Author: Backwater

Leah Corbett | Living under a rock

15 June – 13 July. Opens 14 June 6pm Ambiguous forms lay strewn across the floor, bursting and erupting in a chaotic jumble. Objects have been removed from the domestic setting and corrupted to become distorted, explosive forms giving way to excessive internal pressure. They are simultaneously familiar and strange; floating between real and imaginary. Read More …

GDPR: Stay in touch with us by resubscribing

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect this Friday the 25th May 2018. This replaces the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive. Backwater Artists Group take our responsibilities seriously regarding your data and personal contact details and with a view to the imminent changes we wish to ensure transparency, Read More …

“S” | Róisín Lewis

Opens 23 May, 6pm Open to public 24 May – 09 June 2018. Public Talk, Saturday June 9th, 1 pm: Artist Róisín Lewis in conversation with marathon swimmer Lisa Cummins about art and long-distance swimming. In association with Cork Harbour Festival 2018. In 1875 Captain Matthew Webb became the first person to swim across the Read More …

Towards Omega | Darn Thorn

Studio 12 23 Mar – 06 Apr. Opens 22 Mar 6pm Tuesday to Friday 10am-1pm, 2pm-5pm. Towards Omega is a new experimental work by Darn Thorn. Using Studio 12 as a test space, this installation piece creates a shrine of sorts to the utopian ideas of the modernist French palaeontologist and mystic Teilhard De Chardin Read More …

Studio 12 Launch / Excerpts

Studio 12 Exhibition/Project Space 1st Floor, Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay, Cork   22 Feb 6pm   Backwater Artists Group are delighted to officially launch Studio 12, a new members exhibition/project space on the first floor of the Wandesford Quay premises in Cork City Centre. An upcoming programme of events for the venue will also Read More …