Amy Walsh Free-fall
24 September –12 November
An exhibition of aerial photographs, photographic stop motion animations and an interactive audio visual work.
Amy Walsh is an Irish artist based in Dublin. If you are interested in finding out about other work she has done, you can view more of her work on her own website here
Amy gave her talk on Culture Night and it's available to listen to and view HERE.
A short video clip of an exhibition visitor interacting with Amy Walsh's mutoscope apparatus is available to view Here.
Part Haptic - Eilis O’Connell
20 August – 17 September 2011
An exhibition of recent large scale sculptures and other works from one of Ireland’s foremost sculptors.
Mirror by Mirror - Sergei Sviatchenko
23 July – 13 August
An exhibition comprising 10 large photomontages, a video work and an installation by Ukranian-born, Denmark-based artist Sergei Sviatchenko, inspired by the 1975 ground-breaking film Mirror by renowned Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky.
History and Memory in Tarkovsky’s Mirror with Dr. Marina Levitina
Friday 29 July 8.00pm
Dr. Marina Levitina presented a talk on representation of history and memory in Tarkovsky’s Mirror. Marina teaches Soviet Cinema at Trinity College Dublin and at NUI (Galway).
WCAC also presented a number of projects as part of the Sound and Vision strand of Skibbereen Arts Festival (23 - 30 July) including dance films Nebula by dance film artist Mary Wycherley and HaH by Mary Wycherley and Mary Nunan. Nervous around Horses is a soundscape supported by text and images by trans-disciplinary artist Maria Kerin. These took place at various venues around Skibbereen town. Daily film screenings at West Cork Arts Centre featured documentaries on Jimmy Murakami, Dorothy Cross and John Kingerlee.
West Cork Artists 2011
18 June - 16 July
A group exhibition of paintings, drawings, photographs, prints and sculpture by artists living and working in, or connected to West Cork.
Ebb and Flow - Kathleen Standen
14 May - 11 June
An exhibition of ambitious, large-scale clay works alongside photographs and a video installation.
Choowawaa! – an arts event and exhibition for children
16 April – 7 May
Choowawaa is West Cork Arts Centre’s annual Arts Event for families and children aged from 2 to 12 years of age. In 2011, Choowawaa! featured an exhibition, a children’s book launch, storytelling and art workshops along with performances from renowned Italian theatre co-operative La Baracca, in association with Cork Opera House and Graffiti Theatre Company, and BLOCK PARTY! a dynamic and spectacular outdoor dance performance presented by Dance Theatre of Ireland.
The Exhibition featured work from primary school children from all over the West Cork area responding to their visit to WCAC's exhibition fastfossilforward by Ellen Driscoll.
What Lies Beneath - An exhibition of Youth Arts
March 19 –April 9
Youth arts exhibition featuring sculpture, animation, video, drawing and film screenings.
Cutters/Cork curated by James Gallagher
5 Feb – 12 March
In Cutters/Cork, New York-based artist James Gallagher brought together 54 artists from all over the world to illustrate the range and depth of collage taking place today.