An NCAD MFA Fine Art 2020 Graduates Exhibition • NCAD Gallery closed & ONLINE exhibition of work from graduates of the NCAD Master of Fine Art class of 2020
Viewable online here.
Valerie Bresnihan • Sarah Edmondson • Andrej Getman • Barry Gibbons • Niamh McGuinne • Ciarán O’Keeffe • Gary Reilly • Lena Willryd
Curated by Anne Kelly, NCAD Gallery Curator • MFA Fine Art Course Leader Sarah Durcan, Lecturer
We are delighted welcome you all to our current online exhibition Spectacular Replica: An NCAD MFA Fine Art 2020 Graduates Exhibition, 21 – 28 January, 2021. The National College of Art and Design, Dublin and the NCAD Gallery are very happy to be able to host and to give the class of 2020 graduates this opportunity to exhibit their work. This is an opportunity for us to support the graduate class of 2020 in realising the culmination of their work and study they would have ordinarily presented in June of last year, 2020.
The title of this exhibition, Spectacular Replica makes reference to the realities of mediating the work of our arts and cultural practitioners through a screen based lens, as we are currently unable to physically witness their work or our own experiential response in close proximity.
We are fortunate to take advantage of the architecture of the NCAD Gallery window that faces onto Thomas Street, Dublin 8, where part of the exhibition can be viewed, Artist Ciarán O’Keeffe will perform Dance Alone again in the gallery space to our passing street audience on Monday 25th to Thursday 28th January at 5pm (The performance will not take place on Friday evenings). SAFETY NOTICE: If you are planning to come down to the Gallery to watch the performance outside at these times, please be reminded to not gather in groups and keep to a social distance to stay safe.
We close the physical presence of this exhibition with an online conversation between the exhibiting artists and Matt Packer Director of Ireland ‘s Biennial, EVA International on Thursday 28th January 2021, at 1pm on the College and Gallery YouTube channels.