19 May. 2013
Current & Upcoming
The Model is one of Ireland’s leading centres for contemporary art. We host compelling contemporary art exhibitions by international and Irish artists in our newly redeveloped suite of galleries. We are also home to Sligo’s municipal art collection, The Niland Collection, shown on a rotation basis. In addition to our music, education and cinema programmes, we also have eight studios for visual arts practice and a full-time, international Artist-in-Residence Programme.
An Anatomical Chart of Love Pains
13 Apr. - 16 Jun. 2013 / This unique exhibition project involves five artists invited to respond to a chapter in the book, The Museum of Innocence by Nobel Prize winner, Orhan Pamuk. Published in 2010, The Museum of Innocence is an elaborate tale of love, unrequited and otherwise, taking place in a politically shifting Istanbul of the 1970’s to the present day.
30 Jun. - 08 Sep. 2013 / Lebanese artist and theatre director Rabih Mroué has taken the art world by storm. His 2012 film, The Pixalated Revolution, powerfully represents the people’s resistance in present-day Syria through an analysis of mobile phone images and videos taken by Syrian civilians. Mroué was the recipient of the 2010 Spalding Gray Award and the 2011 Prince Claus Award ‘for his radical interrogation of memory, power, and the construction of truth’.
30 Jun. - 08 Sep. 2013 / Tilo Schulz Altogether, the project interlinks recognizable aesthetics and more abstract forms to constitute what Schulz has coined as his own, “social formalism.”