Author: Backwater

Soul Noir Festival

Featuring Backwater studio member Ben Reilly. “A Dublin based festival founded to celebrate all things Gothic and Macabre. Our aim is to promote Irish and international artists who work with Gothic themes in their practice. This years festival will be from October 31st 6-10pm until November 1st 1-8pm at Laragh House, Laragh, Maynooth. Co.KIldare. This will be Read More …

Weather the Weather

Featuring Backwater studio member Angela Gilmour.. A group exhibition by SciArt Initiative The New York Hall of Science http://www.sciartinitiative.org/weather-the-weather.html September 10th, 2019 – January 10th, 2020 Mid-show reception: November 2nd, 2-4pm “Weather the Weather” includes work by Angela Gilmour, Anthony Horth, Brenda Perry Herrera, Cat Gwyn, Christopher Hanusa, Dana Montlack, Diane Burko, Geoffrey Drake-Brockman, Graciela Read More …

Culture Night 2019 @ Backwater

5-8pm Tours  5.30 – 6.30pm Fun, Fun, Easy String and Nail Art for Kids (Drop in workshop, no booking required). Age 6+ with Lesley Stothers, Sculpture Block/Courtyard tbc. Recommended age 6+, children must be accompanied by an adult. Create beautiful pictures, simple shapes or a letter from the alphabet. Choose a design, hammer in nails, then connect the nail heads with your choice of Read More …

Backwater open call for darkroom users

DARKROOM & DIGITAL PRODUCTION FACILITY OPEN CALL FOR DARKROOM USERS Located in Cork City Centre, Backwater Artists Group provide high quality, well-equipped, secure studio spaces for artists. The Group have launched a new darkroom which was designed not only to meet the needs of lens-based artists at Backwater Artists Group but to also address the Read More …

Kingdom | Sarah Long

Studio 12, First Floor Backwater Artists Group, Cork 13 September – 11 October 2019 Opens 12 Sep 6.30pm. Opening remarks by Claire Connolly, Professor of Modern English, University College Cork. In all art forms the landscape is emblematic of human activity. In Ireland, especially, the idea of a national identity is rooted in the land Read More …