Artist-Initiated Projects 2023

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Artist-Initiated Projects 2023
Artist-Initiated Projects 2023

Pallas Projects/Studios are delighted to announce the participating artists in our programme of Artist-Initiated Projects 2023. The series of 8 x 3-week exhibitions from March-November 2022 will present exhibitions of new work by: Daniel Tuomey, Venus Patel, Bog Cottage, Tanad Aaron, The Freebirds M.C.C. Project with Brigid Mulligan, Banbha McCann, INTER_SITE, Aoibheann Greenan.

Artist-Initiated Projects at Pallas Projects/Studios is an open-submission, annual gallery programme of 8 x 3-week exhibitions taking place from March-November 2023. This unique programme of funded, artist-initiated projects selected via open call is highly accessible to artists, with a focus on early career, emerging artists and recent graduates. Projects are supplemented with artists' talks, texts, workshops or performances, and gallery visits by colleges and local schools.

Artist-Initiated Projects aims to act as an incubator for early careers, and support artists' practices at crucial stages, providing a platform for artists to produce and exhibit challenging work across all art forms. The model of short-run exhibitions with a relatively short turnaround time of 3–6 months is an alternative to the normal institutional model, where the process of studio visit to exhibition can take several years. Shorter lead-in times allow the programme to be quick and responsive, reflect what artists are currently making, and encourage experimentation and risk-taking.

Pallas Projects/Studios Artist-Initiated Projects is funded by The Arts Council

Programme info:

Exhibitions will run Thurs–Sat for 3 weeks, with openings taking place on the first Thursday evening.

Daniel Tuomey — March 23-April 8

Venus Patel — April 13-29

Bog Cottage — June 15-24

Tanad Aaron — June 29-July 15

The Freebirds M.C.C. Project with Brigid Mulligan — July 27-August 12

Banbha McCann — September 14-30

INTER_SITE — October 5-21

Aoibheann Greenan — November 2-18

Pallas Projects/Studios is one of Ireland's longest running artist-run spaces, with a dedicated tradition over 22 years towards the professional development of artists in a peer-led, supportive environment, providing opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists to develop and exhibit new work. PP/S have established a nationwide and international reputation among artists and organisations, and a public profile through successful and critically engaged exhibitions, publishing, collaborations and partnerships, and education programmes for schools. Recent projects include the 4-year research project and publication 'Artist-Run Europe', published by Onomatopee, Eindhoven in 2016, and the annual 'Periodical Review' exhibition now in its tenth year.

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