Exhibition | Thinking About Blue Almonds

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) Chloe Brenan, Avalanches, Starlings, Gnats, digitised photograms on photo rag The displayed images are part of a larger series of images that explores the micro materiality of both the spoken and written word. The series takes text from Virginia Woolf’s novel To the Lighthouse as a kind of ‘ready made’, photographing […]

Exhibition | Thinking About Blue Almonds

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) Stay up late. Strange things happen when you’ve gone too far, been up too long, worked too hard, and you’re separated from the rest of the world. (Bruce Mau, The incomplete Manifesto for Growth)   Ormond Studios is pleased to present its annual member exhibition ‘Thinking About Blue Almonds’, featured as […]

Musical Performance | THE BONK | Haint Blues

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) As part of the artist-led event series ‘Thinking About Blue Almonds’, Ormond Studios invited musical ensemble ‘THE BONK’ to perform ‘Haint Blues’ at our exhibition closing event on Thursday 19th April. ‘THE BONK’ is a broad-based musical project headed by Waterford songwriter and improviser Phil Christie (O Emperor). Gathering influences from […]

Musical Performance | The Bonk | Haint Blues

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) As part of the artist-led event series ‘Thinking About Blue Almonds’, Ormond Studios has invited musical ensemble ‘THE BONK’ to perform ‘Haint Blues’ at our exhibition closing event on Thursday 19th April. ‘THE BONK’ is a broad-based musical project headed by Waterford songwriter and improviser Phil Christie (O Emperor). Gathering influences […]

Exhibition | Thinking About Blue Almonds

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) Ormond Studios would like to thank everyone who came to the opening of our exhibition, ‘Thinking About Blue Almonds’, on Thursday 12th April. It was a lovely evening! The exhibition continues until Thursday 19th April. Opening hours are 12-4pm. All are welcome! Image credit: Deirdre Brennan

Artist Talks | Emma Finucane and Saidhbhín Gibson

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) Ormond Studios would like to thank Emma Finucane and Saidhbhín Gibson for discussing their artistic practices as part of our event series, ‘Thinking About Blue Almonds’. Both artists responded to the thematics of the event series, the title of which is taken from the Polish phrase for day dreaming, ‘myśleć o niebieskich […]

Exhibition | Thinking About Blue Almonds

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) “Stay up late. Strange things happen when you’ve gone too far, been up too long, worked too hard, and you’re separated from the rest of the world” (Bruce Mau, The Incomplete Manifesto for Growth) Ormond Studios is pleased to present its annual member exhibition ‘Thinking About Blue Almonds’, featured as part […]

ARTIST TALKS | EMMA FINUCANE AND SAIDHBHÍN GIBSON

(Thinking About Blue Almonds) On April 10th, Ormond Studios has invited artists Emma Finucane and Saidhbhín Gibson to discuss their respective practices. This event is free but ticketed. Tickets can be booked through Eventbrite – https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/artists-talks-emma-finucane-and…   Images: Left: Emma Finucane, ‘Pelvis’, installation, Exhibition View: Mermaid Arts Centre, 2017/18 Right: Saidhbhín Gibson, ‘Peripheries’ – detail […]