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ev+a 2008 Var­i­ous venues, Lim­er­ick 061-318240

Now in its 32nd year, ev+a draws 44 artists to Lim­er­ick, this time at the se­lec­tion and in­vi­ta­tion of Chi­nese cu­ra­tor Hou Hanru. Hanru di­vides his time be­tween Paris and San Fran­cisco, so per­haps it’s hardly sur­pris­ing that he has come up with Too Early for Vacation, with its ac­com­pa­ny­ing ideas of travel and es­cape, as a ti­tle and loose theme for this year’s ex­hi­bi­tion.

Pre­sented across venues from Lim­er­ick City Gallery of Art and the Belltable Arts Cen­tre to City Hall, the Hunt Mu­seum and the for­mer Mo­tor Tax Of­fice, ev+a is a trip around the city, and a jour­ney of dis­cov­ery of some of the most ex­cit­ing Ir­ish and in­ter­na­tional artists at work to­day. Many of the works were cre­ated es­pe­cially for their

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