Tuesday, 14 October 2008

'Degagés' and 'Lines in the Sand'

'DéGAGéS' and 'Lines in the Sand'.

Anne-Marie Glasheen,Cork Literary Review 2007 Award Winning Poet and Artist. 20th October -27th Oct 2008 Official opening of Art exhibition 'DéGAGéS' at CORK ARTS THEATRE,Carrolls Quay,Cork. Mon 20TH Oct. 6.00pm & Book Launch 'Lines in the Sand' later at 9pm at O'Bhéal, Longvalley pub.Winthrop Street,Cork.

Anne Maries exhibition consists of computer digital camera images which give her the freedom to reconstruct and combine images to create altered states of reality,experimenting,different ways of translating the reality of the captured image into the unreality or ‘surreality’ of the manipulated image in much the same way she experiments with and manipulate language.

Her translated plays have been performed at Edinburgh and Brighton Festivals, USA,Nothern Ireland.1998 awarded the Prix de la traduction de la communaute francaise by Belgian Ministry of Culture 2006 ,won first prize Cork Literary Review Poetry Competition.Her projection; In the Garden of Dreams is based on an exhibition of photomontaged images, created for an exhibition at InSpire,, The Crypt at St Peter’s in London , to mark International Women,s Week in 2007 women roots from around the world.

Thursday, 29 May 2008

"The music in me"

‘The Music in Me’ - Bealtaine Festival 2008
Celebrating Creativity in Older Age at Tigh Fili Gallery

Enjoy the Bealtaine Festival 2008 at Tigh Fili Gallery with an exhibition of mixed media by established local artists Mary Gough, Deirdre O’ Donnell, Mary Hurley, Eddie Powell, Noreen Walsh, Patricia Crowley, Stella Costello, Pat Walsh and Tony Ryan. The exhibition titled 'The Music in Me' will be opened on Thursday May 8th at 6pm.

A series of practical workshops will also run in tandem with the exhibition giving the public an opportunity to learn about and practice some of the techniques used by the artists in their work. The Bealtaine Festival is an annual national event celebrating creativity in older age. Bealtaine 2008 at Tigh Fili focuses on the voices and experiences of older people and encourages the idea that you are never too old to try something new!

Workshop Programme

Clay Sculpture with artist Frances Murphy on Tuesday May 13th 11am

Silk Painting with artist Stella Costello on Wednesday May 14th 11am

Working with Pastels with artist Mary Gough on Wednesday May 21st 11am

The workshops are free of charge but places are limited so groups would need to book in advance. This programme is supported by the Dormant Accounts Fund.

For further information contact Leslie Ryan
Tigh Fili 021-4509274

Tuesday, 19 June 2007

Workshops by Adam Wyeth

Every Monday a fun and inspiring course led by poet, Adam Wyeth.

Creative Writing Workshops (Monday 11 - 1 pm)
For everyone interested in poetry or creative writing.
You will set fun and stimulating exercises to help free up the imagination. You will learn about craft and technique, discover ways to improve your range and ability as a writer... all you need is paper, pen and your imagination!

Poetry Appreciation Workshops (Monday 2 - 4 pm)
Enjoy and savour a wealth of poems by a wide-selection of contemporary leading poets from around the world. The sessions will entail reading several poems in a group and garnering an in-depth understanding of the poem and poet through discussion.

For your place Contact adam: tel: 086 3166300 e-mail: awyeth@02imail.ie

Also starting soon - evening Creative Writing Workshops.

Thursday, 14 June 2007

“24 HOURS NON STOP ART” is an artistic event about the experiencing duration. In the course of one day and one night (24 hours) the audience will be able to experience and partiipate in a range of multi-disciplinary artistic activity offered by 24 artists through video, visual arts, performances, dance, music, theatre, poetry and who knows.
24 Hours represents a conventional and symbolic measure of a cycle: the sun cycle, the cycle of the biological human body, the DAY CYCLE. This event is part of the Touring Experiment in partnership with the Arts Council of Ireland.

28th-29th October 2007

If you are interested in participating in this event contact

Frances Murphy
Angelique De Santos

Art Trail

28th September - 7th october

Delphine Arnault

French graphic illustrater artist Delphine Arnault has been living and working in Kinsale (Cork) for 4 years. Her inspiration is influenced through people mostly musicians and is reflected in her acrylic watercolour paintings.

13th August - 25th September


Michael Gurhy and Siobhain Grace
Painter and video/photography

This group exhibition of 2 emerging Cork artists, graduates of the Crawford College of Art and Design is a combiaation of video, photography and painting.

Siobhains first marks painted on paper are greatly inspired by her surroundings and landscapes. In her work she combines the unknown mystical world to the existing material world.

Michaels work is about desire and the space between love and lust. "I want the audience to share my experience unaware of beig filmed or caught in acts of extreme intimacy. The viewer becomes present to the subjects unawareness. This consiousness pushes both the viewer and the subject to examine who we are beyond ego. This transforms acts of taboo into acts of beauty.

Beyond Form continues at Tigh Fili Gallery until August 11th