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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Charlemont House, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1, D01 F2X9, Ireland

Amanda Dunsmore: Keeper

Amanda Dunsmore, John Hume, 2005; installation view, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

In light of seismic political events, and the failed attempts to square the circle that is the Irish Border, Amanda Dunsmore’s exhibition ‘Keeper’ in Dublin’s Hugh Lane seems increasingly vital and brings the Good Friday Agreement into sharper focus. Review by Aidan Kelly Murphy

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Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 5 - 9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Katrina Palmer: The Time Travelling Circus: The Recent Return of Pablo Fanque and the Electrolier

Katrina Palmer, The Time Travelling Circus: The Recent Return of Pablo Fanque and the Electrolier, 2018, Installation view, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

Her two-tone and inverted printing, combined with these notations, help turn the map into a celestial chart for navigating the tale. Along with this map, Palmer presents a pair of audio recordings, featuring a ‘silent’ reading room within the gallery, circus tunes, sampled music, as well as a dual voice recording. Review by Aidan Kelly Murphy

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mother's tankstation limited, 41-43 Watling Street, Usher's Island, Dublin 8, D08 NP48, Ireland

Yuri Pattison: Sunset Provision

Yuri Pattison: Sunset Provision, installation view at mother's tankstation limited, 2016

Yuri Pattison’s first solo exhibition in Ireland springs from a longstanding examination of the refractive impact of automation on time, loneliness, and the demands of productivity housed in an emergent co-working culture driven by and contingent on technological success.

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Project Arts Centre, 39 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Gretchen Bender

Gretchen Bender, Total Recall, 1987

‘Total Recall’ works best when thought as a kind of collage: forcing irreconcilable images alongside one another, it creates the imperative towards a narrative, or at least the sense of one. Review by Rebecca O’Dwyer

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The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin 2

Luigi Ghirri

Luigi Ghirri, Rimini from the series Italia ailati, 1977

Ghirri’s images speak to the impassive, the thoughtful and the introvert. Off-kilter, almost (but crucially not quite) symmetrical arrangements abound, with large areas of his photographs left awkwardly empty. Review by Lizzie Lloyd

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