Artists Talks and Tours
Introductory Talk and conversation with Inti Guerrero, Matt Packer (Director/CEO, EVA) and Locky Morris (artist)
Location: Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Date: Friday 6 April
No Booking Required
Walking Tour of The 38th EVA International
Featuring in situ talks by artists, including Adrian Duncan, Malala Andrialvidrazana, John Rainey, Dan Rees, and Marie-Claire Messouma Manlanbien.
EVA International and Ormston House Collaborative Public Programme
EVA International has partnered with Ormston House to develop a collaborative public programme which highlights intertwining programmatic themes and research activities. Featured artists and projects include Kevin Gaffney, The Museum of Mythological Water Beasts, Stanzas, THEATREclub, and World Recipe Exchange.
The Museum of Mythological Water Beasts
The Museum of Mythological Water Beasts is a multi-year research project about, along and on the River Shannon. In 2018, Ormston House will commission a series of artworks by Ann Blake, Chris Boland, Mary Conroy, Ceara Conway, Emma Fisher, Andreas Kindler von Knobloch, Tom Watt and Tanad Williams, supported by the Arts Council of Ireland. To complement our shared focus on Limerick as a river city, Ormston House and EVA International will host a series of talks and events focused on conservation and preservation, facilitated by academic and non-academic experts in the fields of architecture, environmental science, history, and urban planning.
On 25 May 2018, Ireland will vote to repeal or retain the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution. To mark this historic occasion, Ormston House and EVA International will host a special referendum edition of Stanzas’ Evening of Words on the theme: Vox Populi. Stanzas is a poetry-focused arts organisation which gives emerging writers a platform to perform their work in an open-mic environment and to print new writing via monthly hand-made chapbooks.
NOT AT HOME is a durational art campaign by Emma Fraser (Nine Crows) & Grace Dyas (THEATREclub) to make visible the experiences of women who travel abroad to access safe abortion services, to highlight the consequences of Ireland’s abortion laws and to connect women who have travelled in solidarity. Ormston House and EVA International will host a performance of NOT AT HOME (Best Production, Dublin Fringe Festival) ahead of Ireland’s referendum on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution in May.
World Recipe Exchange
World Recipe Exchange is a programme of food events based at Ormston House. The programme brings people together to explore the international culinary heritage of Limerick, and in 2018, World Recipe Exchange is participating in the European Year of Cultural Heritage. As well as cooking, tasting and sharing food, World Recipe Exchange are creating a database of recipes that originate from all corners of the world but are nowadays cooked side by side in the kitchens of our city. Ormston House and EVA International will co-commission a mobile unit to create a physical display of participants’ contributions from over 50 countries. The R&D phase of World Recipe Exchange is kindly supported by European Cultural Foundation and Limerick City and County Council.
EVA Speaks at LSAD
EVA Speaks at LSAD will take place every Monday from 9 April to 7 May, with EVA artists participating in a programme of public talks at Limerick School of Art and Design. More details to be announced.