Just Art It presents the preview of PERMISSION. This new guest exhibition is the outcome of Engage Art Studios’ collaboration with Emilie Pine, author of Notes to Self, (Tramp Press, 2018) and winner of the An Post Irish Book Awards Book of the Year 2018. Building on last year’s collaborative project with Danny Denton, author of The Earlie King&The Kid in Yellow (Granta, 2018), Engage Art Studios invited Emile Pine to present its artists with a short excerpt from her ground-breaking collection of personal essays. PERMISSION is the artists’ visual response to the text provided by her and includes new work by Engage members,Red Burke, Maeve Curtis, Dee Deegan, Maries Diez, Noelle Gallagher, Nicola Gunwhy, Nuala Hiney, Jojo Hynes, Seamus Keane, Paul Malone, Eimear Jean McCormack, Stephanie McLaughlin, Elena Moreno, Ilaria Pellizzaro, Jane Queally, Avi Rathnayake, Vicky Smith and Ruby Wallis.As part of this year’s Cuirt International Festival of Literature, PERMISSION previews at Just Art It on Saturday 6 th April at 7pm, and continues until April 26th.
Emile Pine will meet with the Engage Art Studios’ artists for an informal public discussion on their response to the project on Saturday 13 th April at 7.30p.m at Just Art It, 33 Dominick Street, Galway. All are welcome.
Emilie Pine is Associate Professor of Modern Drama at the School of English, Drama andFilm, University College Dublin. Emilie has published widely as an academic and critic. Her first collection of personal essays, Notes to Self, is published by Tramp Press. Notes to Self won the IACI Butler Literary Award, was shortlisted for the RIA Michel Deon award, and won the An Post Irish Book Awards Book of the Year 2018.
Just Art It is both, an art shop and workshop space situated at No. 33 Dominick Street Lower in Galway’s West End. This beautiful store offers specialised art materials and the opportunity to avail of original artwork from professional Irish artists. It also offers printmaking facilities and a range of art classes, workshops and cultural events throughout the full firstname.lastname@example.org Mon-Sat, 10am – 6 pm (excl. 1-2 pm)