…And There Will Be Light | Jasmin Märker

Posted on Jul 31, 2018
…And There Will Be Light | Jasmin Märker

    Featuring a non-human durational performance 2nd- 5th August. Gallery Two   Jasmin has been sweating particularly hard during this heatwave out of worry for her non-human collaborators namely Photobacterium Phosphorum and Pseudomonas fluorescence, the former being more fond of the mild Irish summers. Located in a studio that heats up to 30°C the […]

Transcendental | Sinéad Keogh

Posted on Jul 31, 2018
Transcendental | Sinéad Keogh

                Live Performances: 2nd August 7pm-8pm 11th August 3pm-4pm 25th August 1pm-2pm Gallery One In an attempt to capture and express the personal memories of Barry, a club kid from the 90’s ,this multimedia installation presents Barry as he is today without his sight with fragmented images from […]

2018/19 Open Call for Exhibitions

Posted on Jul 23, 2018
2018/19 Open Call for Exhibitions

DEADLINE FOR SUMBISSION: By 6pm, Monday 27th August  Platform Arts is accepting proposals from artists and curators, working in any media or discipline to be included in its 2018/2019 exhibition and events programme. Prior experience is not a condition of acceptance. Please refer to the guidelines before completing your proposal. PROPOSAL FORMAT Email your proposal as single […]

Death in Geological Time | Amanda Rice

Posted on Jul 5, 2018

  Death in Geological Time is a film work which is one part of a larger body of work which explores death, time and authenticity in the current geological epoch. The work discusses a recently (re-)discovered cave once used as a site of burial and ritual in Neolithic Ireland. In Irish mythology, the cave, (in […]

Semazen | Stephen Gunning

Posted on Jul 5, 2018

Stephen Gunning is a Dublin based audio visual artist. A large proportion of his work has dealt with the changing rhythms of cities and the human interactions within, which are recurring themes in his video work. In the past, he has created audio-visual installations in unusual places that tend to resonate on a social and […]

Life On Land

Posted on Jun 12, 2018

  Mudskippers are amphibious fish. In addition to swimming, they walk on land using their fins. Their eyes are mounted high on their heads, giving them panoramic sight. The fish spend most of their time out of water, on a shoreline or clinging to rocks. There they remain motionless for hours, perhaps in the act […]

The Valley

Posted on Jun 12, 2018

  “If the wild were to come close to extinction, its final fastnesses would be the mountain-tops, and the valleys they protected. These were places that, in the main, still kept their own patterns and rhythms, made their own weathers and their own light. But there were warnings here too against dreams of purity or […]

Honeymoon Period

Posted on May 24, 2018

First year MFA students at Belfast School of Art (UU) mark the halfway point of their crossing, with a celebration of their self-deprecating desire for an exhibition. Honeymoon Period is the result of brutal repetition and routine as they amalgamate into a liquid landscape at Platform Arts. A space for anthem singing, rug waving and […]

SLIPPAGE

Posted on Feb 23, 2018
SLIPPAGE

SLIPPAGE Opening 1st March 2018 6pm – 9pm Exhibition continues: 24th March 2018   Artist Statement “The area of investigation within my practice explores an extendable paint surface and the provisionality this causes within traditional ideas and values associated with painting. By asking questions of painting as a practice the concern lies in creating visual […]

Paisagens Transumantes*

Posted on Feb 23, 2018
Paisagens Transumantes*

Platform Arts are delighted to present a new solo exhibition by Francisco Rebolo. Opening Thursday 1st March 6pm-9pm This exhibition continues until Saturday 24th March 2018 Paisagens Transumantes began with an ascetical exercise in which by drawing discipline, in conjunction with written expression, intends to construct a language that goes beyond the intimate regime of […]