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Catharsis | Group Exhibition at Belfast Exposed, Belfast

Catharsis | Group Exhibition at Belfast Exposed, Belfast

27 October to 23 December 2017 Exhibition Preview: Thursday 26 October 6-8.30pm Belfast Exposed presents Catharsis – a new group exhibition which brings together three projects by contemporary photographers who use portraiture in innovative ways to explore and come to terms with complex family or personal histories. Employing different strategies, ...
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The Joy of Eastern Composition | Colin McGookin at EastSide Visitor Centre, Belfast

The Joy of Eastern Composition | Colin McGookin at EastSide Visitor Centre, Belfast

19 October to 19 November 2017 | Opening: 18 October, 6pm EastSide Gallery presents The Joy of Eastern Composition, a solo exhibition of paintings by Colin McGookin RUA.
The eminent artist Colin McGookin lived and worked in East Belfast for many years and this exhibition brings together many of the ...
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The Joy of Eastern Composition | Colin McGookin at EastSide Visitors Centre, Belfast

The Joy of Eastern Composition | Colin McGookin at EastSide Visitors Centre, Belfast

18 October to 19 November 2017 The eminent artist Colin McGookin lived and worked in East Belfast for many years and this exhibition brings together many of the paintings he produced when he lived close to what is now the EastSide Gallery. The artworks reflect both the turbulent history of ...
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Art Explorations | Group Exhibition at Atelier Design, Belfast

Art Explorations | Group Exhibition at Atelier Design, Belfast

19 October to 30 December 2017 Art consultant Francesca Biondi has created ‘Art Explorations’, an art collection for Atelier-Design on display at their Belfast showroom between October and December 2017. ‘Art Explorations’ brings together three highly talented artists from Northern Ireland: Ciaran Magill, Kevin Miller and David Turner. These artists ...
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Happy Carnival | Beat Carnival at Belfast Central Library, Belfast

Happy Carnival | Beat Carnival at Belfast Central Library, Belfast

5 October to 30 November 2017 Beat Carnival has been creating large-scale carnival parades here since bursting onto the city-centre streets with its first Belfast City Carnival in 1995. Over the past 22 years, 90 large-scale carnivals have been produced with artists and participants in our communities. The “Happy Carnival!” ...
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Large array of negative feelings | Olga Dziubak at Array Studios, Belfast

Large array of negative feelings | Olga Dziubak at Array Studios, Belfast

5 to 7 October 2017 A video installation using the colour purple as a symbol of revolution. “large array of negative feelings” permanent state of emergency
to make violence unnecessary
men who speak when they have nothing to say
don’t know what to do with freedom
he interpreted her fight ...
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Bands, Beacons, and Bystanders | George Robb at Duncairn Centre, Belfast

Bands, Beacons, and Bystanders | George Robb at Duncairn Centre, Belfast

6 to 23 October 2017 Launch of a photographic exhibition by Embrace Studios photographer, George Robb. George is from East Belfast and premieres his solo exhibition, Bands, Beacons, and Bystanders, in the Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts in North Belfast, on Friday 6th October, 7pm – 9pm, with the exhibition continuing until 23rd October, ...
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The Tempest: Ireland, Memory, Identity | Hughie O’Donoghue at Belfast International Arts Festival

The Tempest: Ireland, Memory, Identity | Hughie O’Donoghue at Belfast International Arts Festival

10 to 28 October This exhibition of paintings, painted constructions and sculpture draw on the artist’s own experience and connections, people and places that he knew or knew of. In this exhibition for Belfast International Arts Festival, O’Donoghue has expanded on the themes explored in the body of work One ...
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FIX 17 at Catalyst Arts, Belfast

FIX 17 at Catalyst Arts, Belfast

5 to 9 October
Launching Thursday 5 October, 6pm Catalyst Arts is pleased to present the highly anticipated International Live Art Biennial FIX17. FIX is an internationally renowned and distinctly Belfast biennial, established by Catalyst Arts in 1994. For twenty-three years Fix has consistently delivered an innovative programme of local ...
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material conditions |  Group Exhibition at Platform Arts

material conditions | Group Exhibition at Platform Arts

5 to 20 October
Opening 5 October, 6pm “without these connections I could not have witnessed the constellation of ideas in local clusters and the transformation that occurs as messages pass from one place to the next” – Nikos Papastergiadis, ‘Spatial Aesthetics’ ‘material conditions’ is a collaborative exchange between Platform ...
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Pioneer | Conor McFeely at QSS Gallery, Belfast

Pioneer | Conor McFeely at QSS Gallery, Belfast

6 October to 2 November
Opening Thursday 5 October, 6pm Conor McFeely lives and works in Derry. His work incorporates a wide range of processes, from the ready-made to sculpture and installation, as well as photography, video and audio. Multi-layered fracturing and manipulation of materials serves to find new relationships, ...
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Telluric | DAS Residency Exhibition at Cotton Court Gallery, Belfast

Telluric | DAS Residency Exhibition at Cotton Court Gallery, Belfast

29 September to 14 October
Opening event on the 28th September from 6pm DAS is delighted to present new work by the current artists in residence Rachel Alexander, Chloe Brennan, Laura Cochrane and Robbie Sivewright. Opening hours are Wednesday to Saturday 11 – 4pm or by appointment outside of these ...
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