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The Royal Hibernian Academy Gallery is really helping artists

Caroline Costello breaks down the RHA’s new campaign to financially support Irish artists after the worst of the pandemic

The Royal Hibernian Academy Gallery (RHA) has set up a new programme called The Really Helping Artists campaign, aiming to support Irish artists during the pandemic. The rise of Covid-19 has caused issues for almost all types of professions, but

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A look into Yayoi Kusama’s world of mirrors

Emma Lueders travels to London to view the Yayoi Kusama 2020 exhibition: Infinity Mirror Rooms at the Tate Modern

The name Yayoi Kusama should be familiar to anyone who has an interest in art, feminism or polka dots. The Japanese artist has been infusing the art world with conceptualism, focusing on sexual and autobiographical themes. After my initial introduction

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A Play to tackle sexual violence and the Irish Restorative Justice System

Trinity News sits down with Geoff Power, playwright of STRONGER included in this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival

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This article contains discussion and brief descriptions of sexual violence.

Like always, this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival is host to outstanding theatrical experiences. The annual event, funded by The Arts council, runs from the 30th of September to the 17th

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Artists in Conversation: Niamh Barry and Gabrielle Fullam

Maisie McGregor sits down with Dublin-based photographer Niamh Barry and Trinity student writer and activist Gabrielle Fullam

Gabrielle and Niamh know each other, but more than this they share distinct artistic principles that make this conversation entirely fascinating and, further, important. Both are deeply implanted within the personal, recognizing the vital connection between art and the community

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“The only person that is going to be with you through every moment is yourself” – A conversation with Larissa Brigatti

Elena Mc Crory interviews Trinity graduate Larissa Brigatti on her novel O Sétimo Portão

Larissa Brigatti is cool as a cucumber. “I was talking to my dad on the phone and I said, ‘you know I love writing; I think I should go back to it’.” She leads me through her time studying Drama

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My top five Trinity-based books

Ria Walls explores and ranks College’s appearances in literature

After a summer spent waiting with anticipation for a return to campus come September, and a very abnormal past academic year, many of us have taken to reading Trinity-based novels to help us imagine walking around Front Square, studying in …

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Hertta Kiiski wants young people to stay hopeful about climate change

Oona Kauppi interviews Finnish artist Hertta Kiiski on her work Milky Way for PhotoIreland Festival 2021

In the midst of climate-induced anxiety, Hertta Kiiski’s artwork stands out like a beacon. The Finnish artist’s colourful installations combine photography, film, live performance and textiles, yet broach some of the more pressing issues of our age. I sat down …

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New academic year, New Perspectives

Elena McCrory walks us through the National Gallery of Ireland’s New Perspectives, Acquisitions 2011-2020 exhibition

New Perspectives, Acquisitions 2011-2020 made me nostalgic. Walking through the corridors of our beloved National Gallery (NGI) after its long enclosure gave me a sense of reunification. These new acquisitions were displayed, some for the very first time, from May