For VAN’s July/August issue, Joanne Laws and Alan Phelan provide thematic appraisals of the 58th Venice Biennale, while Pamela Lee reports from Art Basel and VOLTA Basel art fairs. This issue includes a number of timely interviews with artists and curators. Chris Clarke speaks to Richard Proffitt about his recent installation, May the Moon Rise and the Sun Set, for Cork Midsummer Festival, and Paul McAree interviews Niamh O’Malley, whose exhibition is currently showing in St Carthage Hall, as part of the Lismore Castle Arts programme. Pádraic E. Moore speaks to Annie Fletcher, who has recently been appointed as the Director of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, while Philip
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Manuela Pacella interviews Paul O’Neill about curational practice and artistic directorship at PUBLICS in Helsinki.
Joanne Laws profiles sound art at The 58th Venice Art Biennale.
Alan Phelan navigates gender identities at the 2019 Venice Art Biennale.
Chris Clarke interviews Richard Proffitt about his recent installation for Cork Midsummer Festival.
Paul McAree talks about the evolution of Lismore Castle Arts and interviews Niamh O’Malley, whose exhibition is currently showing at St Carthage Hall.
Sarah Long reviews ‘See you tomorrow’ (2 May – 7 July) at Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh.
Danny Kelly reviews the group exhibition ‘Social Commons’ (2 – 12 May) at Liberty Hall Theatre, Dublin.
Jonathan Brennan reviews ‘A Harlot’s Progress’ (2 May – 1 June) at ArtisAnn Art Gallery, Belfast.
Kevin Burns reviews ‘A Visibility Matrix’ (16 April – 8 June) at Void Gallery, Derry.