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Rave New World.

In Blog, Culture by Rashers Tierney0 Comments

  Some weeks ago we stumbled upon a performance called The Rave Space in Cube. This small underground sweat box venue in Cork city was well suited to the tightly woven jungle laced theatrics that followed. The Rave Space was part of the Quarter City Block Party and provocatively strung together spirituality and oral fragments from UK rave’s zenith. Rashers Tierney caught up with main man Will Dickie to find out … Read More

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The Recovery Is Fake News!

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Emily McGardle’s exhibition and talk about a project she created at the time of the Irish general election in 2016 should be up the street of rabblers. It takes place down in A4 Sounds and kicks off tomorrow.  Expect a good dose of talking heads at it too talking all things meeja.

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Films To Gaze At.

In Blog, Film by Mog Kavanagh0 Comments

The Gaze International LGBT Film Festival Dublin returns to the Lighthouse Cinema this bank holiday weekend, Mog Kavanagh has lined up some recommendations… 1. Viva. Paddy Breathnach rides the crest of this current wave of quality Irish cinema with Viva, a film about a young aspiring drag queen in Cuba. Viva won the audience award at the Dublin International Film Festival, definitely worth a watch!  Catch it on Friday 29th … Read More

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Playing Them At Their Own Game.

In Blog, Culture, Featured, Interviews, politics by Caitriona Devery0 Comments

Above: A selection of shots from the installation at the Project Arts Centre. Huge sums are paid to consultancies to manage and advise on tax avoidance. What if these strategies were made available to non-corporate individuals and organisations? Her project, the Troika Fiscal Disobedience Consultancy does just that, and offers actual tax avoidance strategies borrowed from international finance services to non-corporate organisations. Caitriona Devery caught up with Nuria Gueill to see … Read More

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The Art Of Politics.

In Blog by David Fleming1 Comment

David Fleming went along to independent candidate for Dublin central, Kerry Guinan’s, inaugural press conference held yesterday evening in the Temple Bar gallery and studios. Studio 6 was full to capacity with roughly 50 people in attendance. We snuck in through the side entrance and hid out at the back of the room like the class bold boys we are. Guinan is running as an artist, for art workers and … Read More

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Revolutionary Art.

In Blog, Culture by Rashers Tierney0 Comments

  Emory Douglas was a graphic artist who defined the visual style of the Black Panther newspaper. In the above video portrait he gives some details of the paper’s early days. “Initially it was myself, Eldridge Cleaver working out of his studio apartment, we had some exacto blades, some white sheets of paper, we used to type set them on a type writer with a ball – cut and paste … Read More

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#rabbleReels: The Art and Crimes of Ron English.

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If you’re glued to your couch and looking for something to chew over that’s not going to numb your brain. Then this is for you. It’s a documentary about Ron English,  he’s a billboard hi-jacker and a pioneer of subvertising as art pranksterism. Full of crazy anecdotes and punchy anti-corporate bish bosh. Head over to the Network Awesome website for more deadly ideas along these lines. Bored and looking for something … Read More

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If You’re Indie, Come Into The Parlour.

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More DIY indie music TV shenanigans from some of the extended rabble fam. This time they’ve managed to coop themselves up with an in-house studio in Whelans. Each episode promises a top notch line up of local and not so local guests along the lines of Lynched, Katie Kim, Sleaford Mods & Jennifer Evans.  There’s going to be a sequence of music discussions taking place alongside it.  The first episode goes … Read More

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Paying The Sweat Equity

In #rabble9, Blog, Culture, Music by Paul Tarpey1 Comment

Since we last reported, Limerick’s City of Culture successfully dealt with its teething problems. Paul Tarpey updates us on how it demonstrated an inclusive and city-wide approach to the arts. In the beginning the worries were structural. Could the 109 projects be delivered? Before he resigned, artistic director Karl Wallace had pulled together a mix of citizen projects, art driven works and spectacles that were designed to interact with each … Read More

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Rossport Residents Reflect On Resistance.

In Blog, Interviews by Rashers Tierney1 Comment

An upcoming exhibition of photography and oral testimony sets out to probe the Corrib gas dispute. It’s organised around the question “If I Could Say One Thing To Other Communities…” and features Rossport residents delivering sage like advice. Rashers Tierney previewed the panels and caught up with some of the organisers.   The research is based on your own academic work. Can you give us some background on that and how you came to distill it … Read More