Tattoo?

Tattoo culture is undoubtedly a thing. The tattoo trend isn’t a modern phenomenon though; the tradition of tattooing dates way back, as far back as the prehistoric era, to 12,000 BC. Most if not all cultures practiced some form of tattooing and body art, but each culture had its own reasons for and meanings behind…

Express Interviews: Fiona Kearney

Méabh McMahon speaks to Fiona Kearney, Director of the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, about Irish attitudes towards art, the Repeal the 8th campaign, and previous exhibitions at the Glucksman. Ms Kearney has won scores of accolades over her career, including the Jerome Hynes Fellowship on the Clore Leadership Programme, which is the highest individual award offered…

Cork Art Student Marks Gay Rights Movement Journey in Ireland at Arts Festival

Portraits of marriage equality campaigners are to be on display at K-Fest over the June bank holiday weekend in Killorglin, Co Kerry. Cork College of Art & Design student Stephen Doyle painted the series of portraits of the campaigners, who include Senator David Norris, Grainne Healy, Darren Kennedy, and Tonie Walsh, to mark the one year…