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Past Exhibitions

Foreignments an exhibition by Moran Been-noon, Curated by Sara Muthi

Foreignments an exhibition by Moran Been-noon, Curated by Sara Muthi

February 22 - April 30 2021

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cohost, a temporary online exhibition space

cohost, a temporary online exhibition space

Astrid Newman

January 14 - January 24 2021

ARC (IADT) & The LAB Gallery are delighted to announce cohost, a temporary online exhibition space curated by Astrid Newman, hosting the works of the 12 artists and researchers of the 2021 IADT ARC Masters Programme.

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What Does He Need?

What Does He Need?

Fiona Whelan, Brokentalkers and Rialto Youth Project

December 02 - January 31 2021

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Exquisite Portraits

Exquisite Portraits

Illustrators Ireland

August 10 - December 23 2020

This wonderful exhibition, entitled Exquisite Portraits on display at the Lab Gallery, is the fruit of a project instigated by illustrator, Margaret Anne Suggs, and author, Juliette Saumande, during the period of lockdown.

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The Invisible Sorceress

The Invisible Sorceress

Gemma Browne

August 10 - November 16 2020

The LAB Gallery is pleased to present The Invisible Sorceress, an exhibition of drawings and paintings by Gemma Browne made over the past two years. The experience of the artist as mother, and the invisibility that comes with this changing role informs some of the impetus of the work alongside more universal feminist themes.

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7thSENSE

7thSENSE

Aoife Dunne

August 10 - December 23 2020

The LAB Gallery presents 7thSENSE, an immersive, multihued installation by artist Aoife Dunne. This designer of experiences is best known for her inimitable aesthetic and site-specific colourfully chaotic work.

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Re-considering - The LAB Online Art Programme 2020

Re-considering - The LAB Online Art Programme 2020

Reconsidering #8 - Art + Writing: EYE: Dragana Jurisic and Kevin Breathnach

June 02 - July 31 2020

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Among the dregs of daily toil

Among the dregs of daily toil

Alan Magee

February 06 - March 15 2020

The LAB Gallery is pleased to present Among the dregs of daily toil, an exhibition of new work by Alan Magee. Encompassing a diverse range of processes, from Virtual Reality, Robotics, Video and Ceramics, this exhibition explores ideas of technology, materiality and the agency of the labouring body.

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Under Your Skin

Under Your Skin

Evgeniya Martirosyan

February 06 - March 15 2020

The LAB is pleased to present Under Your Skin, by Evgenia Martirosyan. Building on her recent exhibition at the Triskel Arts Centre in Cork, Martiosyan explores the transformative potential of repeated actions and the evocative power inherent in discarded materials. Using hundreds of old bicycle tyres and inner tubes, Martirosyan carefully cuts, weaves and knots the reclaimed rubber into large scale modular forms, gradually building up intensity. Her engagement with the source materials is purposely physical, tactile and obsessive in its nature.

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Unassembled

Unassembled

Various Artists

January 16 - January 19 2020

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology and The LAB Gallery are delighted to present Unassembled. The exhibition is curated by Julia Moustacchi and features work by ten artists currently completing the IADT Masters in Art and Research Collaboration (ARC): Brenda Brady, Anishta Chooramun, Heather Cody, Penelope Collins, Collette Farnon, Lisa Freeman, Marie-Louise Halpenny, Marie Phelan, Dylan Ryan & Audrey Walshe

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Luminous Twitch

Luminous Twitch

Kathy Tynan

November 14 - January 09 2020

The LAB is pleased to present Luminous Twitch by Kathy Tynan. Dublin City Council Visual Arts Bursary Award Winner 2019. This group of paintings in the Cube Gallery, has been selected by the artist to consider some of her more off-kilter, quieter work in the context of associative memory.

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Spoiled Spores

Spoiled Spores

Avril Corroon

November 14 - January 09 2020

The LAB Gallery is pleased to present Spoiled Spores, an exhibition by recent Goldsmiths graduate Avril Corroon. Dublin City Council Visual Arts Bursary Award Winner 2019. This exhibition builds on Corroon’s award winning MA degree show earlier this year which presented a series of over 30 artisan cheeses made by the artist.

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Here and Away

Here and Away

Ciara Roche

September 12 - November 04 2019

This new body of work by Ciara Roche began as an investigation of places of recreation and leisure around coastlines in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Mostly works on paper, a little larger than postcard in size, these paintings capture public spaces for holiday-makers, surf shacks, beaches, cafes, but devoid of people themselves.

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Intersection

Intersection

Owen Boss

September 12 - November 04 2019

INTERSECTION a visual art work by ANU with lead artist Owen Boss. A friend of Owen Boss, Paul Goes, his wife Shuba Jaya and their daughter Kaela were travelling home from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpar on the 17th July 2014.

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The Past is a Foreign Country

The Past is a Foreign Country

Anita Groener

May 24 - August 18 2019

“You live through that little piece of time that is yours, but that piece of time is not only your life, it is the summing-up of all the other lives that are simultaneous with yours… what you are is an expression of History...” *

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The Last Great Album of the Decade

The Last Great Album of the Decade

Anne Maree Barry, Declan Clarke, Alan Phelan, Clíodhna Timoney, The Brian McMahon Archive (Brand New Retro)

March 22 - May 12 2019

The LAB Gallery is pleased to present the Last Great Album of the Decade in association with Musictown.  The exhibition is co-curated by Pádraic E Moore and Sheena Barrett and features new work by Anne Maree Barry, Declan Clarke, Alan Phelan and Cliodhna Timoney. The title is both suitably brash, claiming greatness, and mournful, in suggesting that it can’t be surpassed. This exhibition seeks to celebrate the musical relic and souvenirs of the subculture, taking in gigs in the 90s, a selection of zines from Brand New Retro, the Dublin rave scene in the early 2000s, the demise of rural nightclubs and journeys from early photographic experiments through to the potential backdrop for a new music video. Stepping into the Music Library at the Central Library in the Ilac Centre visitors can skip through genres via the biographies of musicians, sheet music, vinyl and cds and we’ve also planted copies of Eoin Devereux’s hidden track, along with Audrey Walshe’s botanical response to the show. In partnership with Musictown, we are also running two very special events, a screen-writing workshop for teenagers with Anne  Maree Barry in the Music Library and an historial music tour of the city with Donal Fallon. Bookings through Eventbrite. In addition to Dublin City Council this exhibition has been supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, Inspirational Arts and Oonagh Young Gallery. We would also like to thank Rebecca O’Dwyer, Mark Clare, Liam O’Callaghan, Leagues O' Toole and Amy Nix (MusicTown) and the Gallery of Photography.

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In Course of Rearrangement

In Course of Rearrangement

Marielle MacLeman

January 24 - March 10 2019

Drawn to transitory aspects of site, Marielle MacLeman’s work explores the interconnection between place and our drive to create, collect, and understand, encompassing themes including land use, identity, and social mobility. Frequently transforming found or waste materials to evoke notions of the souvenir, she interrogates the limits of materials and their dialogue with narrative. Borrowing its title from museum lexicon, ‘In course of rearrangement’ is a playful exploration of our industrial and natural heritage, taking the changing fates of Ireland’s wool and silk weaving trades as a starting point.

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‘Kinetics in Blue’

‘Kinetics in Blue’

Atoosa Pour Hosseini

November 15 - January 12 2019

The LAB Gallery is pleased to present Kinetics in Blue, new work by Atoosa Pour Hosseini, supported by the Arts Council of Ireland. This exhibition of new work includes film, sculpture and installation and explores ideas of displacement and migration through the properties of the colour blue and the journey of a fictional character exploring the landscape.

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‘the number called value’

‘the number called value’

Paul Hallahan

November 15 - January 12 2019

Paul Hallahan’s artwork is primarily based in painting and sculpture taking formalistic ideas from the past and assigning them into today’s world, to ask what art can do. His interests are varied but commonly look at how we as humans engage and interact with nature beyond ourselves, both individually and societally.

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Cultural Osmosis

Cultural Osmosis

Sean O’Rourke

September 07 - November 04 2018

Sean O’Rourke’s latest paintings, layered on the rusted metal boards used to board up the windows of derelict flats, consider a city in flux. His work is heavily influenced by the City’s flats and streetscape seen through an autobiographical lens, growing up as a young man. He is interested in the how we are influenced by our exterior surroundings, and how the built environment contributes to the individuals we become. His reflections on how young men might mask their authentic selves in particular environments are considered through ideas of the internal and external explorations into the architecture of the city. Curated by Sheena Barrett

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Where Does The Law Stand With Leprechauns?

Where Does The Law Stand With Leprechauns?

Michele Horrigan

September 07 - November 04 2018

The exhibition’s origins date from 1938, when the artist’s aunts, then young children growing up on the foothills of Knockfierna in Limerick, were mistaken one day for fairy folk. Soon, buses of sightseers arrived in the local town, all on the hunt for supernatural phenomena in ditches, behind trees and up on the slopes of the nearby hill. The story persisted and crowds continued to arrive.

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I Slept Like A Stone

I Slept Like A Stone

Curated by Sheena Barrett and Julia Moustacchi

June 18 - August 19 2018

Dublin City Council’s The LAB Gallery is pleased to present the group exhibition I Slept Like A Stone, bringing together significant past and current Irish collaborative and socially engaged commissions alongside a selection of recent works from across Europe through the Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme (CAPP) led by Create.

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Illusions of Love Dyed by Sunset

Illusions of Love Dyed by Sunset

Bassam Al Sabah

March 15 - June 03 2018

The LAB is pleased to present, Illusions of Love Dyed by Sunset, a solo exhibition of new work by Bassam Al Sabah, including sculpture, painting and video.

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Forward Slash

Forward Slash

Emma Roche

March 15 - June 03 2018

The LAB is pleased to present an exhibition of new work, Forward Slash, by Wexford based artist, Emma Roche. This series of paintings stem from ideas about the artist’s everyday working life, in-house rules, bosses, authoritative figures, colleagues, dream jobs and nightmare positions as well as imagined occupations and fabricated titles.

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Keepers of the Port

Keepers of the Port

Moira Sweeney

January 18 - March 04 2018

Keepers of the Port is a single screen documentary film which developed out of earlier site-specific multi-screen installations. Stevedoring Stories (2012) was commissioned for Tall Ships Dublin and Rhythms of a Port.was exhibited during PhotoIreland 2014 in an old cargo warehouse on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay.

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Settling the Past

Settling the Past

Nickie Hayden

January 18 - March 04 2018

For this exhibition of new work, Nickie Hayden brings together paintings, sculptures and written word. Reflecting on personal experiences of pain, abuse, bereavement and a lifelong struggle with literacy, Hayden recognises the role painting has played in expressing her emotions in the past.

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Portale (Portals)

Portale (Portals)

Susanne Wawra

January 18 - March 04 2018

In her Memento series, Wawra works in mixed-media painting that incorporates photography. Acting as a spectator in her own life, she is connecting autobiography to socio-political and cultural history, particularly her growing up in the German Democratic Republic.

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Transit Gateway

Transit Gateway

Silvia Loeffler

January 18 - March 04 2018

In 2017 Dublin Port Company commissioned new site-specific public artworks as part of Port Perspectives, its arts commissioning series aimed at strengthening the bond between Dublin Port and the City and bringing Dublin Port to new audiences through the arts.

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Future Proof

Future Proof

September 14 - December 14 2017

Brian Duggan - Sofie Loscher - Lucy McKenna - Siobhan McGibbon - Maria McKinney - Emer O Boyle - Meadhbh O'Connor - Matt Parker - David Stalling

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Otium cum Dignitate ~ Leisure With Dignity

Otium cum Dignitate ~ Leisure With Dignity

Anne Maree Barry

June 16 - September 03 2017

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Shrine for girls, Dublin

Shrine for girls, Dublin

Patricia Cronin

June 16 - August 20 2017

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trying to behave

trying to behave

Theresa Nanigian

April 06 - June 04 2017

A solo show by artist Theresa Nanigian

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IAWATST

IAWATST

Interesting And Weird At The Same Time

February 17 - March 26 2017

IAWATST is a collaborative exhibition organised by the Office of Public Works, the Department of Finance, and the LAB Gallery.

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Astronomical Mashup

Astronomical Mashup

Lucy McKenna

February 17 - March 26 2017

Lucy McKenna studied woven textiles at NCAD. She makes work in varied mediums including painting, drawing, film, photography and installation among others.

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A Different Republic

A Different Republic

Co-curated by Arts & Disability Ireland and Fire Station Artists’ Studios in partnership with the LAB Gallery.

November 17 - February 05 2017

New commissions from visual artists Aideen Barry, Amanda Coogan, Corban Walker and Suzanne Walsh.

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Tales from a Green Post Box

Tales from a Green Post Box

Jane Locke

September 09 - November 07 2016

Preview: Friday 9th September 2016

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To swallow a ball

To swallow a ball

Vanessa Donoso Lopez

September 09 - November 07 2016

Preview: Friday 9th September 2016

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Would You Die for Ireland?

Would You Die for Ireland?

John Byrne

June 24 - August 10 2016

The LAB Gallery is pleased to present this exhibition of new work by Dublin based artist John Byrne, co-produced with the Centre Culturel Irelandais in Paris.

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Chad Keveny

Chad Keveny

1916 REVISITED

June 24 - August 10 2016

As part of the LAB’s year long investigation into the relationship between art and commemoration, who is remembered, whose responsibility it is to remember and how we remember, we are pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings by Chad Keveny.

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1916: Images and Objects of a Foundation Myth

1916: Images and Objects of a Foundation Myth

A Symposium

May 19 - May 19 2016

Speakers include: Mary Anne Bolger, Hilary O'Kelly, Brenda Malone, Sabina Mac Mahon, John Beattie, Donal Maguire, Sheena Barrett and Lisa godson.

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John Beattie

John Beattie

Curated by Sheena Barrett and Donal Maguire

March 24 - June 11 2016

In collaboration with the National Gallery of Ireland and the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art

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So Through The Singing Land He Passed

So Through The Singing Land He Passed

Sabina Mac Mahon

March 24 - June 11 2016

Sabina Mac Mahon’s work is largely research-based and concerned with credibility, plausibility and parafiction, as defined by Carrie Lambert-Beatty in relation to Rosalind Krauss’ use of the associated term ‘paraliterary’. Mac Mahon is interested in how a truthlikeness or quality of realism in something, combined with the manner in which it is presented to the viewer, can lead to its acceptance as true or real because of the likeliness of the proposition to the truth. The artefacts, texts and primary sources that she creates are simultaneously real, not real and not not-real, and her work can be interpreted as a species of ‘fictive’ art, whereby a fiction is presented as fact and subsequently attains a truth-status for some people, some of the time.

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Closed for install - Next Exhibition Opening 24th March ‘16 - John Beattie & Sabina Mac Mahon

Closed for install - Next Exhibition Opening 24th March ‘16 - John Beattie & Sabina Mac Mahon

March 14 - March 24 2016

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Devotion // Welcome Back

Gillian Kenny and Michael McLoughlin

March 09 - September 30 2006

These works have been produced over a year during which both Kenny and McLoughlin worked with members of the travelling community at St. Margaret’s Halting Site, Ballymun as they each developed their own strand of work. In addition, McLoughlin has worked collaboratively with residents to produce a permanent artwork now sited at the entrance to St. Margaret’s, Ballymun.

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In the Flesh

In the Flesh

Bridget O'Gorman

January 21 - March 12 2016

The LAB Gallery is pleased to present In the Flesh by Bridget O'Gorman. This is the first series of three exhibitions where contemporary artists have been invited to make new work in response to the 1916 Rising in collaboration with other research partners and institutions.

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Amazement Insulates Us All / Memento Vita

Amazement Insulates Us All / Memento Vita

George Bolster and Damien Doyle

December 02 - January 16 2016

The LAB Gallery in association with First Fortnight is proud to present Amazement Insulates Us All/Memento Vita an exhibition featuring Dublin artist Damien Doyle and Cork artist George Bolster.

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George Bolster

George Bolster

First Fortnight Festival

November 20 - January 16 2016

A a significant exhibition bringing together George Bolster’s practice as a curator and an artist.

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Lamellae

Lamellae

Laura Ní Fhlaibhín

November 20 - January 16 2016

Laura Ní Fhlaibhín graduated from N.C.A.D. in 2013, with a First Class Honours Degree in Fine Art Paint.

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Glencree Intervention

Glencree Intervention

David Lunney

September 03 - November 08 2015

New work from emerging artist based in Dublin.

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Emma Donaldson

Emma Donaldson

Curated by Sheena Barrett

September 03 - November 08 2015

A collection of new and recent work by Emma Donaldson.

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Heavyside

Heavyside

Kevin Kirwan

July 25 - August 08 2015

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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When the Ceiling Meets the Floor

When the Ceiling Meets the Floor

Susan Connolly

April 30 - June 13 2015

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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Magenta Honey

Magenta Honey

Gabhann Dunne

April 20 - June 20 2015

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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Welcome Disturbances

Welcome Disturbances

January 30 - April 11 2015

The LAB Gallery, in partnership with UCD Art in Science, is delighted to present Welcome Disturbances, an exhibition and programme of related events.

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The Amulet

The Amulet

Marie Brett

January 15 - March 28 2015

The Amulet, by artist Marie Brett, is an exhibition that deals with the tragedy of infant loss.

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The Grand Scheme

The Grand Scheme

Vera Klute

November 28 - January 10 2015

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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Quaternion Quest

Quaternion Quest

Aisling O’ Beirn

September 11 - November 08 2014

An exhibition related to William Hamilton's inscription of the formula for Quaternion multiplication on Broom Bridge.

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Supernature

Supernature

Linda Shevlin

June 20 - August 30 2014

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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But Never Mind

But Never Mind

Hannah Mooney

June 20 - July 31 2014

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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Of Space and Place

Of Space and Place

Margo McNulty and Geraldine O'Reilly

April 11 - June 07 2014

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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Ultra

Ultra

Barbara Knezevic

April 11 - June 07 2014

Barbara Knezevic’s work is concerned with how objects function materially, ontologically and economically in the world. The work is primarily sculptural in form, and considers the peculiar human relationship to the things around us that is typified by the art-object.

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Tonight, you can call me Trish

Tonight, you can call me Trish

Curated by RGKSKSRG

February 07 - March 22 2014

Alan Butler, Mark Durkan, Mary-Jo Gilligan, Oliver Laric, Rachel Maclean, Eilis McDonald, Brenna Murphy, James Ó hAodha, Pilvi Takala.

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I’m astonished wall, that you haven’t collapsed into ruins

I’m astonished wall, that you haven’t collapsed into ruins

MARK DURKAN

November 15 - January 25 2014

An exhibition that looks toward a future fantasy. Within this fantasy, the artist imagines a fate where human population has dramatically decreased, making material opulence abundant while renewing a ritualistic emphasis on the acquirement of vital resources.

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He

He

Alan-James Burns

November 06 - July 20 2013

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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Nine

Nine

Curated by Liz Coman and Lynn McGrane

July 27 - November 01 2013

NINE explores a pivotal developmental time in a child’s life. This is identified as the age when children are expanding their ideas about the world and becoming autonomous human beings, yet still need lots of security and reassurance from their family group.

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Some songs are sung slower

Some songs are sung slower

Mick Wilson

January 18 - September 03 2013

The LAB is pleased to present Mick Wilson’s first solo show in over a decade.

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Cut Throat

Cut Throat

Rachel Tynan

September 07 - October 27 2012

The Lab in association with Dublin City of Science 2012 presents Cut Throat.

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THE LASTWORDSHOW

THE LASTWORDSHOW

JAMES MERRIGAN

July 09 - October 20 2012

The artist-cum-art critic James Merrigan, has placed his two personas/professions in the gallery simultaneously.

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Between Leaving and a Possible Return

Between Leaving and a Possible Return

NEIL CARROLL

May 18 - July 28 2012

New work from emerging artist based in Dublin.

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Site Line

Site Line

Maggie Madden

May 18 - July 28 2012

In Maggie Madden's recent work, a diverse array of collected materials are crafted into fragile sculptural formations with geometric affinities.

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Other- Stuff

Other- Stuff

Catherine Delaney

March 15 - April 21 2012

‘Other Stuff’ questions how art can embed itself in the surface of reality, not to look like reality or imitate it but in effect exchange and replace reality for the truth.

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LABOUR

LABOUR

Curated by Chrissie Cadman, Amanda Coogan and Helena Walsh

March 09 - March 10 2012

Anne Quail - Elvira Santamaria Torres - Amanda Coogan - Pauline Cummins - Ann Maria Healy - Chrissie Cadman -Frances Mezzeti - Áine O’Dwyer Áine Phillips - Helena Walsh - Michelle Browne.

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In Paint; In Teeth; In Mountains; In Stars

In Paint; In Teeth; In Mountains; In Stars

Orla Whelan

December 09 - January 21 2012

Solo show by Dublin based artist Orla Whelan.

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Rodeo Oracle

Rodeo Oracle

Aoibheann Greenan

December 09 - January 07 2012

Rodeo Oracle refers to the ideological debate surrounding the issue of indigenous whaling in the Pacific Northwest. The ongoing struggle of North American Indian tribes to practice their treaty-protected right to hunt whales is one that resonates with attempts by indigenous people worldwide to maintain their customary subsistence patterns and cultural self- determination.

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Quantified Self

Quantified Self

Michelle Browne, Cliona Harmey, Saoirse Higgins and Bea McMahon

October 19 - March 11 2011

This exhibition and the complementary events programme questions the relationship between intelligent systems for the monitoring and collecting human-generated content, (including psychographic, geographic and biometric data), what new forms of self-knowledge might emerge from bringing this information together, and what future implications might be for human cognition.

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Islanded in a Sea of Stars

Islanded in a Sea of Stars

Ruth E. Lyons

September 02 - October 08 2011

A solo exhibition of new work by Irish artist Ruth E. Lyons.

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Out of Order

Out of Order

Niall de Buitléar

August 07 - August 20 2011

Methodically built up and intensively accumulated layers are worked and reworked, the resulting pieces reminiscent of a cell within a larger organism, part of a greater whole – alive and continuing to colonise.

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The Author of Unusual Papers

The Author of Unusual Papers

Diana Caramaschi - Monica Flynn - Colleen Lambe - Susan Thomson

May 27 - June 25 2011

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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‘out on the sea was a boat full of people singing’ and other stories

‘out on the sea was a boat full of people singing’ and other stories

Michelle Browne

March 04 - April 09 2011

Michelle has become synonymous with public event based work, and here she looks at how to translate these works to the gallery setting. Presenting past performance work is an oft-sited challenge and Browne grapples with the inherent difficulty in documenting temporary and performative artwork.

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‘Secret or Lie?’

‘Secret or Lie?’

Ciara Scanlan

March 03 - March 23 2011

Working the traditional business hours of 9-5, artist Ciara Scanlan will operate ‘The Product Service Company’, from her office temporarily sited at the corner gallery of the LAB.

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Policing Dialogues

Policing Dialogues

By What’s the Story? Collective

September 14 - October 23 2010

How young people feel about power and powerlessness in their dealings with the Gardaí is at the heart of a groundbreaking art exhibition. Policing Dialogues is an honest and raw exploration of neighbourhood relations of power in South Inner City Dublin told through the very personal stories of teenagers.

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Monto

Monto

Anna Berndtson

September 02 - September 02 2010

Performance is the foundation of Berndtson’s practice, particularly in the form of long duration performance installations. Inspired by the history of the north east inner city, this performance draws on the experience of local Irish women and how this relates back to the artist’s own family history.

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Somewhere but here, another other place

Somewhere but here, another other place

Maria McKinney

August 07 - August 28 2010

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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It’s nice to meet our friends once in a while

It’s nice to meet our friends once in a while

Michael McLoughlin

May 06 - May 29 2010

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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Maradona two-for four

Maradona two-for four

Cullinan and Richards

March 19 - April 24 2010

Curated by Padraic E. Moore

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City of Women

City of Women

Jaki Irvine

January 14 - February 27 2010

Presented in collaboration with Draíocht

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My World is Over

My World is Over

Mark Clare

November 04 - December 23 2009

My World is Over is an exhibition that articulates and constructs parallels between the current global economic rupture and historical and political ideologies.

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Beginning at the End of the Tale

Beginning at the End of the Tale

Magnhild Opdøl

November 03 - December 23 2009

The work in Opdøl's new exhibition, moves away from ubiquitous appropriations and enters meta-physical realms. These works are exercises in exploring systems and cycles of life and death and consequently allow the viewer peer into that gap between the concept and the form where her creative decisions exist.

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I see a darkness II

I see a darkness II

Mark Cullen

September 09 - October 24 2009

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Force Majeure

Force Majeure

Aideen Barry, Lynda Devenney, Benjamin Gaulon, Vera Klute, Bea McMahon and The Grafting Parlour

August 31 - October 24 2009

Curated by Sheena Barrett and Saoirse Higgins

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Under the bluebells

Under the bluebells

Paul McKinley

July 24 - August 26 2009

Curated by Sheena Barrett

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366 Moons

366 Moons

Louise Neiland

June 27 - July 18 2009

A painting installation by Louise Neiland

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Overworld

Overworld

Tadhg McSweeney

July 18 - August 23 2008

Based in memory McSweeney’s work explores a kind of fictional world: envisioning past, future and present places.

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Trapezium

Trapezium

Jeco Sword

June 10 - July 10 2008

Trapezium is the second exhibition by Jeco Sword. A Trapezium is a constellation of four stars that together form a unique relationship. This exhibition of new work presents an exchange of ideas and reveals the investigative nature of their project. By assembling the wide range of art practices in one space this inventive exhibition will explore notions of inter-connectivity and resonance.

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A line describing nothings

A line describing nothings

Paul Murnaghan

May 09 - May 31 2008

This exhibition continues Murnaghan’s line of enquiry into belief systems and the fragmentary points of intersection between the spiritual, scientific and psychological.

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The Garden of Digital Lies

The Garden of Digital Lies

Curated by K Bear Koss

April 03 - April 26 2008

Artists: Alan Butler, Rob Costello, Benjamin Gaulon, K Bear Koss, Tim Lloyd, Jack Phelan, Sharon Phelan, Tim Redfern.

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Demesne

Demesne

Seamus Nolan

February 16 - March 22 2008

Seamus Nolan’s Demesne is created out of discarded cardboard and considers the distinction between waste and possibility, examining the role of landscape in the process of objectifying a concrete relationship with the external. The work considers the notion of a temporal relationship with place, looking at how the leisure or tourist industry assimilate the transitory experience of living in nature while the actual culture of historically nomadic people is situated outside of a legitimate public experience.

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Flat Earth Society

Flat Earth Society

Alan Butler and Hazel Lim

January 23 - February 07 2008

The LAB in association with the Asia Europe Foundation is pleased to present Flat Earth Society a collaborative exhibition by Hazel Lim (Singapore) and Alan Butler (Ireland)

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LAUNCH

LAUNCH

Curated by Sheena Barrett & Lee Welch

December 14 - January 20 2007

Four and The LAB are pleased to present LAUNCH, an exhibition supporting recent graduates. LAUNCH was initiated to support young emerging Irish artists at an early stage in their professional practice.

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