about an artwork celebrating nature. But as Garret(...)

Aideen Barry’s Not to be Known: a single channel performative film from 2015

What were your cultural highlights? Aideen Barry’s Brittlefield at RHA in July: dark shards turned into private viewing experiences of worlds where (...)

’Gel Nails’, a digital print by Sarah McIlroy. Artist Garrett Phelan is hosting a series of conversations with various individuals and groups of young people – aged between 18 and 25 – on Heed FM.

The most surprising thing about Heed FM is how normal it sounds. And the most surprising thing about that is how unusual this is. Broadcasting for (...)

Aleksandra Mir’s Plane Landing, from the exhibition Magnetism

Magnetism – Lucy Andrews, Mikala Dwyer, Igor Grubic, Siobhán Hapaska, Aleksandra Mir, Laura Morrison, and Garrett Phelan The Old Snia/Saehan F(...)