Vote for Women

As we approach a landmark moment in Irish history, the creatives of Ireland are wielding their talents as a form of political expression. Not only is 2018 significant as the year that the people of Ireland will vote on the Referendum to Repeal the Eight Amendment, but it also marks the centenary that Irish women…

Emergence

Dara Finneran is a self-taught artist based in Galway City. His artistic practice draws knowledge and inspiration from his studies in Biomedical Engineering from the National University of Galway.    “Everywhere it is machines… real ones, not figurative ones: machines driving other machines, machines being driven by other machines, with all the necessary couplings and connections.”…

Resilience

coffee|culture #3 This January, coffee|culture is inviting three creatives who have used their artistic output as a form of expression enabling them to thrive. Although the creative industry can be a challenging and daunting place, creatives are resilient and bounce back from obstacles be it diminishing arts grants, red tape regulations or burnout. Given the…

Table Quiz

Above the Fold are hosting a fundraiser table quiz with a twist! Dust off those Leaving Cert notes as we have teamed up with experts from fashion, architecture, product design, visual arts, film, animation & illustration, visual communication and much, much more to prepare a table quiz to test even the most specialised art and design…

Art in the Age of Anxiety

Above the Fold interviewed Eve Woods, whose latest exhibition Smile was built as a response to fear, anxiety and reoccurring nightmares   Smile took place in Pallas Projects from 26-29 April 2017. Dublin based visual Artist Eve Woods spent a year channelling trivial night terrors into content for her latest show. It’s evident that Eve toyed with the viewers perspective of a…