Sean Lynch will represent Ireland at the 56th International Art exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia - with a new body of work entitled Adventure: Capital

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Adventure: Capital opens to public


Ireland’s representation at the 56th International Art Exhibition Sean Lynch’s Adventure: Capital opens on Thursday May 9th and runs until November 22nd.

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Ireland at Venice 2015 Internships


Ireland at Venice is currently seeking applications for 10 Internships with the Irish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2015, which will present a new work entitled Adventure: Capital by artist Sean Lynch.

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Sarah Browne, Gareth Kennedy, Kennedy Browne


Ireland’s presentation at the 53rd Exhibition sought to foreground two artists (but three practices) Sarah Browne, Gareth Kennedy and Kennedy Browne, who operated without commercial gallery representation. The engagement of / with people formed a central element of their practice, and art is at the core. The technically accomplished and visually engaging artworks they produced existed as the gravitational centre for explorations around identity, labour, craft, design, globalisation, economics, language, architecture, beauty, money, value and being human.

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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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