A new book by photographer, film maker, sound recordist and “sometime artist” Gregory Dunn documents the rapidly-changing face of his local neighbourhood Stoneybatter.
For the first time, a collection of photographs taken by Irish photographer Tony O’Shea of the fans who lined those roads are published together in a new photobook ‘Italia 90 Dublin’ (Café Royal Books).
In the fast-moving and mercurial world of social media, the photography app is the art world’s weapon of choice. Instagram, the mobile photo-sharing application that allows users to share pictures and videos, is clearly the leader of the pack.
More famous for his work as a portrait painter, whose sitters included Francis Bacon, Samuel Beckett and Brendan Behan, Dublin-born artist Reginald Gray had other exceptional talents.
A growing number of artists in recent decades have been working hard to drag taxidermy back from near-obscurity, using traditional techniques, combining a fresh attitude with a healthy dose of subversion. The work challenges our perceptions of life, death and that intrinsic link to nature.
Dublin musician Ophelia McCabe has been performing as a hiphop MC since 2002. Countless sessions spent jamming and freestyling with her brothers developed into finished songs which she eventually laid over beats produced by friends Exile Eye, DJ Moschops and G Frequency.
Running this week at Gallery X on Dublin’s South William Street is a collective exhibition of Italian modern masters whose work embraces and celebrates the eroticism and the aesthetics of bondage through a variety of styles.