Karaoke evening: Tadhg Ó Cuirrín—Lift Yourself

Time: 6-9pm Friday 7th June 2019

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

Admission free - All welcome - No booking required


To coincide with his exhibition Lift Yourself at Pallas Projects/Studios, Tadhg Ó Cuirrín will be joined in conversation by artist Shane Finan in discussing some of the themes of the exhibition, and any other tangential topics which may arise.  They will compliment this discussion with generous amounts of karaoke.  We invite you to join us for an evening of karaoke and singing how you feel. Kim Gordon, of Sonic Youth, said you can never have a crush on art with the same intensity of the infatuation you have for a pop song. 

This is the best chance for you to be heard.
To make your dreams manifest. To become a believer in noise. To affirm your right to be different and to turn your bad singing in to a political act.

To make that song your own.


Lift Yourself is a series of small watercolour works on paper that draw inspiration from the omnipresence of plastic as a material and a symbol, conspiracy theories, the mountainous landscape of northern Việt Nam, consumerism, the weather, the Crystal World and Mount Analogue, environmentalism, and Kanye West.

Tadhg Ó Cuirrín is an Irish visual artist and teacher based in Hà Nội, Vietnam. He received an honours degree in Fine Art, Painting in the Limerick School of Art and Design in 2009. He works in a variety of different media, has exhibited somewhat widely in the past, and has worked for a number of artist-run spaces and organisations. His work is interested in the strategies we employ to make sense of the often bewildering world around us.

Shane Finan is a visual artist from Sligo, Ireland. He holds BA in Fine Art from IT Sligo and an MSc in Interactive Digital Media from Trinity College Dublin.
Work including painting, sculpture, mixed media installation and interactive digital media in indoor and outdoor spaces. Projects engage with community, place and technology. Works influenced by the places where they are made, and by the social and cultural aspects of these place. Proud to be a member of Visual Artists Ireland, the representative body for artists in Ireland, and a constant source of support and information. www.shanefinanart.org

  • Marie Farrington, See, level 2018). Cast plaster, seawater. Image courtesy of the artist.


Gallery Walkthrough—Marie Farrington

Time: 1.00pm Saturday 25th May 2019

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

Admission free - All welcome - No booking required


Artist Marie Farrington will host an informal walkthrough of her current exhibition Fore, fold during which she will discuss the research behind the work, its development, and how the exhibition ties into broader concerns within her sculptural practice.

Fore, fold uses a ghost story, embedded in the history of Marsh’s Library, to unpack the exchanges between myth, language, material and place. An allusion to the Heideggerian Fourfold linking the earth, sky, divinities and mortals, Fore, fold also plays on the idea of multiplicity, an ongoing concern both in the casting processes Marie employs and in relation to the historical multiplicities that present themselves in the objects, forms and places researched.

Marie Farrington studied in DIT (BA, 2013, 1.1) and NCAD (MA, 2016, 1.1). Recent exhibitions include A Vague Anxiety, Irish Museum of Modern Art (2019); Disruptors, Highlanes Gallery (2019); RESORT Revelations, Fingal County Council Arts Office (2018); SÍM Residency, Iceland (2018); When Saying Equals Doing, an essay and performance for Cf at the Research Pavilion, Venice Biennale (solo, 2017); These Circular Ruins, Illuminations Gallery, Maynooth University (solo, 2016); In good faith they waited for gravity, RUA RED South Dublin Arts Centre (solo, 2015). Marie was recently awarded a residential studio at Fire Station Artists’ Studios (2018-2020).  Other awards include Arts Council Travel and Training Award (2018) and Visual Arts Bursary Award (2017). 

  • Leah O'Reilly. Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Ally McGrath. Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Kate Lafferty. Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Aoife Mc Donnell. Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Karoline Osaland. Image courtesy of the artist.


Common Thread—NCAD 2nd Year Textile Art and Artefact students

Ally McGrath, Aoife Mc Donnell, Karoline Osaland, Kate Lafferty, Leah O’Reilly

Exhibition preview: 6-8pm Wednesday 1st May 2019
Exhibition continues: Thursday 2nd May & Friday 3rd May 12-6pm, Saturday 4th May 10-4pm

Common Thread is an accumulation and visual presentation of thoughts and ideas beginning to form through the various styles and processes that Textile Art and Artefact allows for. Unlike many other group exhibitions, the artists involved have not worked to a collective theme but are instead tied together by their use of textiles and textile art processes. This leaves much space in which ideas can form organically through each artist’s practice independent of each other but containing a common thread.

The span of themes and ideas present in this exhibition is widely varied. Work by Ally McGrath focuses on contrasts between patient repetition through mark making and the instant gratification and lack of concentration that extensive overuse of smartphones can induce. While work by Leah O'Reilly explores modern taxidermy with focus on the display of such "trophies" and a keen interest in the colour and pattern variants present in animals. The work of Karolina Osaland looks at the theme of modern technologies and artificial intelligence through the lens of traditional textile techniques. Kate Lafferty’s work explores ideas of cultural identity and evokes questions of how we value different cultures in an age of global migration. Aoife Mc Donnell’s work takes inspiration from natural forms and structures to give a new lease of life to used, emptied materials.

Common Thread presents a view of the current ideas and processes being explored and considered by these 2ND Year TAA students as they discover and begin to shape what will be an ever changing and growing practice. Such an experience also affording them the opportunity to not only show but discuss such work.

  • Aideen Farrell, Showroom (2019). Installation shot, Arts Centre, Castlebar.


Artist Talk—Aideen Farrell

Time: 5.00pm Thursday 18th April 2019

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

Admission free - All welcome - No booking required


Artist Aideen Farrell will give a talk on the materials, sources, and ideas contained within her current exhibition A Weight of Windows we are showing at Pallas until the 20th April 2019. The artist talk will be followed by Q & A, giving room for questions about the work throughout.

A Weight of Windows is an installation of fleeting urban forms; signs, banners, curtains, windows, and bollards. Objects and structures in this exhibition act as blocks in space, modular pieces of construction, and plans or models. This exhibition examines temporary and makeshift ways of claiming space. It attempts to fossilise these forms and examine the artist's own urge to build, arrange and demarcate spaces.

Aideen Farrell is a Dublin based installation artist. She is graduate of the National College of Art and Design with a degree in Fine Art Painting and Visual Culture. Upon graduating in 2017 she was awarded the Fire Station Graduate Sculpture Award and highly commended in the Visual arts category of the Undergraduate Awards. She recently completed a residency with Dublin City Arts Office at St Patrick’s Lodge. Exhibitions include Showroom, a solo show at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar, and Symbiosis, recent graduate show at the Catalyst Arts Centre in Belfast. 

  • Celina Muldoon,Abe Neihum for Live Collision, Live Installation Performance (2018).
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2019
  • Celina Muldoon, SIRENS, 2019. Live performance, Thursday 14-03-19.
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2019
  • Celina Muldoon, SIRENS, 2019. Live performance, Thursday 14-03-19.
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2019
  • Celina Muldoon, SIRENS, 2019. Live performance, Thursday 14-03-19.


Live Performance: Celina Muldoon—SIRENS

Time: 7pm Thursday 14th March & 7.30pm Saturday 30th March

Duration: approx. 30 minutes

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

Free event - All welcome - No booking required

Artist Celina Muldoon executes two live performances to accompany her exhibition SIRENS. The first performance takes place at the opening reception and the second on the last day of the exhibition. 

Celina Muldoon is an artist based in North West Ireland. Graduating with a First Class Honours degree in Fine Art, I.T. Sligo in 2014, with work in their permanent collection. Muldoon completed  an MFA in Sculpture from N.C.A.D. in 2016. Her graduate work 'We are in cahoots...You and I' was selected  for Mobius (Boston) int. performance festival 2017 and Craw festival Berlin 2018. She has exhibited in TBG&S, The Complex, waveparticle and Celine gallery, Glasgow and Project Arts Centre Dublin. Residencies include  MART and the Tyrone  Guthrie Centre. She has been awarded the Next Generation Bursary award, The Artist in the community scheme award and a residency in Cowhouse studios in partnership with The Mothership Project in November 2018 and the prestigious Temple Bar Gallery and Studio Project Studio Award 2019. Current research projects include a collaborative performance and  film culminating in a major exhibition in 2020. The debut of this project took place as part of Periodical Review #8 in Pallas Projects/Studios Dublin. www.celinamuldoon.com

  • New PP/S Assistant Curator/Programme Producer Eve Woods


Pallas Projects/Studios Announce New Assistant Curator / Programme Producer

Pallas Projects/Studios is pleased to announce that Eve Woods has been appointed as our new Assistant Curator & Programme Producer.

Eve is a visual artist and curator based in Dublin City. Her practice investigates the human condition with a focus on belief systems and their mediation through the internet.

Notable projects include Nasty Women Dublin which she produced for PP/S in 2017. She has previously worked in Green On Red Gallery, Dublin (2017–2018) & in PP/S in the roles of Gallery Assistant for Projects & Administration, and Visual Communication Manager between 2016–2017. She also works assisting artists in managing large scale exhibitions, commissions & applications and as an art teaching assistant.

Eve holds an MA in Visual Arts Practices from IADT, BSc. Digital Technology & Design from DIT and BA. in Fine Art Painting from GMIT.

Her work has been included in: ‘Smile’ (solo as part of PP/S Artist-Initiated Projects 2017), F.Festival Gallery 2017, PP/S 20 Year Anniversary Benefit Auction, Peachy Dublin, Artists Among Us, Group of Writing People Zine, ‘Temporary Sights’ curated by Siobhan Mooney, MART Gallery (2014) & RDS Visual Art Awards (2012).

  • Photography: Kasia Kaminska ©2018
  • Periodical Review #7—PPS V RGKSKSRG. Installation view.


Job Opportunity—Gallery and Facility Technical Assistant (CE Scheme)

Role description

The Community Employee will gain practical experience in how Pallas Projects/Studios, which is an Artist-Run Organisation in The Liberties, is run. This will involve first-hand interactions with artists and the curator/directors in preparing exhibitions as part of the gallery programme.

The role will involve the Community Employee in all aspects of providing technical assistance to the exhibitions programme, meeting artists, helping artists realise their installations, managing the facility storerooms and providing technical assistance to the building.

Programme Support Duties 19.5 hours

  • Installation: Tuesday – Wednesday, 14 hours
  • 4.5 hours of personal development. 
Gallery open 12- 6.
  • Meeting artists and discussing their installation needs.
Installation support when required in advance of exhibition openings.
 Attendance at special events.


Keeping the storerooms in good condition. Designing a new system of storage.

General Support

Assist in general upkeep of the gallery and kitchen. This requires light regular cleaning in the kitchen and mopping the gallery prior to the exhibition openings – this work is shared by Pallas staff.

Learner Outcomes

The Community Employee will receive formal/informal training in the following: on safe handling of power tools and uses of ladders, other training is possible as required according to the specific interests of the candidate.  On completion, the intern will have attained and honed their skills in exhibition installation making. They will also receive direct experience in the day to day operational activities of Pallas Projects.

Skills Requirements

The Community Employee should be interested in arts and culture-in particular contemporary art. They must be motivated and enthusiastic and be able to take the initiative when necessary. The candidate will need to be highly motivated and tenacious. The successful Community Employee will be somebody who is aware of Pallas Projects activities and who has an understanding of what an artist-run space is. Please research this requirement before applying.

Mentoring Structure

The Community Employee will join a team that includes both directors and the assistant curator who are all well versed in the technical aspects of the job and will be able to give advice and guidance throughout the employment.

How to Apply:

Please note this scheme is being provided by The Mercy Family Centre and as such applicants should send a LETTER OF INTEREST as a PDF attachment explaining why they are suitable for this position with a CV/biog emailed to: cescheme@mercyfamilycentre.com and cc-ed to info@pallasprojects.org with PALLAS CE SCHEME APPLICATION in the subject line. Please be informed about Pallas Projects/Studios and what artist-run spaces are before applying. www.pallasprojects.org

Application Deadline: 6th of February 2019


Pallas Projects/Studios:

Pallas Projects/Studios (PP/S) is a not-for-profit, artist-led organisation directed by Mark Cullen and Gavin Murphy, active for 22 years in Dublin’s city centre. PP/S has been at the forefront of a particular brand of DIY methodology, consistently contributing to what is now a vibrant, confident art scene in Dublin. The organisation has been directly implicated in inner-city regeneration in its previous locations, subscribing to the ethos that art plays a key element in the promotion of civic and cultural vibrancy in the neighbourhood where it is made.

  • BASIC TALKS – Sue Rainsford. Image courtesy of the artist.


BASIC TALKS—Sue Rainsford

BASIC TALKS ~ Sue Rainsford, presented in conjunction with Periodical Review #8

1pm, Friday 14th December 2018 at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

Sue Rainsford is a writer and researcher based in Dublin, Ireland. Her practice is concerned with hybrid, lyric and embodied texts, explicit fusions of critical and corporeal enquiry, as well as with material transcriptions of otherness and experiences that alter our understanding of flesh. A graduate of Trinity College, IADT and Bennington College, Vermont, she is a recipient of the Visual Artists’ Ireland/Dublin City Council Art Writing Award (2017/2018), the Irish Arts Council Literature Bursary Award (2013 & 2018) and a visual arts writer in residence at Roscommon Arts Centre (2018-2019). She was recently awarded a fellowship at the MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire, and her debut novel Follow Me To Ground is available from New Island Books.

BASIC TALKS is a series of talks with leading contemporary practitioners, taking place at The Hugh Lane on the second Friday of every month. Curated by Basic Space in partnership with The Hugh Lane, BASIC TALKS is a platform for lectures, workshops, presentations, and performances. Speakers include artists, curators, writers, and critics who will generate discourse on producing, framing and exhibiting art. BASIC TALKS is a collaboration between Basic Space and The Hugh Lane, exploring alternatives in the dissemination of contemporary art and its discourses.

Admission is free but spaces are limited to 50 so please arrive promptly to avoid disappointment.

  • King Ping Pong
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2018
  • Mark Cullen for PP/S (left) and Paraic Leahy for RHA, the 2018 King (right).



Time: 7pm till Victory

Venue: Pallas Project/Studios BYOB


Orginised by Davey Moor & Pete Prendergast, in conjunction with PP/S, this is the seventh inter-(visual art)-organisational tourney we hold.

Anyone in the visual arts can play - office staff, members, techs, artists, board members, curators, lecturers, registrars, writers, interns, under the banner of an organisation, gallery, studio, college, well, you get the picture..
We will also have a brand new KRAZY TABLE, this year, made by artist Tanad Williams! (maybe with a little help from his friends)



The Kings

2017 - Jerome O Drisceoil for Green on Red
2016 - Will Curtis for Project
2015 - Peter Prendergast for Monster Truck
2014 - Nick Miller for Rubicon
2013 - Mark Durkan for Solstice
2012 - Peter Prendergast for Monster Truck

  • Ann Maria Healy,'When Dealers Are Shamans', 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.


Artist Talk—Ann Maria Healy & Kris Dittel

Time: 5.30pm Thursday 8th November 2018

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

Admission free - All welcome - No booking required


Join the artist Ann Maria Healy for the conversation with Netherlands based editor and curator Kris Dittel, the script editor of When Dealers Are Shamans as they discuss Healy's exhibition When Dealers Are Shamans that we will launch on the day at Pallas Projects/Studios. 

When Dealers Are Shamans is a video installation which arose out of collecting discarded medication trays whilst walking around Dublin city. The majority of these trays are the remnants of a drug called Zopiclone, a prescribed hypnotic agent or sleeping pill which is often sold illegally. When Dealers Are Shamans contemplates our desire to occupy a dream state through modalities such as medication. Amidst the North Inner City, the dealers of Zopiclone are shamans giving access points to places where unconscious thought may have become forbidden or repressed. Creating this work Healy partakes in a shamanic journey, to find her own spirit animal, but instead finds a partly lost soul in George the peacock.

Kris Dittel is an independent editor and curator based in Rotterdam, as well as associate curator at the Onomatopee project space and publishing house in Eindhoven. Her work is informed by her background in economics, social sciences, and by her interest in forms of communication and the relation between textual and visual language. She is the editor of several publications, exploring the format of the book as an artistic medium.

Ann Maria Healy is a visual artist based in Dublin. Her practice is concerned with reoccurrence, the power of history and narratives embedded within the human psyche. Her work expresses itself through sculptural, video and textual form. Healy is currently on residency at Fire Station Artists’ Studios 2017-20.
 Selected exhibitions include ‘Futures: Series 3 Episode 1’, Royal Hibernian Academy (2017). ‘I like to eat with my hands’, Wexford Arts Centre (2016). ‘Your ass protrudes toward the malaise’, Eight Gallery, Dublin (2015). Previous residencies include Cow House Studios, Wexford (2015) and The Banff Centre, Canada (2014). Healy is an MFA graduate of The Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam (2014) and a recipient of the Irish Arts Council, Visual Artist Bursary Award (2016).

  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2018
  • Louisa Casas (left) and Ann Ensor (right) at their 'Matter Has No Destiny' exhibition, 2018
  • Ann Ensor & Louisa Casas, from Matter Has No Destiny, 2018. Image courtesy of the artists.
  • Photography: Gavin Murphy
  • Ann Ensor & Loiusa Casas—Matter Has No Destiny, artist talk at PP/S


Artist Talk—Ann Ensor & Louisa Casas—Matter Has No Destiny

Time: 6–7pm Thursday 1st November 2018

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

Admission free - All welcome - No booking required 


Join the artists Ann Ensor and Louisa Casas for their conversation responding to their exhibition Matter Has No Destiny with fellow artists and members of a New Materialism reading group HEAVY WEATHER. This will be an open discussion referring specifically to a text Contingency and Complexity by Iranian philosopher Reza Negarestani. Participation is encouraged and welcome.

The text is available to download from the link bellow, also the copies of the text will be available at the gallery. 

HEAVY WEATHER is a reading group, initiated by artist Emma McKeagney, of peer artists who are interested in New Materialism as a driving force for artistic practice with common interests in materiality and allowing material to drive artistic process symbiotically alongside conceptual idea. New Materialism is a large and all encompassing frame of mind, but it comes down to moving away from the belief that humans dominate a hierarchy of matter; breaking down this notion it also questions what presumptions we have collectively taken on board while this belief has been the hegemonic one. 


  • Ella Bertilsson & Ulla Juske, from Beyond the Sandy Suburbs, 2018, HD video, still 8


Ella Bertilsson & Ulla Juske: Deconstruct to Reconstruct

Time: 1pm Saturday 29th September

The exhibition space will be transformed into a performance space from 12pm, therefore the artists' exhibition 'Beyond the Sandy Suburbs' will be open 2-6pm on the day.

Duration: approx. 20 minutes

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

Free event - All welcome - Booking advised via Eventbrite

Deconstruct to Reconstruct is a live performance by the artist duo in collaboration with Celina Muldoon. As a closing event for the duo's current exhibition at Pallas Projects/Studios, Beyond the Sandy Suburbs, this performance is a direct response to the installation. The artists are using materials that they've incorporated in the exhibition.

Beyond the Sandy Suburbs is the final in a trilogy of works produced by Ella Bertilsson (SWE/IE) and Ulla Juske (EST/IE) and based upon research conducted during residencies in Draíocht (Blanchardstown) and the Nordic Artists’ Centre (Norway). The series, which began with 11.9km Northwest of the City Centre (Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn) and continued with Carriers of Memories (Draíocht) has dealt so far with themes of domesticity, paranoia and displacement. The Sandy Suburbs continues along those lines of thought and begins to invoke power dynamics and the urban environment more directly.

Ella Bertilsson (SWE/IRE) and Ulla Juske (EST/IRE) moved, separately, to Dublin during the years of the Celtic Tiger, and ultimately met in 2013, during their time as MFA students in the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Since then the artist-duo (SWE/IRE & EST/IRE) have been using conversation as the generative ground for their multidisciplinary work; sourcing inspiration from films, music, news items, oral histories and interviews; and producing work that uses storytelling, symbolism, staging and sound to produce a mood of absurdity, disquiet and unresolved suspense. This atmosphere is fuelled by the tension in the telling of the narratives, which can indicate something unsaid, be it by verbal feint, communicative noise, distraction or omission. Thematically, the work matches questions of domesticity with questions of memory and personal history, moving to remind the viewer of the associated essences, realities, and dissonances.

On-going exhibition Carrier of Memories, Dráiocht Gallery, Blanchardstown. Recent solo exhibitions include: 11.9 km Northwest of the City Centre (Hobusepea Gallery, Tallinn, 2018), The Waiting Room (Artbox, Dublin, 2017), Uncertain Matter (Outvert Art Space & ArtsIceland, Isafjordur, 2017), Uncertain Matter (Deiglan Gallery, Akureyri, 2017), Uncertain Matter (Nordic House, Reykjavik, 2016), Time is what happens when nothing else does (Office of Public Works in association with the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, 2015). Recent public events: Museum of an Unknown Person, (Circe Pavilion, Dublin, 2017), Uncertain Matter Audio-walk (Nordic House, Reykjavik, 2017). Residencies include: Peer Residency, Royal Hibernian Academy (2018), Nordic Artist’s Centre, NKD, Dale (2018), Dráiocht Incubate Residency, Dublin (2017), Process Residency Artbox, Dublin (2017), The Association of Icelandic Artists, Reykjavik (2016).

For more information about the artist-duo and their practice, visit:



  • Sibyl Montague, Saplings, 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2018
  • Sibyl Montague (left) and Rachael Gilbourne (right), artist talk at PP/S.


Artist Talk—Sibyl Montague & Rachael Gilbourne

Time: 6.30pm Friday 7th September

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

No booking required - free event - all welcome

Join the artist Sibyl Montague who has invited curator Rachael Gilbourne for a conversation in the gallery as they discuss Montague's exhibition Saplings, the ningth exhibition of our Artist-Initiated Projects programme.

Saplings presents a site-specific installation of new sculptural works by Sibyl Montague. It features a series of sculptural objects or 'tools' that explore our relationship to material as physical but flawed representations of inner experience. Based on a speakeasy that Montague's grandfather worked and drank at in New York in the 1920's, the installation takes the physical bar as form and support for the work. 


Sibyl Montague is Dublin base artist. Her practice includes sculpture, video and installation. A graduate of Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, she is recent laureate of the Institut Français Residency Programme at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France (2017). Additional awards include Emerging Visual Artist Award, Wexford Arts Centre (2012) and Oriel Davies Open, Wales (2011). Her moving image work was commissioned for the collection of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Tasmania. Montague is co-founder and co-curator of PLASTIK, a festival of artists’ moving image in Dublin and is current studio resident at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

Rachael Gilbourne is a curator based in Dublin. Gilbourne works as Assistant Curator of Exhibitions at IMMA (Irish Museum of Modern Art) and also independently, often in collaboration with Kate Strain under the aegis of RGKSKSRG.


Do It With Others Festival—Onomatopee, Eindhoven

Venue: Onomatopee
Willemstraat 27
5611 HB Eindhoven

A festival delivering new directions in independent get-togethers and alternative education; including talks, book launches, food, drinks, exhibition-openings and performances.

Saturday August 25, 2018
13:00 – 21.00


Bon-Gah by Mahmoud Bakhshi  (IR), Frontyard(AUS), The autonomous fabricby Simon Kentgens (NL), Tante Netty(NL), Pallas Projects(IR), Lodgersby Nav Haq (BE), Jacob Lindgren (US) & Till Witwerr (DE), Rikard Heberling (SE) & Samuel Richter (SE), Lucas Maassen(NL), Jens Pfeifer (DE), Katrin Korfmann(DE/NL), Hanne van Dyck(BE), Esther Venrooij(NL/BE), Hans Demeulenaere(BE), Philippine Hoegen(AT/NL) and Alex Farrar(GB)

13:00 Open!
13:15 Independent get-togethers
16:15 Moderated group discussion
16:45 Break
17:15 Alternative education
19:00 food break
20.00 Performance of Esther Venrooy + Hans Demeulenaere

> ongoing – performance Hanne van Dyck

+ Opening exhibitions:

Onomatopee 160 - Being as Becoming featuring Philippine Hoegen  and Alex Farrar

Onomatopee 158 - Back Stagesby Katrin Korfmann

Onomatopee 109.1 - There is Nothing Connected, Nothing Distinct / Esther Venrooij, Hans Demeulenaere and Volkmar Mühleis



Artist Talk—Bren Smyth & Róisín Bohan

Time: 1pm Saturday 28th July

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

No booking required - free event - all welcome

Join artist Bren smyth in conversation with curator Róisín Bohan as they discuss Smyth's exhibition Substance Of Things currently featured at Pallas Projects/Studios.

Smyth in her work explores both the subject of painting and the painting as an object. Frantic splashes of gesso, ink spills, rubbings, and line drawings cover the page; foundation sketches are quickly obliterated by masses of gesso, which then hide beneath further layers of drawing, a process repeated by Smyth which allows for both accident and discovery.


Bren Smyth is a visual artist living and working in Cork City. A native of Dublin, with a background in animation and illustration, she returned to education and completed her BA in Fine Art at Crawford College of Art and Design in 2014. Smyth has exhibited extensively around Cork. She co-produced and designed the exhibition Women of the South at Farmgate Cafe, Cork in 2016, and in 2014 was chosen by Vivienne Roche RHA to exhibit with six RHA artists and five emerging artists in the John P. Quinlan curated show Select in Triskel Christ Church.

Róisín Bohan is an independent curator and arts facilitator. She is a graduate of UCDs MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management and CCADs BA in Fine Art. She was the 2017 recipient of Black Church Print Studios Recent Graduate Curator Award, with the resulting exhibition Homo Ludens (Man at Play) taking place in The Library Project in January 2018. Other recent curatorial projects include a series of seven performance art events held between 2016 and 2017 in Temple Bar Gallery + Studios as part of their Studio 6 Open programme. She has curated shows in the MART, Rathmines, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork, and Monster Truck Studios. She currently works at the RHA Gallery and has previously worked with Dublin Gallery Weekend and Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

This exhibition is supported by project funding from Dublin City Council

  • Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Image courtesy of the artist.
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2018
  • from the Conversation about Rocks with artist Emma McKeagney and geologist Dr David Chew, 2018.
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2018
  • from the Conversation about Rocks with artist Emma McKeagney and geologist Dr David Chew, 2018.
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2018
  • from the Conversation about Rocks with artist Emma McKeagney and geologist Dr David Chew, 2018.
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2018
  • from the Conversation about Rocks with artist Emma McKeagney and geologist Dr David Chew, 2018.
  • Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2018
  • from the Conversation about Rocks with artist Emma McKeagney and geologist Dr David Chew, 2018.


Unstable Categories: ‘A Conversation about Rocks’

Thursday 21st June 5.30pm

‘A Conversation about Rocks’ – Emma McKeagney and Dr David Chew

Join the artist Emma McKeagney in a conversation with geologist David Chew about the rocks which inhabit the exhibition and their journey to being there. Geological processes are at work constantly and how we harness and use them to make art work is a fascination of the artist. They will discuss these processes and how we as humans effect and use them.

This is a Free event. All welcome, no booking required

For location and more info: http://pallasprojects.org/index.php/about or email: info@pallasprojects.org

Pallas Projects/Studios Artist-Initiated Projects is supported by The Arts Council


Dr David Chew is an Associate Professor of Geology and Head of Department at Trinity College Dublin. He received his PhD from University College Dublin in 2001.  He teaches tectonics to undergraduate students and his research involves studying plate tectonic processes and ancient climatic events in Earth history using geochronology (isotopic dating of rocks and minerals).

Emma McKeagney’s practice involves working closely with material processes to create bodies of work which incorporate the idea that a process is made up of not only the artist but the material they use and the impending idea of exhibiting. Reading and discussing various topics related to New Materialism, her interest starts with collapsing any hierarchy which puts humans ahead of all other materiality.
McKeagney graduated in 2017 from Dun Laoghaire IADT, Unstable Categories is her first solo-show.
She received Talbot Studio’s Most Promising Graduate Award 2017 and is a recipient of a Sculpture Award from Firestation Artist’s Studios where she developed her work in recent months.

Photography: Vera Ryklova ©2018 


Statement from Josepha Madigan, Minister for Culture, Heritage, on Artist-Initiated Projects 2018

Unfortunately, Minister Madigan is no longer available to attend the launch of the Arts Council funded Artist-Initiated Projects 2018 on Thursday 31st May, due to Oireachtas business. We hope to reschedule so please watch this space.

The minister made this statement about the Artist-Initiated Projects at Pallas Projects/Studios:

Minister's statement

"The Arts Council funded Pallas Projects Artist-Initiated Projects 2018 is an important scheme, particularly for artists with fledgling careers.

The arts provide challenges at all levels, demonstrating the variety of interpretation and imagination that exists. It demonstrates many different palettes, subject matter and styles of work. It compels us, the audience, to slow down, to stop and to take time to appreciate, to consider and to reflect.

This wonderful scheme, led by artists for artists, will provide us with a stunning display of diverse talent through the summer and autumn until November. I am certain that it will provide a springboard for the careers of these exhibiting artists, inspire others and demonstrate just why the arts are intrinsic to the very fabric of life in our capital city."

– Josepha Madigan
Minister for Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht


Artist-Initiated Projects 2018

The series of 12 x 2-week exhibitions between April—November 2018 will present exhibitions of new work by:

David Lunney, Austin Hearne, Roisin Lewis, Salvatore of Lucan, Emma McKeagney, Miguel Martin & Jennifer Mehigan, Robert Dunne, Marc Guinan, Sibyl Montague, Ella Bertilsson & Ulla Juske, Ann Ensor & Louisa Casas, Ann Maria Healy

For full programme info see here


Pallas Projects/Studios is one of Ireland's longest running artist-run spaces, providing much needed studio and exhibition space over 22 years in Dublin's city centre. Artists are a key factor in cultivating rich and diverse culture that enhances social lived experience in the city and as such PP/S has long advocated for the importance of retaining artist-led spaces as an essential part of this cultural fabric. The organisation, which began on Foley Street in 1996, has traversed the city, utilising and injecting new life into disused spaces, and has since 2012 settled in the Coombe in Dublin 8, where it has become embedded in the community as a key visual art and cultural resource for the area. PP/S have established a local, nationwide and international reputation among artists and organisations, and a public profile through successful and critically engaged exhibitions, publishing, collaborations and partnerships, and education programmes for schools. Recent projects include the 4-year research project and publication 'Artist-Run Europe', published by Onomatopee, Eindhoven in 2016, and the annual 'Periodical Review' exhibition now in its eighth year.

Artist-Initiated Projects at Pallas Projects/Studios is an open-submission, annual gallery programme of 12 x 2-week exhibitions taking place between April and November 2018. This unique programme of funded, artist-initiated projects selected via open call is highly accessible to artists, with a focus on early career, emerging artists and recent graduates. Projects are supplemented with artists' talks, texts, workshops or performances, and gallery visits by colleges and local schools.

Artist-Initiated Projects aims to act as an incubator for early careers, and support artists' practices at crucial stages, providing a platform for artists to produce and exhibit challenging work across all art forms. The model of short-run exhibitions with a relatively short turnaround time of 3–6 months is an alternative to the normal institutional model, where the process of studio visit to exhibition can take several years. Shorter lead-in times allow the programme to be quick and responsive, reflect what artists are currently making, and encourage experimentation and risk-taking.

Pallas Projects/Studios Artist-Initiated Projects is supported by The Arts Council


Artists Talk—Austin Hearne & Michelle Hall

Time: 2pm Saturday 28th April

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

No booking required – all welcome

Join Austin Hearne in conversation with Michelle Hall as they discuss Hearne's new exhibition Remains, the second exhibition of our Artist-Initiated Projects programme.

Austin Hearne’s practice is rooted in photography wherein he explores its possibilities to produce installations, objects and performances that expand the limits of the photograph and indeed the medium. Hearne’s research stems from an analysis of the surfaces, iconography and politics of the Catholic Church. The majesty and misery of this institution’s past and present dwells in the exhibition, with Hearne presenting photographs as interior decor and furniture.

Austin Hearne completed his MFA in NCAD in 2016. His most recent exhibitions include Pull The Rug Out From Under The Carpet at The Kilkenny Arts Festival in 2016 with a review in billionjournal.com, the Royal Ulster Academy annual exhibition, The Waiting Room at ArtBox Gallery, peripheriesOPEN 2017 at the Gorey School of Art and two group shows at Solomon Fine Art. He has performed at Room and Livestock. His photobook Butty was included in the Dublin Art Book Fair 2017 at TBG+S. His work is held in private collections across Europe, Ireland and the USA.

Michelle Hall is an interdisciplinary artist and writer. Throughout her practice she uses details, textures, words and objects to create works that examine modes of behaviour and thought. She graduated from the MA Art in the Contemporary World programme at NCAD in 2016 and completed her BA Fine Art at DIT Portland Row in 2007. In 2017 Hall received the StartPoint Prize and was awarded an upcoming residency in Prague and exhibition at Berlinskej Model. In late 2018 she will travel to Berlin on residency at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien. Hall was awarded the Arts Council Film Bursary 2017 and the Dublin City Council Tyrone Guthrie Residency 2017. Her practice has been generously supported by the Fingal Arts Office Artists' Support Scheme 2014 – 2017. Hall is currently based at the RHA School having been awarded the Fingal Arts Studio Award 2018.


Artists Talk—David Lunney & Blaine O’Donnell

Time: 5–6pm Thursday 12th April 2018

Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios

No booking required – all welcome

Join David Lunney and Blaine O'Donnell discuss Lunney's new exhibiton Chrome Dreams, the first exhibition of our Artist-Initiated Projects programme.

David Lunney’s artistic practice involves the undertaking of protracted art processes. Typically, these processes start with the construction of site-specific or portable sculptural works in the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains. These sculptures are generally created less for their inherent value but rather to provide photographic source material for documentary artworks. The resulting documentary artworks can take the form of prints, drawings or photographs. These images are rendered, framed and presented in a fashion which intentionally obscures and embellishes the original object and moment that they represent. In these artworks, it is often the relationship between representational imagery and its surrounding abstract visual information which infers the process and concept behind the work. The works have a self-contained narrative; the concept and the material process are intrinsically linked in the artworks discussion of it’s provenance.

David Lunney is an emerging visual artist based in Dublin. His practice is process-led, in the making of any given work he uses a wide variety of materials and media. He is currently working in Talbot Studios. He uses The Dublin Mountains both as his main source material and guerrilla sculpture garden. He has had solo shows in The LAB Gallery, Eight Gallery and Droichead Arts Centre. He has recently participated in shows in The Dock, RUA RED, Catalyst Arts, LACE Los Angeles and 126 Gallery.

Blaine O’Donnell (Northern Ireland, 1986) is an artist and writer. He is a graduate of MA Art in the Contemporary World, NCAD, and has taken part in exhibitions and projects including RESORT: A Popular Destination at Pallas Projects/Studios (2014), and Spectrum of Activity, Black Mariah, Cork (2011) curated by Padraic E. Moore. Solo exhibitions include Table-Fables, Void Community Space, Derry (2011) and ZENITH, Ulster Hall, Belfast (2011/12).


Job Opportunity – Gallery & Communications Assistant (CE Scheme)

Pallas Projects/Studios are seeking a candidate to join their team as part of the Community Employment (CE) Scheme*.

Role description:
The Community Employee will gain practical experience in how Pallas Projects/Studios, which is an Artist-Run Organisation in The Liberties, is run. This will involve first hand interactions with artists, and the curator/directors in preparing exhibitions as part of the new Artist Initiated Programme funded by the Arts Council.

The role will involve the Community Employee in all aspects of organising content for the various Pallas Projects media channels, including its website and other social media platforms. This will include documenting exhibitions, events, workshops and talks, and preparing content for dissemination to internal and to all our external media channels.

Please download our full Job Description/Guidelines below before applying.

How to Apply:
Applicants should send a LETTER OF INTEREST as a PDF attachment explaining why they are suitable for this position with a CV/biog emailed to Deirdre Leniston at cescheme@mercyfamilycentre.com with the subject line: COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT. Please contact Deirdre Leniston 01-4543713 for further information. Deadline: Thursday 22nd February.

Please Note: This scheme is sponsored by Mercy Family Centre and applications must be made directly to their email listed above.

Link to the role on intero/Jobs Ireland website here

* Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy. Vacancy Reference Number will be required.  Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over and applicants must also be in receipt of a qualifying Irish social welfare payment for 1 year or more. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career.


PR#7 Closing Event—Gallery talk: Eimear Walshe, Van Abbemuseum Deviant Practice, 2017

Closing event: Saturday 20th January, 2pm

Gallery talk: Eimear Walshe, Van Abbemuseum Deviant Practice, 2017

Eimear Walshe will give a talk on their research from the Van Abbemuseum’s Deviant Practices Research Programme 2016/2017, following a presentation for the Basic Space series, Basic Talks at the Hugh Lane Gallery earlier this year. The project is currently being developed into a publication featuring illustrations by Dearbhla Ní Fhaoilleacháin, which will function as a learning resource at the museum. Walshe looks at the history of queer separatism as a deviant impulse, and examines how this impacts the production of knowledge, the formation of communities, and the development of art practices. Walshe is artist and writer specialising in feminist epistemology and queer theory. Their work seeks to reconcile queer histories with personal or local narratives through fiction, biography, and academic work.


Image: Eimear Walshe, because not all straight people are straight, illustration series by Dearbhla Ní Fhaoilleacháin. Image Courtesy of the artist


Open Call: Artist-Initiated Programme at PP/S 2018

Pallas Projects/Studios' Artist-Initiated Programme 2018, is a new, funded, open-submission, annual gallery programme, that is highly accessible to artists. It will focus on early career, emerging artists and recent graduates* who demonstrate their potential with the quality of their work, and their ambition to challenge and test their practice in the public realm, in the context of an established gallery space with a dedicated tradition towards the professional development of artists in a peer-led, supportive environment. Mid-career artists with experimental or collaborative projects may also apply.

Submissions from visual artists are now sought via open call for up to 12 x 2-week exhibitions, between March–November 2018. Both solo, 2-person, and group exhibitions will be considered, and we welcome projects/bodies of work that are completed/near completion, or work in progress, across all contemporary visual art forms. This programme of self-directed, artist-initiated projects will receive an artists fee/production budget, publicity, invigilation and other supports. Artists are encouraged to supplement their projects with artists' talks, texts or performances, gallery visits by colleges and local schools will be arranged, and artists are assisted in aspects such as inviting curators, and how to document their work.

Pallas Projects/Studios is one of Ireland's longest running artist-run spaces, with a 21 year track record in providing opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists to develop and exhibit new work. PP/S have established a nationwide and international reputation among artists and organisations, and a public profile through successful exhibitions, publishing, collaborations and partnerships, media coverage and education programmes for schools. Recent projects include the 4-year research project and publication 'Artist-Run Europe', published by Onomatopee, Eindhoven in 2016, and the annual 'Periodical Review' exhibition now in its seventh year.

*Due to the self-directed nature of the exhibitions the programme is envisaged to be primarily aimed at artists who are Irish, and international artists living or working in Ireland, or who have studied here.

The Artist-Initiated Programme at PP/S is supported by an Arts Council project award.

Submission guidelines are available below, and the deadline for submissions is Monday 15th of January 2018 at 5pm.

What the artist gets:

Artists fee/production budget of €500 for solo and 2-person exhibitions, €1000 for group exhibitions

All rental costs paid, insurance, invigilation, printed and online ads, publicity and social media, inclusion in exhibition fold-out posters

How to apply:

Applicants should fill in the accompanying application form, and return to info@pallasprojects.org with the exact subject line: ‘Artist-Initiated Submissions 2018’, including the following:

For individuals: 1 x Word Document/PDF including: maximum 1 page of text outlining your proposal; a brief biog (250 words); a maximum of 6 images; max 1 link to video/audio work; CV including any recent/forthcoming shows.

For 2-person or Groups: 1 x Word Document/PDF including: maximum 1 page of text outlining your proposal; group & individual biogs (1page total); maximum of 10 images; max 2 links to video/audio work; CV of artists including any recent/forthcoming shows; and CV of curator/coordinator if applicable.

Further info on the Artist-Initiated Programme at PP/S:

The programme aims to provide a platform for artists to produce and exhibit work of merit across all art forms and media; to further the opportunities for the artist's practice and career as an outcome of the exhibition; to develop audiences for the artist; and develop new audiences for contemporary art and artist-led practice. The Artist-Initiated programme at PP/S aim to act as an incubator for early careers, and support artists' practices at crucial stages.

The artist-initiated programme demonstrates the value of – and very real need for – an accessible gallery programme for artists to take part in short-run exhibitions with a relatively short turnaround time of 3–6 months. This model is an alternative to the normal institutional/commercial model, where the process of studio visit to exhibition can take several years, and where solo exhibitions are often reserved for established artists. As such, emerging artists with productive studio practices can have difficulty in securing solo exhibitions in established venues, and reaching new audiences, both professional and public. Shorter lead-in times allow the programme to be quick and responsive, reflect what artists are currently making, and encourages experimentation and risk-taking. These artist-initiated exhibitions put the artist and their ideas at the heart of the programme.

Please note: Projects will be selected through a competitive open call process, and will be selected by Pallas Projects/Studios. Successful artists will be notified and offered dates. The dates requested by the artist may not always be available, and artists are asked to be flexible. In the unlikely event that an artist cannot exhibit on the date offered PP/S reserves the right not to proceed with the exhibition. The decision of PP/S is final in respect of submissions. Due to the volume of applications PP/S may not be able to provide feedback. PP/S recommend that you please see our website for more information on our programme and organisation before applying.


News: Nasty Women Dublin announce results of fundraising exhibition

Nasty Women Dublin & Pallas Projects are pleased to announce that over €6000 was raised through the sale of art works at the Nasty Women Dublin exhibition in August 2107, which was held in support of The Artist Campaign to Repeal the 8th Amendment and The Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment. The Dublin project was initiated by the artist-run space Pallas Projects/Studios, and was co-ordinated by artist Eve Woods. Artists were selected by leading Irish artists and curators including Sheena Barrett, Helen Carey, Mary Cremin Jessamyn Fiore, Siobhan Geoghegan, Gillian Lawler, Loitering Theatre, Alice Maher and Kathy Tynan. In total 70 out of the 90 works kindly donated by the artists for the exhibition were sold, and the exhibition and its events attracted huge numbers and interest in the Nasty Women cause.

Originally a project by curators Jessamyn Fiore, Roxanne Jackson and Angel Bellaran hosted in the Knockdown Centre, New York it has spread to over 40 fundraising exhibitions worldwide.

“Nasty Women is a global art movement that serves to demonstrate solidarity among artists who identify with being a Nasty Woman in the face of threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, and abortion rights. With over forty fundraising art exhibitions taking place around the United States and abroad, Nasty Women Exhibitions also serve to support organisations defending these rights and to be a platform for organisation and resistance.”

We would like to thank The Hunreal Issues, Eve Djs, Against The Grain and Telephones for their help in making our events and overall project a success.

We are very grateful to all the artists and selectors for their donations and suggestions. We would like to give a special thanks to Margareta D’Arcy who performed ‘I am a Killer They Say’ on our opening night, Leann Herlihy who performed ‘A Glove is a Gift’ on our closing day, Catherine Barron who was very generous in hosting her workshop FINDING CREATIVITY, and artist Katie Holten, who used the font she created for the original exhibition in New York to make the work ‘Kisses for Repeal’, specially for Nasty Women Dublin.

A special thanks to Aggie Veale who designed the Nasty Women Dublin logo, Chlöe Nagle & Marina Pontin for their help in organising and building the Nasty Women Wall.

Full list of artists:

Mona Atkinson, Aida Bangoura, Catherine Barragry, Catherine Barron, Anne Maree Barry, Aideen Barry, Mariah Black, Alanna Blake, Tammy Bradley, Sarah Browne, Rachel Burke, Jade Butler, Aimée Chan, Siobhan Clancy, Nuala Clarke, Ruth Clinton & Niamh Moriarty, Susan Connolly, Amanda Coogan, Maud Cotter, Pauline Cummins, Margaretta D’Arcy, Aislinn Delaney, Mujers Libres Derry, Fiona  Dowling, Millie Egan, Isadora Epstein, Marie Farrington, Jessica Foley, Sara French, Aoife Giles, Orla Goodwin, Roisin Hackett, Cliona Harmey, Molly Hennigan, Léann Herlihy, Leah Hilliard, Katie Holten, Helen Horgan, Jesse Jones, Wendy Judge, Dragana Jurisic, Mary Kelleher, Sandy Kennedy, Ali Kirby, Barbara Knezevic, Katharine Lamb, Vicky Langan, Gillian Lawler, Breda Lynch, Susan MacWilliam, Kathryn Maguire, Niamh McCann, Siobhan McGibbon, Patricia McInerney, Sibyl Montague, Janet Mullarney, Chloë Nagle, Doireann Ni Ghrioghair, Aisling O’Beirn, Emer O’Boyle, Margaret O’Brien, Sadbh O’Brien, Margaret O’Connor, Katie O’Grady, Kate, O’Kelly, Helen O’Leary, Deirdre O’Mahony, Mandy O’Neill, Seoidin O’Sullivan, Aine Philips, Laragh Pittman, Ann Quinn, Fiona  Reilly, Donna Rose, Stina Sandstrom, Ciara Scanlan, Una Sealy, Polina Shapkina, Celine Sheridan, Sonia Shiel, Jennifer Smith, Vicky Smith, Gráinne Tynan, Erica Van Horn, Aggie Veale, Ruby Wallis, Isabella Walsh, Amy Walsh, Chanelle Walshe, Eve Woods

Aoife O'Neill produced for this amazing video for us of our opening event. She is a Masters Student of Film and Screen Media in University College Cork & is currently doing a documentary on the Repeal the 8th movement for her thesis.


Space, Place and Change: Reflections on Allan Kaprow and Otobong Nkanga’s ‘Baggage’ 1972/2007

Please Note change of date: Friday 8 December, 6pm
Location: Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Studio 6

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Melissa Rachleff Burtt and Maeve Connolly will have an exchange about the legacy of Allan Kaprow and his influence on artist-run spaces and artists today. In light of Otobong NKanga’s exhibition which is opening in the gallery at 6pm, this talk will focus especially on Kaprow's 1972 Happening, Baggage and Otobong Nkanga's 2007-08 re-conceptualization of the work.

This event is a collaboration between Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, IADT ARC programme, Orthogonal Methods Group (OMG) at the CONNECT Centre in Trinity College Dublin, and Pallas Projects/Studios.

Melissa Rachleff Burtt is clinical associate professor, NYU and curator of, Inventing Downtown: Artist Run Galleries in New York City, 1950-1965. She spent 8 years as a program officer at the New York State Council on the Arts from 1999-2007. Previously, Rachleff Burtt was associate curator at Exit Art and head of adult and community programs at the Brooklyn Museum. She has written on the subject of photography, art, and art management for a variety of publications. Her essay, "Do It Yourself: A History of Alternatives" was published in Alternative Histories: New York Art Spaces, 1960-2010, by MIT Press in 2012.

Maeve Connolly is a Dublin-based researcher, focused on changing cultures and economies of art and media practice. She is a Lecturer at IADT, where she co-directs the MA in Art & Research Collaboration (ARC) and also teaches studio modules on the BA in Art. She is currently a visiting research fellow at CONNECT – the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications – in Trinity College Dublin.

Image Credit: Allan Kaprow, 18 Happenings in 6 Parts, 1959. offset print. Reuben Gallery, New York


Periodical Review 20/16: performance, screening & talk

Tuesday 17th January

Talk by Rosie Lynch curator with Callan Workhouse Union
Screenings of films by Seamus Harahan & Jesse Jones
NCAD, Sybil Connolly room: 5pm

The 1916 Song Project and more
Aileen Lambert and Fergus Russel
The Lord Edward Pub, upstairs lounge: 7pm


Talk with Rosie Lynch, curator with Callan Workhouse Union.
Screenings of films by Seamus Harahan & Jesse Jones.

NCAD: 5–6.40pm

Rosie Lynch, curator with Callan Workhouse Union (CWU) will discuss the impetus and thinking behind various CWU projects and the role of the artist in civic life.  

CWU is a developing facility and commissioning agency for visual art, design, architecture, research and community activities and projects, based in Callan, Co. Kilkenny. Since 2013, artist and designer-led projects have been accumulating use and meaning for the building's new life, bringing access for the public to this significant historic site.  Current and recent projects at CWU include  Workhouse Guild  (2016) a residency programme with art/craft collaborations and commissioned new work;  Workhouse Union  (2015) a series of new work critically exploring the history and legacy of Callan Workhouse in the context of institutionalism and  Workhouse Assembly  (2013) a twelve-day active research workshop. CWU's work extends to projects that examine the future of rural towns, housing, civic infrastructure and the commons.   CWU is working on a long-term project with Camphill Community Callan to develop  Nimble  Spaces, an innovative citizen-led approach to housing. The first phase of the project culminated in May 2015 with  Ways to Live Together: New Cultures of Housing, an international conference held at VISUAL, Carlow, exploring participatory design, spatial justice, social housing and co-housing. The project has now entered into the design and build phase, with three inclusive neighbourhoods (24 new homes) in the initial phase of development in the Callan area. CWU continues to support new work examining the future of rural towns through Meet You at the Green? - a large-scale project starting in early 2017.

The 1916 Song Project and more

Old and Contemporary Songs in the Irish Tradition
Aileen Lambert & Fergus Russell

The Lord Edward: 7–8.30pm


New original songs in the traditional style based on the events of the 1916 Easter Rising will be performed by Wexford singer and artist Aileen Lambert and Fergus Russell from Dublin. The songs featured in the 1916 Song Project which was presented in the National Library earlier this year, a project which was devised and coordinated by Aileen with her partner Michael Fortune. Aileen and Fergus will provide an insight into the process involved in the project and composing a new song in the traditional style, as well as providing some other samples of new and old traditional songs which have featured in recent projects devised by Aileen and Michael.


Aileen Lambert, visual artist and traditional singer, along with Dublin singer Fergus Russell, will share with you some of their repertoire which stems from a series of innovative traditional song projects which Aileen and her partner Michael Fortune have devised and produced in recent years. The most recent is ‘The 1916 Song Project’, which resulted in a national touring concert of new songs relating to the Easter Rising, including one written and performed by Fergus ‘April 1916’, and another written by Aileen and Michael, ‘May Moran of Enniscorthy’ and sung by Aileen. This presentation will include performances of these and songs from other projects such as ‘The Wexford Song Project’, ‘Man, Woman and Child’ and ‘The Bird Song Project’.


Aileen Lambert

In recent years Aileen Lambert and Michael Fortune have developed a practice of devising and facilitating traditional song projects, from themed concerts to song composition projects, with a wealth of fine traditional singers from across the country. Their efforts have generated renewed interested in the narrative ballad, revived many old songs, resulted in the composition of many new songs in the traditional style and most importantly have supported the development of singers and the reaching of new audiences.


Aileen brings to her traditional song projects her sensibility as a visual artist and years of experience working in the field of participatory arts. Aileen studied in LSAD, Limerick, from ‘93 to ‘97, and graduated with an MA in Visual Arts Practices, from DLIADT, Dublin, in ‘07. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and has been undertaking collaborative projects with communities of all ages and various backgrounds for the past fifteen years. Her practice spans video, performance and sound work, and includes participatory and public art projects. Her public art project 'En Route' for Mayo County Council currently features in Pallas Projects Periodical Review 20/16.


Aileen’s own singing is rooted in the English language repertoire of her native County Wexford, where she regularly works with communities of all ages and abilities, sharing her love and enthusiasm of traditional song, while undertaking field research in parallel. For the past ten years, she has been tirelessly delivering traditional song workshops in primary schools to children throughout South Leinster, supported by the Heritage in School Scheme. For further info see 'Aileen Lambert – Traditional Singer' on facebook.

Fergus Russell

Fergus Russell is from Dublin and learned to sing at his mother's knee. A stalwart of An Góilín Traditional Singers’ Club and one of the organisers of the annual Frank Harte Festival, Fergus has a passion for collecting and reviving long forgotten traditional songs. When he finds a song that interests him, Fergus will try to track down the original air, but if that proves futile he will write a new air to suit. Some of these songs have proved popular and are being reabsorbed back into the tradition. In an endeavour to bring them to a wider audience Fergus has recently released ‘Landless & Free’ a CD comprising fifteen traditional songs not previously recorded. Fergus has participated in a number of projects devised by Aileen Lambert and Michael Fortune including ‘As I Roved Out’, ‘Man, Woman and Child’, ‘The Bird Song Project’ and ‘The 1916 Song Project’.



20 Years of Pallas Projects—a day of talks, food & music

Pallas Projects/Studios present a day of talks followed by a food & music event as part of our 20 year anniversary programme which looks to celebrate artist-run culture

Saturday 20th August 2016
Venue: Pallas Projects/Studios, 115–117 the Coombe, Dublin 8

Artist-Run Spaces: Conversations Across The Atlantic

A day of panel talks on artist-run culture, curated by Angel Bellaran.
This event is free, booking essential.
See Eventbrite for more details and booking info.

The Artist-Run DIY Social

An evening of music, food and refreshments to celebrate Pallas Projects/Studios 20 year anniversary.
Join us from 6pm for a pot-luck dinner, drinks and DJs! All welcome, no booking required!

Talks details & participants: Jessamyn Fiore (former director Thisisnotashop, Dublin), Liz Nielsen & Carolina Wheat (Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, and Elijah Wheat Showroom, New York), Max Warsh (Regina Rex, New York), Mark Cullen & Gavin Murphy (Pallas Projects/Studios and Artist-Run Europe), Miranda Driscoll (former director The Joinery, Dublin/Sirius Arts Centre), Lee Welch (Basic Space/former director FOUR, Dublin), Clive Murphy (former co-director Catalyst Arts, Belfast), Maud Cotter (Founder member, National Sculpture Factory, Cork).

The panel offers an international and interdisciplinary forum in which colleagues in the contemporary art world, specifically in the field of artist-run or ‘DIY’ spaces, can talk openly about the changes and challenges of working today: this includes the topics of funding, social media, and location-specific contexts.

Morning session: participants briefly review their own history of working within independent spaces in both the United States & Europe. Afterwards, in a roundtable discussion, panel members assess these and other stories in relation to experiences from other members. Afternoon session: focuses more closely on the current state of affairs surrounding artist-run programs today – with an emphasis on comparing and contrasting the international models and the programs functioning from emergent contexts or scenes.

This gathering is sparked by increasingly urgent conversations about the difficulty of the practice of choosing to work outside the institutional context. Our hope is to make stronger connections between artist-run culture, and inspire more communication and collectivism amongst our peers, so that we can continue to thrive as an integral part of visual arts culture on both sides of the Atlantic, and in light of the publication by PP/S of the book ‘Artist-Run Europe’, which will be showcased for the first time ahead of an official launch in September.

The panel will be broadcast live on the event page via Facebook Livestream at 1030 GMT/ 530 EST

This event is presented at Pallas Projects/Studios as part of our 20 year anniversary programme which looks to celebrate artist-run culture, and is part of the exhibition Liz Nielsen & Max Warsh — Curated by Jessamyn Fiore, first shown at Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh in July/August 2016, and with thanks to Jessamyn Fiore, Sirius Arts Centre, Liz Nielsen & Max Warsh, and talks curator Angel Bellaran.

Image: Pallas Projects/Studios, opening preview for ‘Resort – A Popular Destination’, 2014


Partner Platform—The Future Generation Art Prize 2016

The fourth edition of The Future Generation Art Prize worldwide competition established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in Ukraine opens for entries today. Pallas Projects are please to again be Platform Partner for the prize in Ireland.

All artists up to the age of 35 of all backgrounds, working in any medium, anywhere in the world are encouraged to apply. Supporting the application process, more than 600 correspondents all over the world will be nominating artists for the prize and over 50 Partner Platforms worldwide will be ambassadors for the Future Generation Art Prize to encourage artists within their regions to apply.

The main prize will be awarded by an international jury in the amount of US$ 100,000, split between $60,000 in cash and $40,000 investment in the production of a new work. In addition US$ 20,000 will be awarded to up to five Special Prize winners, nominated by the Jury. A Public Choice winner will be selected through online voting and announced at the Award Ceremony.

Applications will close on 11 September 2016. An exhibition of the work of up to 20 shortlisted artists will be shown in Kiev at the PinchukArtCentre from February 2017 to April 2017. The winner will be announced at an Award Ceremony in Kiev in April 2017. The exhibition will go on show at the Venice Biennale in May 2017, presenting the work of all the shortlisted artists to a broad international public. 

The pioneering Future Generation Art Prize established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009 is a worldwide contemporary art prize created to discover, recognise and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. Judged by a distinguished jury, The Prize aims to make a major contribution to the careers of younger artists involved in the dynamic cultural development of societies in transition, many of whom have found it difficult to get their voices heard.

Apply online HERE


Gerard Byrne In Conversation With John Lalor

Gerard Byrne will be in conversation with John Lalor on the opening of his exhibition 'MOMENT OF SURRENDER' at Pallas Projects/Studios.

The two artists shooting the breeze, John as an artist coming from painting and making that journey into film-making cinema and Gerard making his journey from photography into film-making. The trials and errors and suffering combined with the magic of working with other people to try and create something greater than the sum of its parts... 


Pallas Projects/Studios — Winners of the Allianz Business To Arts Dublin Airport Authority Award

On September 1st 2015, Pallas Projects/Studios won the Dublin Airport Authority Arts Award for the auction they held, in partenership with Whyte's, of artworks by mid-career and emerging artists at the City Assembly House on South William Street.

The Independent's 'Business To Arts Awards' Suppliment 

Allianz Business To Arts Awards


1815 Magazine—Issue 5 Launch Party

4–8pm Saturday April 30th

1815 is an Irish magazine with a focus on photography, writing and illustration.

Issue 5 features a selection of work from artists, all of whom were hand-picked because of their roots in graffiti, and the culture surrounding it. Although graffiti is the common ground between the artists featured, they produced work in diverse mediums such as print making, painting, illustration and photography to bring together Issue 5.

We invite you to join us in wonderful surroundings of Pallas Studio's School Yard, where Bukeepsie Radio will be providing live tunes, we will be serving up sizzling BBQ delights and nothing but the best room temperature beer to wash it down.

Images of 1815 Launch photographed by Zak Milofsky.


TELEPHONES—Snakes on a Playground Party

Paddy's Day, BYOB, all day, outdoor party in a school yard. Disco, soul, afrobeat, RnB, 80s Pop, House, Italo & more. Boom. dot com.

Music by Joma, Papa Lou, Robbie Kitt, Liam Maher.

Food by Doughboys Sandwich Shop

Telephones happens in intimate & fun spaces with great music played through heavy sound systems, surrounded by your pals, dancing all day and night – big parties in small spaces.

Telephones is brought to you by the lads behind Discotekken and The Locals


Cuture Night 2015 at PP/S

Open late for Culture night 5 – 9pm

Pallas Projects/Studios
115–117 The Coombe (corner of St. Luke's Avenue)
Dublin 8



Martin Boyle, Craig Donald, Jacqueline Holt, Colin Martin, Brigid McLeer, Bea McMahon, Elvira Santamaria Torres. Curated by Niamh McDonnell

Diagrams, curated by Belfast-based academic Niamh McDonnell, is a mixed media show of work by 7 Irish and Northern Irish artists based in Belfast, Dublin and London, comprising lens-based media, drawings, paintings and sculptures. The exhibition sees each artist using the diagram to describe a previous work or to make a preliminary sketch for a new work. The show explores how the dynamic space of the diagram visualizes different sets of relations between elements and so generates multiple reading narratives.

Culture Night website


Dublin Gallery Weekend 11–13 September

Special events at PP/S for Dublin Gallery Weekend

Friday 11th, 5–8pm: Opening reception – Special extended preview of the group exhibition Diagrams, sponsored by Guinness Porter

Saturday 12th, 1–2pm: The Coombe Tour – Meeting at Kevin Kavanagh gallery, continuing to Cross Gallery, Nag Gallery and ending at Pallas Projects/Studios.

Saturday 12th, 1.45pm: Curator's talk – a talk with curator Niamh McDonnel and Diagrams artist Colin Martin will take place in the gallery, no booking required.

Sunday 13th, 12–6pm: Sunday opening – The gallery will be open especially for Dublin Gallery Weekend


Dublin Gallery Weekend

30 galleries, 60 events, one weekend to discover great art in Dublin

This September, the first ever Dublin Gallery Weekend takes place. See the weekend listings for details of over 60 special events that are happening in galleries during Dublin Gallery Weekend (11th, 12th and 13th September)

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  • New PP/S Chairperson Caroline Crowley with director-curators Gavin Murphy (l) and Mark Cullen (r)


Pallas Projects/Studios Announce New Chairperson

April 2015

Pallas Project/Studios are pleased to announce that Caroline Cowley has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Pallas Projects board. Caroline takes over from Helen Carey, who is to remain on the board of the organisation. The board of Pallas Projects expressed its huge thanks to Helen, who has been instrumental in guiding the organisation over the past number of years, during a period that has seen PP/S develop its governance while keeping an artist-led ethos at the core of its activities.

Helen’s time at the helm presided over a nomadic period of exhibition and studio venues, culminating in a move to a new long-term premises, incorporating improved studios and project space in Dublin 8. Despite coinciding with decreasing funding to the arts, Pallas Projects, with Helen's steady and invaluable guidance, curated and played host to an uninterrupted series of critically engaged artist-led exhibitions and collaborative projects. These include developing and supporting new projects by Irish artists (including Ciarán Walsh, Kennedy Browne, Cliona Harmey, Dennis McNulty, and Niall de Buitléar); presenting international artists for the first time in Ireland (including John Smith, Alex Martinis Roe, Gardar Eide Einarsson, and ESP TV); working with curators such as Matt Packer, Michele Horrigan, Eamonn Maxwell, Paul Murnaghan, and Padraic E. Moore; and collaborations with Common Ground, Irish Architecture Foundation, Lismore Castle Arts, Ormston House, The LAB, Fire Station Artists’ Studios, and Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne.

The board of Pallas Project/Studios and its director-curators Mark Cullen and Gavin Murphy look forward to working with Caroline, who takes the reigns in the run up to the 20-year anniversary of PP/S in 2016. The period will see PP/S continue its role as a leader in the field of artist-run practice, through a number of national and international cooperative projects, and an ambitious publishing and research project focusing on artist-run practice in Europe over the last 20 years.

Caroline Cowley is a curator and Public Art Co-ordinator with Fingal County Council. Since her appointment to Fingal County Council she has commissioned and produced a series of high-profile projects with artists Mark Garry, Brian Duggan, Christine Mackey, Martina Coyle, Garrett Phelan, Aileen Lambert, Dan Dubowitz, Fearghus O’ Chonchuir  and Dennis McNulty, along with associated publications and talks such as Commissions + International Public Art Symposium, 2012. Her remit within Fingal County Council’s Arts office also extends to public events such as graduate professional development, policy, exhibitions, talks, festival programming and the Council’s art collection. Curated exhibitions and projects include Amharc Fhine Gall, It’s All in the Detail, Draiocht, 2008; Not in Alphabetical Order, Farmleigh, Dublin, 2008; Bright Beginnings, Draiocht, 2009; and the more recent Resort Residency – Case Study 1, Portane. Caroline holds a BA in History of Art from Trinity College Dublin, an MA in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from University College Dublin, and a Masters in curatorial practice IADT (MAVIS).

  • Image from Periodical Review #4. Photo by Evan Buggle.
  • Image from Periodical Review #4. Photo by Evan Buggle.


Project Space at PP/S – Open call for submissions 2015/2016

The Project Space at PP/S is available to hire in July and August, for external exhibitions, performances, projects and events. We have also begun accepting proposals for 2016.

Submissions guidelines are now available for artists/groups who are interested in proposing artist-initiated projects, exhibitions, events or performances in the PP/S project space, to take place alongside our own curated programme. Submissions are ongoing.

We are seeking proposals from creative, motivated and professionally minded groups and individuals. Participants are welcome to experiment with presenting their work in the context of an established gallery space with a dedicated tradition towards do-it-yourself initiatives and the professional development of emerging artists. PP/S are committed to accessibility, with very competitive rates for artists. All projects are self-directed by the individual/group, but PP/S provide supports such as promotion (alongside own publicity) and invigilation.

The space can also be hired out weekly to use as additional very-large-scale studio space ahead of exhibitions and offsite projects, and for other arts areas, such as film, photography, theatre, for readings/rehearsals/auditions/shoots, etc. (please contact us for further info).

Please visit the ‘get involved’ page guidelines and submission form, or email info@pallasprojects for more information.

Completed forms can be sent to info@pallasprojects.org with the subject line: ‘Project Space Submissions’

Current rental rates*:

€250 p/w for individuals

€400 p/w for groups of 2–8 (Larger groups please contact us)

€180/300 p/w discounted rate for PP/S studio artists/groups

*For visual arts projects. Please contact us for rates for other uses.

Image from Periodical Review #4. Photo by Evan Buggle.


Culture Night 2014

Kevin Mooney in conversation with James Merrigan

For Culture Night at PP/S artist Kevin Mooney will be joined in conversation with James Merrigan to discuss his exhibition Wave at 9pm – all welcome!

The exbition will be open late for Culture Night, 6–9pm

Kevin Mooney graduated from NCAD with an MFA in 2012. Selected group exhibitions include “Making Familiar”, Temple Bar Gallery 2012, “Horizon Sprawl”, Ormston House, Limerick 2012, and “Video Killed the Radio Star”, Royal Hibernian Academy 2010. Solo shows include “Dog Island Tales” Talbot Gallery 2014, Nag Gallery 2010, “Timeline” Queen Street Gallery, Belfast, 2010 and “Facade”, Mermaid Arts Centre Bray 2009. He received a Visual Artists Bursary from the Arts Council in both 2012 and 2013. In 2013 he was also shortlisted for the Thames and Hudson publication “100 Painters of Tomorrow”.

James Merrigan is an artist and art critic. He has written for A-N Magazine, Aesthetica Magazine, Circa Magazine, Visual Artists’ News Sheet, and for several artist monographs. He is the founding editor of the online art journal +billion_, and co-founding editor of Fugitive Papers. Awards include the 2010/11 Red Stables Irish Artists’ Residential Studio, the inaugural Dublin City Council Arts Office/VAI Visual Arts Writing Award (2011), and an Arts Council Project Award (2011/12). A book of his art criticism was published in 2013 entitled Agents of Subjectivism.

The exhibition Wave is supported through funding from Dublin City Council and the Arts Council


Running in the Hall 3—Fundraising music event in aid of Pallas Projects/Studios

Featuring Johnny Moy, Phil Boyle, Nic James, Anne Maree Barry

Tickets 10 euro


Pallas Projects/Studios present the third instalment of their Running in the Hall series of fundraising nights, which takes place once again in their studios and project space, a former school on the corner of St. Lukes avenue in The Coombe (just past the pleasingly tiny Fallons pub at the end of Dublin’s antiques district of Francis Street). Taking full advantage of their school yard and assembly hall, PP/S present a night of ‘old school’ DJ-sets by disc jockeys steeped in the Dublin dance music scene, all graciously lending their time free of charge to support this artist-run space in its ongoing endeavours. Digging deep into their ample crates to deliver House, Rave, Electro and Hip- Hop classics in the (hopefully) balmy air of Dublin 8.

All funds raised from the event will go towards improvements to this long-running studios and project space and to its curated programme, which just saw the exhibition of Anne Maree Barry’s Missing Green – a film that looks at the changing face and regeneration of Cork Street. That exhibition ends on the morning of the 28th with a walking tour of the film’s locations, and Anne Maree sees out her stint in the gallery by joining our DJs on the decks as a special guest for the night.

Johnny Moy has been a staple of the Irish dance music since the early 90s, and as Influx head honcho was synonymous with several regular party nights in venues such as RedBox, and The Kitchen (not to mention running major music festivals, touring the world with The Chemical Brothers, and remix work for U2 and movie soundtrack supremo David Holmes). Still as busy as ever with event management and his recording outfit JMRS, this is an extra special outing on the decks from Dublin’s dance music pioneer.

Phil Boyle, aka Ghostboy, has been DJing in Dublin and beyond for the last 15 years and is best known for his residencies with the awesome Mother club night, Backlash, and various Influx operations. From tiny bar gigs to massive festival arenas, he has played support to Underworld, Orbital, Soulwax, Vitalic, Dave Clarke, Jacques Lu Cont, and many more.

Nic James landed in Dublin from Southampton many a moon ago, having been part of hip beatz act Super Dense Child. He was resident DJ for a number of seminal Dublin club nights, such as Monkey Tennis, Nylon, followed by POGO at the POD, and latterly Toe Jam at The Bernard Shaw. Lured out of semi-retirement, this is a rare opportunity to hear Mr. James in action.

Check out updates on our event page


Film Socialisme—Jean-Luc Godard

Curated by Cliona Harmey

6.30pm / Tuesday 20 May 2014
Irish Film Institute – 6 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin

Film Socialisme by Jean-Luc Godard. 102 minutes, France, 2010, Colour, DCP
Godard takes an experimental approach to narrative, montage, screen text, editing and digital formats in this epic three part film. Starting on board the ill-fated cruise ship Concordia, and moving across multiple locations, Film Socialisme explores themes such as globalisation, history, war, culture, and circulation of capital (gold).  It also sees Godard, as James S Williams describes, ‘on the offensive with a violent experimental drive and urgency’. The film has a strong engagement with cinema's photographic legacy, the physical camera apparatus, and the play between still and moving image. Curated by artist and lecturer Cliona Harmey, this screening takes place in conjunction with the EFC and her recent exhibition ‘Troposphere’ at Pallas Projects.

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The EFC is a curated screening event conceived as a forum for diverse artistic and experimental film works. For more details see Experimental Film Club


Future Generation Art Prize—2014

Pallas Projects/Studios has been selected to be a partner once again for the Future Generation Art Prize 2014.

The Future Generation Art Prize established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in 2009 is a worldwide contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. The Prize is a major contribution to the open participation of younger artists in the dynamic cultural development of societies in global transition.

The Prize is an innovative new international award for artists up to 35 years of age, investing in the artistic development and new production of works. Awarded through a competition, judged by a distinguished jury, it is founded on the idea of generosity, a network of outstanding patron artists and institutional partners, and a highly democratic application procedure.

The Main Prize will be awarded to one artist who will receive the amount of US$ 100,000 from the international jury in the context of an exhibition. The Prize will be split in US$ 60,000 in cash and US$ 40,000 for the investment of new work production.

Online applications run until April 12, 2014

Click here to apply or for more info


  • Dennis McNulty, A cloud of soft equations, 2014


Dennis McNulty – A cloud of soft equations

Venue: former Pathology Department of UCD, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin, Ireland

Tickets are free but spaces are limited, click here to book*

A cloud of soft equations is the most recent manifestation of an evolving work by Dennis McNulty, which has its genesis in The Eyes of Ayn Rand, a piece he produced for Performa 11. In early 2013 the performance was reconfigured for the Scriptings Showroom in Berlin and re-named The face of something new. This incarnation, its third, will temporarily inhabit the warren of buildings, which was formerly the UCD campus, at the rear of the National Concert Hall on Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin.

In A cloud of soft equations, a sequence of physical spaces are overlaid with texts of various kinds, to produce a tension between a physically experienced spatial narrative and an evolving set of linguistic, spatial and technological associations.

Produced with the support of Pallas Projects/Studios, Irish Architecture Foundation and The Arts Council of Ireland.

*PLEASE NOTE: this event will take place in the former Pathology Department of UCD, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin. Guests are requested to meet in the foyer of the National Concert Hall at 6pm sharp. There can be no late admissions.

A cloud of soft equations is part of the exhibition Periodical Review #3 at Pallas Projects/Studios. Not a group exhibition per se, Periodical Review is a discursive action, with the gallery as a magazine-like layout of images that speak (the field talking to itself). Each year PP/S invite two peers – artists, writers, educators, curators – to review and subsequently nominate a number of art practices, which will be selected via an editorial meeting. Such a review-type exhibition within Irish art practice acts to revisit, be a reminder, a critical appraisal and consolidation of ideas and knowledge within the field of contemporary Irish art.

Dennis McNulty's work is generated through an investigation of embodied knowledge in relation to other forms of knowledge, often in the context of the built environment. Beginning with detailed research of various kinds, and informed by his studies in psychoacoustics, the works often take hybrid forms, drawing on aspects of cinema, sculpture, sound and performance.

Recent solo projects include INTERZONE, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (2013); A Stew of Universals, ZKU - Zentrum fur Kunst and Urbanistik, Berlin (2013); The Face of Something New, Scriptings, Berlin (2013); PRECAST, Preston's Road roundabout and Robin Hood Gardens Estate, Blackwall, East London (2012); Some feeling of living in today, Jerusalem Project (2012); and Another Construction, Irish Museum of Modern Art (2011).

In 2004 McNulty represented Ireland at the São Paulo Bienal. In 2012 a monograph entitled Obscure Flows Boil Underneath was published by IMMA Associated Press.

He is represented by Green On Red, Dublin.



Afterlife – Festival De Los Muertos (Festival Of The Dead)

A three day festival of art, music, food and Death!

Opening: 6–8pm, Halloween Thursday, 31th October

Party: 9pm–Late – Day of the Dead, Saturday, 2nd of November (All Souls Day)*

Exhibition: 12–6 Friday–Saturday

Afterlife – Festival De Los Muertos (Festival Of The Dead) is a cultural event and exhibition organised by Pallas Projects/Studios in collaboration with Mexican and Irish artists, friend collaborators, and the wider public. It features Julian Becerra, Peter Burns, Margaret Corcoran, Mark Cullen, Gabhainn Dunne, Stephen Dunne, David Eager Maher, Ana Lopez, Gabriela Leon, Karla Mayoleytte, Nevan Lahart, Gillian Lawler, Breda Lynch, Ronan McCall, Alan Phelan, Jim Ricks, Eimear Tynan and Gráinne Tynan, Kathy Tynan, amongst others. The event embraces traditional Mexican Dia De Los Muertos festivities while juxtaposing contemporary artistic perspectives with the central theme of Honouring Life and Celebrating the Dead. 

Traditionally, Day of the Dead festivals have been celebrated by Mexicans for thousands of years by lighting candles to illuminate the way for beloved relatives who have passed away. The 
ritual is a calling to these passed relatives who are invited to come and stay over night and celebrate by remembering what was once their life among the living. As it is often believed, the dead come back to life to celebrate this special day among the living and like the Irish, Mexicans love to congregate among friends and will conceive a party at any moment, and yes, even for and with the dead.

And so, think about someone that has passed, someone that you would like to honour and celebrate with during this event, and join us! You are officially invited to this exciting and unique cultural experience that marries life and death, Samhain, Halloween, Mexican Day of the Dead and All Saints Day in a fancy dress festival honouring life and celebrating those how have passed.

*€10 Donation for Saturday event, all other events free


Running in the Hall 2

Will St. Leger (Mother / Phantom) / Niamh McCann (Orange) / DJ More Moore More aka Padraic E. Moore / Anne Maree Barry / DJ Whitelightning aka Mark Cullen

PP/S in association with Totally Dublin present a night of sound and vision.

Outdoor visuals by Kept. Indoor visuals by Alan Butler.
9pm–late, Saturday 13th July 2013.
€10 entry. Hot dog BBQ (incl. vegan sausages by Dee’s), refreshments & BYOB.

All funds raised go towards the Pallas Projects exhibitions programme. Check website and facebook for location, details and updates.

Pallas Projects/Studios
115–117 The Coombe
Dublin 8

Supported by Dees.ie, Conor & David.


Visit 2013 Open Studio Day at PP/S

Saturday 11 May, 12–6pm

In Dublin City, artist’s studios old and new exist in a variety of buildings including industrial warehouses, Georgian buildings, converted stables and former shop units. You might not be aware that the building on the corner or down the road from your house is actually a hub of artistic activity. If you have ever been curious about what goes on inside an artists studios, Visit 2013 is your chance to find out!

Visit 2013, is a weekend event which will see artist’s studios all over Dublin city opening their doors to the public. PP/S is home to 18 artists' studios and Visit invites you to enter these usually private spaces, talk to the artists and see their work first hand. If you have ever been curious about what goes on inside an artists studios, Visit 2013 is your chance to find out! PP/S opens it's doors on Saturday from 12–6, more details below.




Project Space at PP/S – May/June

A series of short-run artist-initiated projects, performances & events

The Project Space at PP/S is an open, accessible and versatile space that bridges studio and exhibition practice. It features throughout the year, internally-curated long-run projects, talks and events, alongside short-run artist-initiated projects, workshops, performances or large-scale studio use.
The Project Space is intended to allow access for individuals and groups working at a high standard within contemporary visual art and like-minded fields, to experiment with presenting their work and engage with audiences; to work in the context of a space with a dedicated tradition – ongoing over a seventeen year period – towards do-it-yourself initiatives and the professional development of emerging artists.


23 May–01 June
powerS +  √ roots
Dave Madigan and Meadhbh O’Connor

powerS +  √ roots is the second exhibition informed by a longstanding dialogue between artists Dave Madigan and Meadhbh O’Connor. In this second phase, the two artists explore their interests in networks and energy systems, both natural and man-made.

Both working through large-scale sculptural installation, Dave imitates a child’s view of technology by representing objects and ideas through play situations; while Meadhbh, working with plant biologist Dr. Tamara Hochstrasser, explores aspects of competition and symbiosis in biological networks by use of the material remnants from such processes.
Opening Wednesday May 22 at 6–8pm
Open 23rd May–1st June, Thursday–Saturday, 12–6pm


08–12 May
Body Drawings

Paola Catizone

This work is born of experimentation with drawing as an embodied practice. Movement, energy and the kinesthetic sense were engaged in the making of large drawings and video, with accompanying music selected in conversation with DJ Nigel Wood.

Wednesday 8th – Sunday 12th, 12–6pm
With a reception
on Thursday, May 9, 6–8pm

Saturday, May 11, 2pm. A collaborative response with the artist, Fiona Quilligan and Nigel Wood.







This is not that place – Collaborative performance

Emma Haugh

Collaborative performance with Emma Haugh, Moira Brady Averill, Annie Gill and Kelly Shatter of Goose

Sunday 28th April

2pm sharp–3.30pm 

Exhibition open Saturday 12–6pm and finishes Sunday 28th after the performance

This is not that place is a point of slippage, a fragmentary archive of queer knowledge and intimacy, gathered together through random, instinctive 

encounters and processes of relational otherness. Photographs, texts and interventions straddle spheres of lived experience and the imagination. 

Generated via compulsive collaboration, conversation and improvisation - form is pliant - from installation to web to print based media and ephemera. Driven by something yet unknown this is not that place suggests presence, something other that is simultaneously recognizable and strange. 

Using the language of cultural histories - the archive, biography, photographic portraiture, descriptive accounts and interviews the collected objects offer something that might be missing or lost. Playing with tropes of mythology, iconography and engaging with the aesthetics of club culture this is not that place opens out to a liminal eroticism that wishes itself into existence via the limitations of imagination and desire.





Cian Nugent & The Cosmos

A perfomance as a part of First Awake Moment

As a part of First Awake Moment, a show by Ingrid Lyons, Lesley Ann O’Connell and Kathy Tynan, Cian Nugent & The Cosmos are playing in PP/S on April 20th.

Doors at 8.30, performance begins at 9pm, event concludes at 10.30


Cian Nugent & The Cosmos are the full electric band that has developed from Cian Nugent's solo guitar playing over the past few years with David Lacey, Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh (who both played on Cian's debut album Doubles), Conor Lumsden and Brendan Jenkinson. New material shows the added influence to Cian's wandering guitar playing of the eternal flow of transnational desert blues, psychedelic thoughts on rock, feeling fine, jazz ambitions, and the campaign to leagalise jamming.

Cian's debut studio album Doubles came out in June 2011 on US label VHF after an EP in 2007 and a live album, Childhood Christian Lies and Slaughter in 2008. And 7" Grass Above My Head b/w My War Blues followed in May 2012. A new 7" Hire Purchase is due in April on Matador Records subscription series Singles Going Home Alone, the debut release by Cian Nugent & The Cosmos.

"Cian Nugent's album is a deep pass through some of the most visionary
music of the 20th Century threaded together with maximum grace" - Jon
Dale, Uncut 9/10 rating.

"Nugent's already mastered dynamics tone and articulation. He
introduces each new melody or change of emotional tenor at precisely
the right moment to keep you on the edge with him, and his tunes are
sturdy and lovely things [...] Mighty good." -- Bill Meyer, The Wire

"Nugent smartly focuses on developing a pair of immersive environments
that are continuously compelling for more than 20 minutes at a time.
He nails it.” -- Grayson Currin, Pitchfork, 7.7 rating


6 euros, BYOB

  • Conall Kelleher, A Light Drift
  • Emma Haugh, This is not that place
  • Ingrid Lyons


Project Space at PP/S – April/May

A series of short-run artist-initiated projects, performances & events

The Project Space at PP/S is an open, accessible and versatile space that bridges studio and exhibition practice. It features throughout the year, internally-curated long-run projects, talks and events, alongside short-run artist-initiated projects, workshops, performances or large-scale studio use.
The Project Space is intended to allow access for individuals and groups working at a high standard within contemporary visual art and like-minded fields, to experiment with presenting their work and engage with audiences; to work in the context of a space with a dedicated tradition – ongoing over a seventeen year period – towards do-it-yourself initiatives and the professional development of emerging artists.


A Light Drift
Conall Kelleher

Conall Kelleher is interested in constructing his own visual manual on self help and spiritual guidance. A personal and fictional telling of “directionlessness” and guidance through nature; astrology being a prominent component of this. His ideas are conveyed through various mediums, including video, animation and painting.

Thursday, 2 May 18, 6-8pm




This is not that place
Emma Haugh

This is not that place is a point of slippage, a fragmentary archive of queer knowledge and intimacy, gathered together through random, instinctive, encounters and processes of relational otherness. 
A series of downloadable texts and a schedule of related events and collaborative interventions will be posted on the artists website.

Thursday, April 25, 6-8pm




First Awake Moment
Ingrid Lyons, Lesley Ann O’Connell, Kathy Tynan

First Awake Moment documents a period in time in which Ingrid Lyons, Lesley Ann O’Connell, and Kathy Tynan have been independently focusing on and developing their painting and drawing practices.
This exhibition acts as a pause for contemplation and recognition of the past year and reflects on things learned, forgotten, lost, and discovered.

Thursday, April 18, 6-8pm

Group discussion on the exhibition
Friday, April 19, 6pm





ROTATOR: Performances/events

Ruth Clinton & Niamh Moriarty

Performances and responses are scheduled to take place in and around the gallery and the artists’ studio at Pallas Projects/Studios. Please see details below, and follow this link to book for the screennings and Full Moon performance (no booking necessary for the tour on the 22nd).


08/03 & 15/03: A selection of short archival documentary films will be screened in the artists' studio from 7pm. 

A Stranger's Notebook on Dublin (1966) 23'00". Directed by Chris Malkeiwicz: Impressions of Dublin in the 1960s, including St. Patrick's Cathedral, Marsh's Library, the river Liffy and the crypts in St. Michan's Church. Narrated by Aidan Grennell.

Fishambles (1981) 16'23". Produced and directed by Thaddeus Breen; written by Mark Clinton: Silent film made by archaeologists working on the excavation of the Viking site at Wood Quay and Fishamble Street, Dublin.

Poddle culvert footage (2012) 10'00". Courtesy of Dublin City Council Drainage Department: A tour of a section of the River Poddle as it flows beneath the city.

A Walk Along the Poddle (1975) 21'16" Filmed and directed by Gerard O'Kelly: A short film following a young girl as she walks the course of The River Poddle, from the foothills of the Dublin Mountains to Wellington Quay where it meets the River Liffey

22/03: Michael O' Rourke, philosopher and co-founder of the Dublin Unit for Speculative Thought and Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, English professor and Director of Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the George Washington University will discuss ROTATOR in relation to aspects of their own work. This will take the form of a tour, led collaboratively with the artists. Begins at 7pm.

27/03: A performance scheduled to coincide with the full moon, details to become clear on the night. There will be a limited number able to participate, for that reason please apply via the booking link, the audience will be chosen by lottery. Performance starts at 9pm.



ROTATOR late opening Thursday 7th March – until 8pm

Ruth Clinton & Niamh Moriarty

To conincide with First Thursdays, PP/S will have extended opening hours on the 7th until 8pm. See Temple Bar Cultural Trust for more info.

First Thursdays Dublin is a Temple Bar Cultural Trust initiative that brings together art galleries, cultural and creative spaces on the first Thursday of every month – by sharing the same late-night opening times.

First Thursdays Dublin (FTD) happens on the first Thursday of every month. Opening hours are extended from 6 – 8pm in a number of galleries. Please note: this list changes every month for First Thursdays! It offers you an extra opportunity to visit exhibitions, attend cultural events and experience some light-night culture. It is our way of experiencing a taste of Culture Night on a monthly basis!


  • Allan Hughes, Point of Audition, 2011


Curators’ Talk – Periodical Review #2: Dialogues on contemporary art, discourse & collaboration

Eamonn Maxwell, Pádraic E. Moore, Gavin Murphy & Mark Cullen with Katherine Waugh

Pallas Projects/Studios presents a panel discussion in response to the current exhibition Periodical Review. The exhibition, structured as an editorial review with a critical and discursive position, is a unique, yearly survey of Irish contemporary art practices, that looks at commercial gallery shows, museum exhibitions, artist-led and independent projects and curatorial practices. The panel, chaired by Katherine Waugh and featuring the exhibition’s four curators, will discuss work from around the country, hoping to elucidate dialogues and movements, parallels and divergence within Irish contemporary art practice. They will discuss too the role of discourse, collaboration, improvisation and generosity – from independent initiatives through to individual practitioners and to the museum – and how institutions negotiate and support the interaction and dialogue between established and emerging generations of artists.


Katherine Waugh is a writer and filmmaker living in Galway. She co-directed The Art of Time, a film on the complex temporalities in contemporary art, film and architecture, which has shown internationally in galleries and Film Festivals in New York, Paris, London and most recently in IMMA and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane as part of Sleepwalkers. In 2012 she curated and moderated a symposium for the AV International Arts Festival in Newcastle based on its theme As Slow As Possible (after John Cage) and programmed a series of films for IMMA where she also gave a talk on Time in Contemporary Art and Film. She has written essays for artists’ books and catalogues nationally and internationally, and a recent film installation project – A Laboratory of Perpetual Flux – was shown as part of eva International curated by Annie Fletcher. She is currently engaged in curatorial research with Goldsmiths College London.


Eamonn Maxwell trained at Camberwell College of Arts and City University, London. From 2004 – 2009 he was the inaugural University Curator at University of the Arts, London. During his tenure he worked with many international and emerging artists. He was the Curator of the Irish Pavilion at 54th Venice Biennale. Since 2009 he has been Director of Lismore Castle Arts.


Pádraic E. Moore’s practice combines curatorial projects, the production of texts, public presentations and events. Moore graduated with a B.A. in History of Art & English literature from U.C.D. in 2005 and participated on Curatorlab; the postgraduate programme at Konstfack, Stockholm in 2011. Moore was invited curator in residence at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, Italy in 2011 and participated on a curatorial residency at the Israeli Centre for Digital Art in March 2012.


Pallas Projects/Studios is a not-for-profit initiative, active for over fifteen years in Dublin’s city centre and run by artists Mark Cullen & Gavin Murphy. Pallas Projects continues to collaborate with peers to engage and develop current Irish contemporary art, through a continued commitment to solo projects by Irish and international artists, alongside occasional thematic group exhibitions, and initiated exchanges with artists’ groups around Ireland and abroad.



Backdrops of Fiction: Artists’ talk concerning Wendy Judge’s Souvenir Views

Wendy Judge

In response to Wendy Judge's Souvenir Views: Film and animation lecturer Michael Connerty will present a visual trip (with occasional commentary) through some lunar and post-apocalyptic landscapes. Following this there will be a conversation between Jessica Foley and Wendy Judge. This conversation seeks to expand the surrounding subjects in and around the exhibition Souvenir Views.

Michael Connerty teaches film and animation history in IADT, Dun Laoghaire. He has taught on other areas of visual culture, particularly the history and theory of comics, which is where his energies are currently directed. In the past he has performed numerous roles with Darklight Film Festival, interviewing guests, and curating a number of programmes of animation and experimental cinema. He has written and performed with two of Dublin’s premiere underground rock and roll bands, Female Hercules and Moutpiece.

Jessica Foley is interested in how writing, poetry, film making and installation can be used to critically explore and engage dominant discourses and systems of communication, particularly in relation to education, art, science, engineering and technology. She is interested in developing ways to bring people together to reconsider ideas, words, customs, objects, or whatever, that have become a little bit rigid, a little bit disabling. She is in the second year of PhD research at CTVR/the telecommunications research centre, Trinity College Dublin, where she is studying the early films of Charles and Ray Eames (1950-60) and bringing this research to bear upon my own situated engagement with the ongoing telecommunications research at CTVR. The intention of her research is to come to better terms with concepts, structures, encounters with and realities of communication through generating reciprocal encounters between the fields of art and engineering, where she considers art and engineering both as ways of writing the world.

Wendy Judge is an artist based in Dublin. Solo projects include Great Works at Goethe-Institut Dublin in 2008 and Works of the World United, Thisisnotashop, Dublin in 2009. She has exhibited in group exhibitions such as Dublin Contemporary 2011, and ‘Last’ at Douglas Hyde Gallery, 2012, and was one of a group of artists that represented Thisisnotashop, at the Festival of Independents - No Soul for Sale, New York, 2009, and at Tate Modern, London, 2010. She has been part of Difference Engine since 2009, a group of autonomous artists with exhibitions at Soma, Waterford ,Wexford Arts Centre, CSV in New York, The Substation with Black Mariah/Triskle in Cork, and  Cake Contemporary, Kildare and forthcoming at the Oriel Myrddin Gallery in Wales 2013.

Souvenir Views is the first of an ongoing series of exhibitions in the new Pallas Projects/Studios at The Coombe, where invited artists are afforded an extended preparatory period, allowing them to attempt a leap, to consider, experiment and test the relationship between studio and exhibition practice. Wendy worked on-site utilising the gallery space with a lead in time of one month.



Culture Night at Pallas Projects

Bertille Bak (FR), Andy Cahill (US), Johannes DeYoung (US), E.S.P. TV (NYC), Kakyoung Lee  (KR/US), Marinella Senatore (IT), Josephine Turalba (PH)

Join us on Culture night to see our current exhibition, curated by Paul Murnaghan as an outcome of his residency at ISCP in New York.

In the summer of 2011 Paul Murnaghan found himself embedded – while a resident artist at the International Studio & Curatorial Program – in deepest Bushwick, New York (Bushwick being the up–and–coming Brooklyn neighborhood next to Williamsburg where artists currently migrate to for all the usual reasons). Whilst working on a project with Brooklyn teenagers, he was contacted by PP/S with an open remit to form an exhibition upon return. Murnaghan began collecting video works that in some way reflect the diverse positions of the indigenous and transient artists occupying the same space at one specific moment in time.

Each of the artists within this exhibition directs their lens towards a multitude of purposes, while their thoughts are refracted through existence within a global metropolis. In doing so they construct second memory, subvert tradition, entice collaboration, form fragile communities, consider and illuminate individual perspectives. In short they make a ‘here’ for us to view within the vastly over–documented city that is New York. Whilst location is the surface connection between these works, with time and format as cohesive elements, the primary connective is the individual approach to practice, the variance between subject matter, psychologies and methodologies that attempt to articulate an ontological sense of place.

Culture Night


E.S.P. TV at PP/S

Last Days of 1984, Jinx Lennon, Valerie Francis, Bloodyends, Gretta Gunn, Gar Cox, Smilin’ Kanker, Fergus Byrne, Interviews with Alan Lambert director of T.E.O.T.E.I.M.H and Campbell & McGowan of Loitering Theatre/Drones, short selection from Alan Butler, Darklight selection & interviews, and special guest host Big Chief Random Chaos

All recorded live for broadcast on NYC TV

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As part of the exhibition Were is the here if the here is in there? Scott Kiernan and Victoria Keddie of E.S.P. TV have been invited to produce one of their renowned analogue TV shows at Pallas Projects/Studios. This episode will consider the E.S.P. TV ethos within our increasingly digital existence. There will also be contributions from several bands, artists, performers and electronic manipulators.

E.S.P. TV is a nomadic showcase of primarily NYC-based experimental music, video art and performance formed out of Louis V.E.S.P. Episodes are taped in a variety show format with rotating guest hosts in front of a live audience. The process involves live green-screening, signal manipulation and analog video mixing. The entire night is recorded to VHS and edited into half hour episodes for airing on cable TV in New York City.

Previous episodes have been taped in various locations including Present Company, The Schoolhouse, 285 Kent and Roulette (Brooklyn, NY), Liminal Space (Oakland), Queens Nails Projects (San Francisco), Millennium Film Workshop (New York City) as a part of INDEX Festival, and General Public (Berlin).

Admission is €10
Limited tickets available on the night

Pre-bookings taken at info@pallasprojects.org

For more on E.S.P. TV see: www.esptvnyc.com/


Running in the Hall

Gretta Gunn, Swords, Nanu Nanu, Ilex, Dive Bar Songs For Dive Bar People & guest DJs

Please join us on Saturday 26th May to celebrate the launch of our new studios & project space, featuring bands & DJs in our indoor space, BBQ in our secluded outdoor area.
Visual treats by Alan Butler and John Buckley
BBQ, refreshments & BYOB
Fine beers by Against the Grain
Kids free/welcome until 9pm*

10 Euro entry. All funds raised go towards the Pallas Projects exhibitions programme.

Check website and facebook for details and updates

*Parents and children are encouraged to come and support from 6.30–9pm. Kids come free! w/ hot-dogs included

  • Box- file, Goethe Institut library, Dublin


Alex Martinis Roe at The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne / Bibiliothekswohnung, Berlin

Alex Martinis Roe

Alex Martinis Roe’s series Genealogies; Frameworks for Exchange – first developed for her show at Pallas Projects – is to feature in the exhibition ‘Post-planning’ at The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, and concurrently for the solo exhibition Collective Biographies at Bibiliothekswohnung, Berlin. The works attend to Martinis Roe’s concerns with the performative efficacy of art and facilitating feminist relations both within the art encounter and its historicization. Her assertion that the effect of conventional spatio-temporal orientations between not only speakers and listeners, but also writers and readers/artworks and audiences is in need of analysis is informed by textual and personal encounters with Belgian feminist philosopher and psychoanalyst Luce Irigaray.

Curated by Bala Starr, ‘Post-planning’ refers to the unplannable, to doing away with preconceived ideas and starting something before you know where it finishes. The term comes from architecture and urbanism, but has more recently been used as an idea within curatorial practice. Hybrid terms like this suggest a way of crossing between disciplines, between straight lines.

Collective Biographies, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, presents works from her recent projects including Genealogies; Frameworks for Exchange (2011 and ongoing), which looks at female authorial genealogies and ways to reimagine the future of feminism by acknowledging and engaging with its history. One part of this project has been to facilitate conversations between different generations of female, feminist and feminine cultural producers.

The Ian Potter Museum of Art
Anna-Catharina Gebbers | Bibliothekswohnung


The Future Generation Art Prize 2012

The Future Generation Art Prize is an innovative new international award for artists up to 35 years of age, investing in the artistic development and new production of works. Awarded through a competition, judged by a distinguished jury, the Prize is founded on the idea of generosity, a network of outstanding patron artists and institutional partners, and a highly democratic application procedure.

The 2012 application is open until 16 April 2012 – Apply online here

Representing Ireland, Pallas Projects are one of 50 Partner Platforms representing more than 38 countries who are supporting the application process and the Prize in 2012. PP/S will also nominate four artists who go directly to selection. The Future Generation Art Prize has extended its global network and range to involve artists from different regions around the world, especially reaching growing regions such as South America, Australia, Africa and Oceania.

View the Launch Conference here.