Re-Staging Minimalism: On and Around Recent Works by Gerard Byrne

Gerard Byrne '68 Mica and Glass (2008) still

An afternoon of commentary and conversation at Lismore Castle — organised by Lismore Castle Arts and MA Art in the Contemporary World, NCAD, Dublin.

Featuring Gerard Byrne in conversation with Lynne Cooke (Chief Curator, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid) and presentations on minimalism and its legacies in contemporary art practice.

September 11th 2010, 12-5pm

This event coincides with the continuing exhibition of Gerard Byrne’s ‘A Thing is a Hole in a Thing it is Not’ at Lismore Castle Arts. This is an ambitious set of four new films on minimalism co-commissioned by Lismore Castle Arts (with the 2010 Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art and The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, in collaboration with the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven). The exhibition runs until September 30th, 2010.

A bus will be leaving the front gates of NCAD in Dublin (100 Thomas St., Dublin 8) at 8.30am on 11th September and will return to Dublin directly after the event. Numbers are limited so please contact Declan Long ( or Francis Halsall ( about places.

Attendance is free of charge to NCAD students.
An entrance fee to ‘Re-staging Minimalism’ at Lismore Castle (€10) will apply to non-NCAD students.


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