As the show’s opening approaches, the artists say they aren’t sure what to make of the fact that the hotel owner hasn’t raised an eyebrow at the subject matter.
“This is a very solitary thing, and if your stuff isn’t getting published, you kinda don’t have any idea whether this is an absolutely deranged life choice or not.”
Less fascinated by the destinations, Ste Murray instead directed his lens towards the journey itself.
Daranijoh Sanni’s work “Refractions” is part of the PhotoIreland Festival 2023, now on at The Printworks at Dublin Castle.
A spokesperson for NCAD said it’s in talks with Diageo about what to do with the old 600-seat venue, including the possibility of a community use.
“We have a proposal put together regarding the future use” of the space, said a spokesperson for the Staycity aparthotel, which opened in January 2022 and hosts it.
For 30 minutes, the band delivered a blistering set of theatrical punk and monstrous rock ‘n’ roll, saturated in sweat, Buckfast Tonic Wine and milk.
First came the rat. Then, “A lad who lives around the corner had a cat, and it was his pride and joy, and it was suggested he do a cat.”
It’s vital to learn about the genuine roots of commercialised things, says Favour Odusola.
For her debut solo exhibition, performance artist Venus Patel drew on the experience of being feared and “seen as a monster” because she is different.