26 Feb: Online event with Alice Butler (aemi) & Maeve Connolly (IADT) ‘New modes of exhibition’ as part of In the making: High Heart

Upcoming event with Alice Butler (aemi) and Maeve Connolly (IADT) ‘New modes of exhibition’ as part of In the making: High Heart by IADT Degree Year Students 2021

On Friday 26th February at 12pm, Alice Butler (aemi) and Maeve Connolly (IADT) will take part in an event exploring how artists, curators and programmers have adapted to new modes of exhibition.

This online event is devised by IADT students to accompany their online exhibition High Heart. Free event, advance booking is necessary via Eventbrite here

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View the online exhibition In the making: High Heart here, running 17th—27th February, 2021

Karolina Adamczak, Ciara Campbell, Rebecca Campbell, Lee Campbell Perrie, Nicola Chambers, Elle Connor, Lauren Conway, Milo Cummins, Kaylem Davis, Claire Donohoe, William Doyle, Séamus Duffy, Rhiannon Elliott, Jane Ellis, Maureen Fitzpatrick, Pat Fitzsimons, Grace Hanley, Sarah Hanly, Steffi Kelly, Patryk Kurkowski, Danny Lalor Fitzpatrick, Jessica Leonard, Sophie Luck, Henry Malone, Mollie McCullough, Saoirse Melia, Aoife Murphy, Aoibheann Ni Ealai, Ell O’Farrell, Diana Popa, Aoife Ruth, Matthew Shiell, Rebecca Warren, Katie Whelan, Stevie Wilson, Izabela Wojewoda

High Heart presents new work by IADT Degree year Art students, gathered at a specific moment in time. Like all previous iterations of In the making, High Heart is oriented toward the future. The works in this exhibition have come to life in many different places – studios, bedrooms, laptops, back gardens, sheds and kitchens. These things (like their makers) are dispersed and separated in space. But in High Heart they cohere temporarily into a living entity animated by a shared curiosity about the world, and a commitment to the process of making art.

The online exhibition includes works realised in a range of media, exploring themes such as new forms of intimacy in public and private space; tensions between fabricated and organic structures; traditions surrounding death and funerals; mechanisms for the control of nature; representations of the human body; and the constant demand for emotional labour in the customer service industry.

In the making is conceived as an experiment in learning through exhibition-making, developed with guidance from PP/S co-curator Gavin Murphy and assistance from post-graduate students on IADT’s MA in Art & Research Collaboration (ARC). Since 2015 the project has provided an early-stage glimpse into the ideas, materials and techniques currently being researched and tested by BA students and a valuable opportunity for them to extend their practices beyond the IADT studios.


Viktoria Schmid, A Proposal to project in Scope, courtesy of the artist