Limerick, Ireland
Detail of Leper's Squint in St Mary's Cathedral, Limerick. Image courtesy of Sebastian Cichocki.

January / February Newsletter 2023

Welcome to the EVA International Newsletter for January / February highlighting the most recent news and upcoming events in the EVA calendar.

#1 Visual Artists’ News Sheet (January-February 2023) –  features interviews with EVA platform artists, and a column by EVA Director Matt Packer:

  • Platform Commissions artists Cliodhna Timoney, Frank Sweeney, Phillip McCrilly, Sarah Durcan, Sharon Phelan, and Amna Walayat were interviewed by Thomas Pool for the latest edition of VAN, providing insight into the new work they are producing for the 40th EVA International.
  • Matt Packer, Director of EVA International also writes in this issue; Curating in a Negative Spectrum which discusses the history of international curatorial invitation within Ireland’s visual art sector. For further information please click here.


#2 Guest Programme Curator Sebastian Cichocki visits the EVA Offices and Archive for programme development meeting:

  • Guest Programme Curator Sebastian Cichocki (Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw) visits Limerick in early January to meet with the EVA team working to develop the Guest Programme for the upcoming edition in 2023. Cichocki’s Guest Programme will be presented alongside EVA’s Platform Commissions and Partnership Project initiatives that will together comprise the 40th EVA International programme. For further information please click here.


#3 Assistant Archive Coordinator appointed:

  • Teresa Collins joins the EVA team in their new role which centres around the organisation and development of EVA International’s digital archive and public archival displays. Teresa is a visual artist from Aotearoa New Zealand, who has recently moved to Limerick. They completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Toi Rauwhārangi Massey University in Te Whanganui-a-Tara / Wellington.


#4 What’s On In Limerick – EVA International recommendations: 

  • CASTLES by Rudolf Samohejl at Ormston House, runs until 21.01.2023. Further information here.
  • Out of Place; Book Launch and Documentary Screening, presented by Féile na Gréine at the Belltable, Limerick, 27.01.2023. Further information here.
  • The Most Recent Forever by Brian Fay at Limerick City Gallery of Art, runs until 12.02.2023. Further information here.