Richard Mosse will represent Ireland with The Enclave, a major new multi-media installation at the 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.

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Commissioner, Curator and Artist for Venice Art Biennale 2015


Culture Ireland, in partnership with the Arts Council, has announced the team for Venice 2015.  The Commissioner, Mike Fitzpatrick, will work with the Curator, Woodrow Kernohan, to present the work of artist, Sean Lynch.

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‘Infra - Éireann’ – Launch of Ireland’s entry at the Venice Architectural Biennale 2014


‘Infra - Éireann’ – Ireland’s entry at the Venice Architectural Biennale 2014 was launched on Thursday, June 5th in Venice by Ambassador HE Bobby McDonagh.

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of de Blacam and Meagher


of de Blacam and Meagher was Ireland’s exhibition at the 12th International Architecture Exhibition held in Autumn 2010 in Venice. The exhibition addressed de Blacam and Meagher Architects’ built and unbuilt portfolio of the last 33 years and sought to communicate the cultural landscape of Ireland through their seminal work. The exhibition concept took the form of a book unbound, containing volumes of drawing and photographic reproductions from the archives, contemporary photography and readings of the work with commentaries.

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The Venice Biennale has for over a century been one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world. Established in 1895, when the first International Art Exhibition was organised, the Biennale now has an attendance of over 400,000 visitors. In the 1930's, new festivals were born: Music, Cinema and Theatre [the Venice Film Festival in 1932 was the first film festival ever organised]. In 1980, the first Architecture Exhibition took place and in 1999 Dance made its debut at the Venice Biennale.

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