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Exhibition Review – Derek Jarman, Art Monthly, Issue 433 (February 2020)

‘Derek Jarman: PROTEST!’, Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin (15 November 2019 to 23 April 2020)

‘The Last of England’, Void Derry (15 November 2019 to 18 January 2020)

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Exhibition Review – Ireland Roundup, Art Monthly, Issue 431 (November 2019)

Sligo, Cork and Leitrim Round-up

The Model • The Glucksman • The Dock

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Exhibition Review – Alan Phelan, The Dock, November 2019 (Writer-in-Residence)

PDF Material Glitch

Material Glitch: RGB and the Codified Image

Joanne Laws

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Essay – Jeff Gibbons, The Dock, November 2019 (Writer-in-Residence)

PDF Indexical Variation

Indexical Variation – A concise but expandable compendium to encountering the artworks of Jeff Gibbons.

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• Interview – with Locky Morris, Dragana Jurišić & Ciarán Óg Arnold, ‘The Physicality of Looking’, The Visual Artist’s News Sheet, Sept/Oct 2019

The Physicality of Looking

JOANNE LAWS INTERVIEWS THREE ARTISTS ABOUT THEIR DIVERSE PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICES. Read more…

Interview – with Clare Langan, ‘Magnetic Earth’, The Visual Artist’s News Sheet, Sept/Oct 2019

PDF Magnetic Earth

Joanne Laws: The most immediately striking aspect across your films is the tension between interior and exterior realms. Vast, timeless, almost biblical landscapes are contrasted with abandoned domestic spaces that have somehow been taken over by nature. Are these barren landscapes a metaphor for human struggle?

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Interview – with Kevin Atherton, Fran Hegarty & Andrew Stones, ‘Time and Time Again’, The Visual Artist’s News Sheet, Sept/Oct 2019

PDF Time and Time Again

Time and Time Again

JOANNE LAWS INTERVIEWS KEVIN ATHERTON, FRANCES HEGARTY AND ANDREW STONES ABOUT THE EVOLUTION OF THEIR FILMMAKING PRACTICES. Read more…

Catalogue Text – ‘Solidarity & Song’, IN CONTEXT 4, South Dublin County Council (May 2019).

As demonstrated through extensive research by ethnomusicologists, music and song have historically been integral to the choreography of work. Providing an aural backdrop for the expression of labouring bodies, work songs broadly falling into two categories, pertaining to both manual and mechanised labour.

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Exhibition Review – ‘A Geography of Sound’, review of the 58th Venice Art Biennale, The Visual Artist’s News Sheet, Sept/Oct 2019.

PDF – Joanne Laws ‘A Geography of Sound’

The 58th Venice Art Biennale 2019 makes great strides in averting criticism of previous editions by delivering a roughly equal gender balance, while featuring only living artists. Read more…

Catalogue Text – Working Artists Roscommon, Roscommon Arts Centre (July 2019)

On the occasion of their group exhibition at Roscommon Arts Centre, it seems fitting to reflect on the tenacious history of Working Artists Roscommon – a collective of Roscommon-based artists, operating for almost 30 years under the acronym W.A.R.

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