Illuminating Art & Ideas

The Centre for Indisciplinary Research

The Centre for Indisciplinary Research | Nathan O’Donnell Curated by Aoife Tunney Opening event 4–6 pm, Wednesday 11 March 2020 Including an in-conversation between Dr Nathan O’Donnell and Dr Patrick Bresnihan, Iontas … Continue reading

March 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Martina O’Brien

Quotidian 28th November – 29th January Quotidian is a seven-channel video installation by visual artist Martina O’Brien. This new series of work is developed through engagement with seven people based in … Continue reading

November 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Form Ever Follows Functions

  Ireland’s most innovative art and literature magazines, The Pickled Body and gorse, have joined forces to present a groundbreaking exhibition at Illuminations, the digital-visual exhibition space at NUI Maynooth. Form … Continue reading

February 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sam Keogh – Videos

For his show at Illuminations Gallery, Sam Keogh presents a selection of videos which have come out of his performances and installations to date. Each video is formally specific to … Continue reading

November 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Redemption – The Architecture of Robin Walker

17.10.18-16.11.18 To coincide with the launch of Maynooth University’s new Strategic Plan, Illuminations revisits Robin Walker’s iconic Arts Building (1970-1977). Built on the North Campus as an educational hub, housing … Continue reading

October 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Portrait of a (Working) Mother

7 June-30 June 2018 Images: Marina Cavazza Words: Eglė Kačkutė Part of the “Motherhood, Mobility, Migration” Symposium held at Maynooth University on 14-15 June 2018, the exhibition Portrait of a (Working) … Continue reading

June 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Doireann Ní Ghríofa – Film-poems

Doireann Ní Ghríofa | Film-poems | 10 April-15 May 2018 Doireann Ní Ghríofa is one of the most original, exciting and brilliant voice in contemporary Irish poetry. Illuminations is delighted to showcase … Continue reading

April 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Susan MacWilliam – Observations and Communications

Susan MacWilliam | Observations and Communications Susan MacWilliam’s videos, photographic works, sculptures and installations investigate obscure and overlook histories; and reflect on the research, experimental apparatus, and personalities of those … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bos | Maria McKinney

Maria McKinney’s exhibition for Illuminations gallery considers a possible co-relation between two seemingly disparate subject areas – genetics and pagan ritual. In pre-Christian Europe, people annually performed customs in relation … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

David Beattie | the distance between things

  David Beattie | the distance between things | 16 October-17 November Assembled from a variety of everyday materials, David Beattie’s work attempts to provide a framework for assessing our … Continue reading

October 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

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