Pallas Projects/Studios is pleased to present The Queeratorial curated by Aoife Banks; featuring artists Becks Butler, Andrej Getman, Jordan Hearns, Ciarán O’Keeffe, Day Magee, Maïa Nunes, Lu Saborío, Jack Scollard and Hannah Tiernan. This is the fifth exhibition of our Arts Council Ireland funded 2019 Artist-Initiated Projects programme.
“Foul, Filthy, Stinking Muck”: an archival study into the LGBT theatre of Project Arts Centre 1967-2000
Image courtesy of National Library of Ireland
As part of my MFA research into the LGBTQ+ theatre of Project Arts Centre, I will be exhibiting some of my findings as part of the collaborative exhibition, The Long Goodbye. The Active Archive – Slow Institution project is a major research project that delves into Project Art Centre’s rich 50+ year history, uncovering the history (or rather histories) of one of Ireland’s oldest public art institutions.
My research into the LGBTQ+ theatre of Project speaks to the Art Centre’s importance as an artist-led organisation. Having been at the forefront of presenting cutting edge, contemporary and often controversial work, this research looks at the legacy of such an institution and how this reflects in today’s practices.
Image still from video Project Closing © Brian Hand and Project Arts Centre