Notes from the painter’s studio

Contemporary Painting, the Artist’s Studio and the Production of Knowledge. This text responds to a six month collaborative research group on ‘the artists studio’ with the Irish Museum of Modern Art, facilitated by Nathan O’Donnell. February – August 2020. Both the discipline of painting and the tradition of the artist’s studio may first appear moreContinue reading “Notes from the painter’s studio”

‘Looking Again’; Minor Practices within Contemporary Painting and the Production of Knowledge

This blog post introduces my current research, focusing on my proposal to ‘look again’ at contemporary painting practices as a form of knowledge production, by shifting our attention to how the viewer encounters the work. Future posts will expand on, put into practice, and perform the methodology introduced here.  My proposal to ‘look again’, asContinue reading “‘Looking Again’; Minor Practices within Contemporary Painting and the Production of Knowledge”

Susanne Wawra: Painting memory, subjectivity, emergence

Shortly after the opening of A Vague Anxiety (April-August 2019) at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), their first exhibition to specifically show a group of ‘emerging artists’, I arranged to meet Susanne Wawra in the gallery. We’re familiar with each other from college, she having graduated a year ahead of me from theContinue reading “Susanne Wawra: Painting memory, subjectivity, emergence”