RGB Sconce - Hold Your Nose

RGB Sconce – Hold Your Nose

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HOLD YOUR NOSE

A COLLECTION

OF SANITARY SONGS

INTENDED FOR THE DISINFECTION

OF

DUBLIN CASTLE

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Published at the Office of the " WEEKLY NEWS,"

90 MIDDLE ABBEY STREET, DUBLIN

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A VICEREGAL NOSEGAY :

CONTRIBUTED BY THE POETS

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The Company of Others

The Company of Others

Text from leaflet in box

Liberica Coffee Cup Alan Phelan, 2020-21

This cup is not a cup and more of a vessel, but more so a sculpture for you to finish making. The small cup of paint and brush included is to fill in the Liberica logo indent on ... Read More

Echos toujours plus sourds 2021

Echos toujours plus sourds 2021

ECHOS TOUJOURS PLUS SOURDS, 2021

Alan Phelan Echos toujours plus sourds 7 Jan– 28 Feb 2021 Tues-Sun: 2pm-6pm closed Mondays

(postponed from November 2020 due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions on cultural institutions) https://www.centreculturelirlandais.com/agenda/alan-phelan (French) https://www.centreculturelirlandais.com/en/agenda/alan-phelan (English) Review:

ALAN PHELAN, INSIDE THE FORGOTTEN ROOTS OF COLOUR by ... Read More

- echos are always more muted, 2020

– echos are always more muted, 2020

echoes are always more muted 8 September - 31 October 2020 Void, Derry Preview 5 September, 6-8pm

 

Alan Phelan’s exhibition echoes are always more muted is part of an expanded series of exhibitions that encompass his continuing research into the intersections of history, sexuality, material culture and politics which ... Read More

Edwart & Arlette, 2014

Edwart & Arlette, 2014

Edwart & Arlette, 2014 Written, directed and produced by Alan Phelan

Cast Andrew Bennett as Edwart Mikel Murfi as Arlette and Sam Stella Godmet as Mary Stephen Mullen as Alec

Music Michael Fleming

Cinematography Luca Rocchini

Editor Alan Phelan

Casting Maureen Hughes

Dramaturge Gina Moxley

Costume Grace O’Hara

Hair and ... Read More

Folly & Diction (2020)

Folly & Diction (2020)

RHA, Ely Place, Dublin 2 14 Feb 2020 - 27 Mar 2020 [show stalled 12 March due to COVID19 closure of cultural institutions] re-opened post lockdown 23-26 July and 30 July-2 August 2020 RHA Gallery II, RHA Gallery III Curated by Ruth Carroll

http://www.rhagallery.ie/exhibitions/folly-diction/

This exhibition brings together a selection ... Read More

Joly-Related Exhibitions (2018/2019)

Joly-Related Exhibitions (2018/2019)

“THE PARTED VEIL: COMMEMORATION IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICES”, CURATED BY CHRIS CLARKE, LEWIS GLUCKSMAN GALLERY, UCC, CORK, UNTIL 30 JUNE, 2019

Dervla Baker, Lian Bell, Lisa Butterly & Lisa McCormack, David Creedon, Adrian Duncan, Cáit Fahey, John Halpin, Roseanne Lynch, Tom Molloy, Vukasin Nedeljkovic / Asylum Archive, Ailbhe Ní Bhriain, Miriam ... Read More

JOLY PHOTOGRAPHS: RED LINES (2019)

JOLY PHOTOGRAPHS: RED LINES (2019)

The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim 16 November 2019 - 04 January 2020 Curated by Sarah Searson

https://www.thedock.ie/exhibitions/red-lines

This exhibition marked the first major exhibition of this body of work. The photographs are small 4x5 sheet film sized images as they comprise of the sheet film from a large format camera ... Read More

Pantone 2685 and Leopoldville (2016)

Pantone 2685 and Leopoldville (2016)

“Pantone 2685 and Leopoldville” tackle part of a complex history around the (post) colonial contradictions of humanitarian work within the context of Roger Casement who was executed in 1916. The work is an installation of several elements both inside and outside the galleries. Focused around the word “Leopoldville”, the former colonial ... Read More

Our Kind (2016)

Our Kind (2016)

Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Dublin 10 March - 2 October 2016

http://www.hughlane.ie/current/1442-alanphelanourkind

http://www.hughlane.ie/past/1440-hightreasonrogercasement

Our Kind, HD video duration 30 minutes 1/3 Collection Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane Ricudo and Omarindo, 2016 Bleached shirt and trousers, custom embroidered label custom made Bridge playing cards 1/10 Collection Dublin City ... Read More
IMMA Collection: Fragments (2015)

IMMA Collection: Fragments (2015)

IMMA Collection: Recent Donation Alan Phelan 1 May - 26 July 2015 https://imma.ie/whats-on/imma-collection-fragments/ 

Alan Phelan’s film Include Me Out of the partisans manifesto, 2012 is being shown here for the first time. This film resulted from a solo show and project with the artist in 2009, titled Fragile Absolutes.

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Hungarian Italian Abstraction (2008-2015)

Hungarian Italian Abstraction (2008-2015)

Powder coated aluminium, mirror polished stainless steel, cast EPDM rubber with painted lines, paint, fixings, wall paint.

Commission for St Michael's House Special National School, Raheny, Dublin

The work was developed for a special needs primary school to function in the playground as a multi-sensory artwork with several textures and ... Read More

The Possibility of an Archive (2015)

The Possibility of an Archive (2015)

Outdoor video projection, 7 minutes duration, looped 18 September 2015 from dusk to 21:30 Commission for ‘…the lives we live’, Grangegorman Public Art

Original Press Release:

‘…the lives we live’ Grangegorman Public Art is very pleased to present ‘The Possibility of an Archive’ by the Irish artist Alan Phelan.

Phelan’s ... Read More

But what end? 2014

But what end? 2014

But what end? Alan Phelan at Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

“What is the meaning of it, Watson?” said Holmes solemnly as he laid down the paper.                     . “What object is served by this circle of misery and violence and ... Read More

if you aren't all mine (2014-15)

if you aren’t all mine (2014-15)

Oonagh Young Gallery, 20 Feb – 20 March, 2015 Detroit, Stockholm, November, 2014

Oonagh Young Gallery is pleased to present “if you aren’t all mine”, the second solo exhibition in the gallery by Alan Phelan. The show will be the first Dublin presentation of his 2014 film “Edwart & Arlette”, ... Read More

Handjob, 2013

Handjob, 2013

Handjob List of works

Window: 1. Alan Phelan Cockatoo, 2013 marble, rubber glove OPW Collection

2. Douglas Rodrigo Rada Finger Ring, 2003 vinyl adhesive on window

Large White Table: 3. Douglas Rodrigo Rada Wedding Ring in Ice Block, 2012 ice, ring, glass

4. Sabina Mac Mahon The Relic of Salome ... Read More

50, 2013

50, 2013

50, 2013 Mixed media Dimensions variable

‘Multiples’ was a series of six curated cabinet exhibitions that took place in TBG+S between 1998 and 2001 (with tours to other venues until 2004). Reasoning at the time sought to balance the presentation of accessibly priced objects that would make contemporary work affordable ... Read More

Fragile Absolutes: Part Three, 2012

Fragile Absolutes: Part Three, 2012

Limerick City Gallery of Art 11 October 2012 - 23 November 2012

PRESS RELEASE

Limerick City Gallery of Art presents “Fragile Absolutes Part 3” by Alan Phelan curated by Helen Carey

Previewing Thursday, 11th October, the exhibition will run in Limerick City Art Gallery until 25th November, 2012. The exhibition ... Read More

Blind Private Party, 2012

Blind Private Party, 2012

Alan Phelan Blind Private Party

The Black Mariah @ Triskel, Tobin Street, Cork 8 December 2011-12 January 2012

Red Star Death Star, 2007 balsa wood, card, paper tape, cocktail sticks, glue, coloured polyester thermal film, light fixture, cable 75 x 75 x 75 cm This apparent lamp shade is actually ... Read More

Sokea Yksityistilaisuus, Seeing Things That Aren’t There, Part one

Sokea Yksityistilaisuus, Seeing Things That Aren’t There, Part one

Alan Phelan

Sokea Yksityistilaisuus

Project Show of HIAP Resident Artist Oksasenkatu 11, 00100 Helsinki, Finland 22-26 October 2011

All works 2011

Brian’s Bright Future kansakunnan synty clay, cardboard, paper, paint, apples 35 x  21 x 28 cm

Checkers Paranoia (this is not a DUMB) allas pommisuoja kakku (tämä ei ole tyhmä) ... Read More

Cabbages and Things, 2010

Cabbages and Things, 2010

Cabbages and Things Solstice Arts Centre, Navan curated by Belinda Quirke opening reception Friday, 29 October 2010 at 7.30pm exhibition continues until Saturday 27 November 2010

Cabbages and Things contains two works, paper Cabbages and fabric Things each made in many multiples, filling the galleries with newsprint cabbage stucco and ... Read More

Fragile Absolutes: Part Two, 2009-2010

Fragile Absolutes: Part Two, 2009-2010

Chapter, Cardiff, Wales 11 December 2009 - 17 January 2010

“I know very well that the Other’s culture is worthy of the same respect as my own: nevertheless … [I despise them passionately].” Slavoj Žižek, The Fragile Absolute

‘Fragile Absolutes’ is a selection of new and recent works by Alan ... Read More

Ciao, no more, 2009

Ciao, no more, 2009

Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise Press Release October 2009

ALAN PHELAN

Ciao, no more Ćao, nema više

There is a car factory where production has all but ground to a halt, the air inside full of an oily mist as robots replace employees, and the scent of failure evident in the ... Read More

Fragile Absolutes: Part One, 2009

Fragile Absolutes: Part One, 2009

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Lower East Wing Galleries 22 July - 1 November 2009

An exhibition of new and recent work, Fragile Absolutes, by Irish artist Alan Phelan opens to the public at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) on Wednesday 22 July 2009. Alan Phelan: Fragile ... Read More

For the Birds, 2008

For the Birds, 2008

Concourse Off Site Blackrock Park, Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council 1 May - 1 June, 2008

curated by Carolyn Brown and Claire Power

with artists Aoife Desmond, Mark Garry and Alan Phelan

PDF Brochure photography: Michael Durand

Works by Alan Phelan Lizzy Feeder, Bald Finch Thin Lyrics

Alan Phelan’s three ... Read More

Fifteen Fragile Absolutes: The Process Room, IMMA

Fifteen Fragile Absolutes: The Process Room, IMMA

Fifteen Fragile Absolutes working titles, works in progress, previous work and ideas for future work Alan Phelan Process Room, Artist Residency Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin 5-18 May, 2008

Artists’ Residency Programme (ARP) The function of the Process Room is to reveal the processes in ... Read More
Ralph Eamon Odo Barbara, 2007

Ralph Eamon Odo Barbara, 2007

Alan Phelan - Ralph Eamon Odo Barbara Press Release 19 September - 27 October 2007 Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin

“Everything around me moves. Nothing is ever what it seems to be, everything is subject to constant metamorphosis, it all changes unexpectedly, and with lightening swiftness...” Guillaume Apollinaire

It is if Apollinaire ... Read More

Fading Fast, 2006

Fading Fast, 2006

Press Release (official) Contact: Steve Lally For immediate release September 2006 0044-2838-39-4415 (ROI) 048-38-394415

Fading Fast: New Work by Alan Phelan 28 September - 18 November 2006

Opening Night Reception Wednesday 27 September 2006 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Artist’s Talk Thursday 12 October 2006 7:00 - 8:00 pm

The Second ... Read More

Bio Bits, 2006

Bio Bits, 2006

Bio Bits an installation by Alan Phelan

9 November – 8 December, 2006

The LAB is pleased to present the work of Alan Phelan. Over the past ten years Phelan’s practice has been concerned with a variety of approaches to biography which were brought together in the publication “Bio” in ... Read More

Blending-In Series, 2005-2006

Blending-In Series, 2005-2006

Mother's Ruin - dangerous obsessions and the culture of excess mother's tankstation, Dublin 6 April - 13 May 2006

Fino’s RS 2 Exhaust Blended-in as a Branch, 2006 wood and metal 194 x 60 x 25 cm l x w x h

destroy all messages, 2006 toner on paper

Fino ... Read More

Gordon Bennett Series, 2004-2005

Gordon Bennett Series, 2004-2005

GB and the Western World Galway Arts Centre, October, 2005 and Letterkenny Arts Centre, Donegal, November, 2005

Gordon Bennett Show & Shine Sound Off, 2005 Fused Festival in Tallaght, at the Dublin South County Hall rear car park in July 2005. The event was organised though various enthusiast web sites ... Read More

Felons, 2005

Felons, 2005

 

Felons  Gallery III, RHA, 10 February – 20 March, 2005 An exhibition curated by Alan Phelan  

With work by Hans-Peter Feldmann, Paul Ferman, Yona Friedman, Wolfgang Paalen and Marko Peljhan    A catalogue for the exhibition will be published on 10 March, 2005 with essays by Michel Peillon, Pelin ... Read More
ENTHALPIC EVERYTHING / ENTHALPIC PLEASURES (2000)

ENTHALPIC EVERYTHING / ENTHALPIC PLEASURES (2000)

Limerick City Gallery of Art

Pery Square, Limerick, Ireland

13 July - 12 August, 2000

Triskel Arts Centre

Tobin Street, Cork, Ireland

10 February - 16 March, 2000

There were two net art projects to accompany these exhibitions but the javascripts no longer function and at some point they may ... Read More

Three Stories (2000)

Three Stories (2000)

Video Docu-drama Workshops

The project began with a series of workshops from which three short films were made (currently in post-production). In September, 2000 a general call for participants was made locally in the south east part of the county council district through posters and leaflets distributed in shops, supermarkets, ... Read More

Self-Rescue Mechanism (1998)

Self-Rescue Mechanism (1998)

Self-Rescue Mechanism was a collaboration between Jim Dingilian in New York and Alan Phelan in Dublin, exhibited at Arthouse, Dublin; The Art Exchange Show, New York; and EV+A 98, Limerick. The project was accompanied by a website which encapsulated the ideas explored by the artists through text, sculpture, interactive media, ... Read More

Mulligan's Frog Hair Garden, by Jim Dingilian and Alan Phelan (1996)

Mulligan’s Frog Hair Garden, by Jim Dingilian and Alan Phelan (1996)

Public art project with website for daily events listing and documentation.

10 May - 30 June, 1996

Artist's Garden Project

Highland Park, Rochester, New York

Presented by:

the Highland Park Conservancy

Co-sponsored by the Monroe County Parks Department

& the Lilac Festival Committee

Produced during the Lilac Festival, Rochester, New ... Read More