‘AGITATIONISM’, the 36th edition of EVA International – Ireland’s Biennial

Limerick City Gallery of Art, Kerry Group former Golden Vale Milk Plant, The Hunt Museum, Bourn Vincent Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
12 Apr 2014 - 06 Jul 2014

‘AGITATIONISM’, the 36th edition of EVA International –  Ireland’s Biennial

Garrett Phelan ‚'IMPART THE PROPHECY‘, Assorted pens, Indian Ink, Tippex, Photocopy on paper. 21 x 29.7cm. 2014

EVA International announces the full programme and exhibition venues for EVA 2014 AGITATIONISM curated by Bassam El Baroni.

AGITATIONISM, the 36th edition of EVA International, will simulate the struggle between the tides that pull the present towards romanticisations, utopias, ideologies, and nostalgias; and the tides that attempt to push it beyond those limitations and towards an unknown, a desire for something that remains too complex to determine today.

EVA 2014 features works by 56 international artists, selected from over 2,000 proposals by artists in 96 countries, including new commissions by: Doa Aly, Kjersti Andvig, Martí Anson, Ann Böttcher, +billion- (James Merrigan), GRRRR (Ingo Giezendanner), Rana Hamadeh, David Horvitz, Luis Jacob, Mona Marzouk, Asier Mendizabal, Metahaven, Nástio Mosquito, Seamus Nolan, Mark O’Kelly, Garrett Phelan, Ann-Sofi Sidén, Praneet Soi, Paul Tarpey, Humberto Vélez.

The 2014 Biennial is open to the public from 12 April to 6 July, with a professional preview on Thursday 10 April, opening on Friday 11 April and Humberto Vélez’s The Underdog and EVA International 2014 Cup on Saturday 12 April at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.

Venues and exhibiting artists

Limerick City Gallery of Art (Pery Square, Limerick):
Amanda Beech, Luis Camnitzer, Siobhán Hapaska, Cécile Hartmann, Malak Helmy, Luis Jacob, Ramon Kassam, Alon Levin, Mona Marzouk, Asier Mendizabal, Michael Patterson-Carver, Raqs Media Collective + Iswanto Hartono, Eva Richardson McCrea, Miri Segal, Stefanos Tsivopoulos

Kerry Group former Golden Vale Milk Plant (O’Callaghan Strand, Limerick):
Doa Aly, Kjersti Andvig, Martí Anson, Ann Böttcher, Jenny Brady, Benjamin de Búrca & Barbara Wagner, Chimurenga, Jacqueline Doyen, Tom Flanagan & Megs Morley, Zachary Formwalt, GRRRR (Ingo Giezendanner), Nilbar Güre?, Rana Hamadeh, Nicoline van Harskamp, David Horvitz, Jeffrey Charles Henry Peacock, Patrick Jolley, Hassan Khan, Per–Oskar Leu, Sofie Loscher, Pauline M’barek, Metahaven, Catalina Niculescu, Seamus Nolan, Mark O’Kelly, Neša Paripovi?, Garrett Phelan, Elizabeth Price, Walid Sadek, Praneet Soi, Carla Zaccagnini

The Hunt Museum (Rutland Street, Limerick):
Bisan Abu-Eisheh, Ann-Sofi Sidén

Bourn Vincent Gallery (University of Limerick, Limerick):
Uriel Orlow

+billion- (James Merrigan)

Performances, events & workshops (various locations)
Jaqueline Doyen (10–12 April), Rana Hamadeh (TBA), Nástio Mosquito (11 April), Seamus Nolan (6 April), Paul Tarpey (TBA), Humberto Vélez (12 April)

Education & Young EVA
Artists talks, Crafternoons, Art & Philosophy with Katy Fitzpatrick, Aislinn O’Donnell & The Rubberbandits



EVA 2014 AGITATIONISM previews and opening weekend programme:

Thursday 10 April: professional preview
Exhibitions open 10–17.30h
Please contact rsvp@eva.ie for accreditation

Friday 11 April: opening
Exhibition openings with guest appearance by The Rubberbandits, starting at Limerick City Gallery of Art from 18h
Nástio Mosquito performance Bee: the opposite of cockroach and after party, TBA

Saturday 12 April
Humberto Vélez: The Underdog and EVA International 2014 Cup at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, Green Park, Dock Road, Limerick, 18–23h






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