VISUAL ART

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AIDANDUNNE THINPLACESMFA/MA

Grad­u­ate Ex­hi­bi­tion 2018. The Gallery, Burr en Col­lege of Art, B ally vaughan, Co. Clare Un­til April 27 burr en­col­lege.ie In her mixed me­dia work, Cana­dian MFA grad­u­ate Melissa Cay­ford “ex­plores how the en­vi­ron­ment af­fects the body.” Run­ning con­cur­rently with THIN PLACES, Leave It At That is the end-of-year un­der­grad­u­ate ex­hi­bi­tion and the MFA 1 Past Bac­calau­re­ate also fea­tures.

‘THISISNOTATABLE’

Robin Price. The Dig­i­tal Hub, Dig­i­tal Ex­change, Crane St, Dublin April 17-28 robinprice.net Robin Price be­gan cre­ative work in night­clubs and mak­ing elec­tronic mu­sic. Here, ref­er­enc­ing René Magritte, he has de­signed an in­ter­ac­tive ping-pong ta­ble in­cor­po­rat­ing 4000 RGB LEDs un­der frosted poly­car­bon­ate so that ev­ery bounce of the ball trig­gers an au­dio-visual re­ac­tion. Among his sev­eral aca­demic qual­i­fi­ca­tions is an MPhys in the­o­ret­i­cal physics.

IN, AROUND& AF­TER EF­FECTS: THREE PER­SPEC­TIVE SON THE MID­LANDS

Ci ar an O gA rn old, Martin Cr egg, Mark Duffy. R os com­mon Arts Cen­tre, Cir­cu­lar Road, R os com­mon. Un­til June 1 ros com­mon art scent re.ie Three fine pho­tog­ra­phers ex­plore the Mid­lands state of mind in ex­plo­rations of “so­cial, cul­tural and psy­cho­log­i­cal land­scapes”, all tak­ing dif­fer­ent in­di­vid­ual ap­proaches. From Arnold’s com­pelling, in­ti­mate slice of lo­cal life to Cregg’s poised doc­u­men­ta­tion of the mak­ing and un­mak­ing of in­fras­truc­tural frame­works, and Duffy’s cin­e­matic feel­ing for land­scape. Un­der the aus­pices of Photo Ire­land Fes­ti­val 2018

AL­I­SON P IL KING TON: HOW WE ROAM / MAR­CEL VI­DAL: SILVERFISH

Two solo shows, the Dock, St Ge­orge’ s Ter­race, Car rick on Shan­non, Co Leitrim Un­til June2 How we roam through fic­tional en­vi­ron­ments, that is, in Pilk­ing­ton’s paint­ings, but fic­tional en­vi­ron­ments charged with a cer­tain ten­sion and un­cer­tainty. Vi­dal’s sculp­tures, mean­while, are man­i­fes­ta­tions of

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