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Maria McKinney creates intricate installations from everyday objects - her sculptures invite you to take a fresh look at familiar things and examines boredom and how best to escape it.
Commissioned by the MAC, Nicholas Keogh’s new film, A Removals Job, 2012, celebrates the camaraderie of a group of workers and the unspoken exchanges between them.
Sounds of the City is a community project and exhibition commissioned by the MAC and led by artists from the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), Queen’s University Belfast.
This exhibition brings together the works of celebrated artists William Conor and L.S. Lowry, to be part of ni2012’s ‘Our Time, Our Place’ celebrations.
American artist Robert Therrien is internationally renowned for his monumental sculptures that transform everyday objects into fantastical installations.
Eithne Jordan, one of Ireland’s most recognised artists, paints overlooked urban spaces – the absence of people gives stillness and clarity rarely experienced in contemporary city life.
Dan Shipsides and Neal Beggs are both artists and avid climbers. They use their shared passion for mountaineering as a way of exploring intertwined notions of life, culture and society.
Swedish artist Johanna Billing makes atmospheric video installations. This exhibition presents a series of her recent work alongside a new film - I’m gonna live anyhow until I die, 2012.
Coinciding with Johanna Billing’s exhibition at the MAC, Duke Special is organising a live event as part of Billing’s on-going project You Don’t Love Me Yet (2002-2012).
Northern Irish artist Roxy Walsh’s first solo show in Ireland since 1995 - including a series of paintings made during 2007 -2008 and a wall painting made specifically for the MAC’s gallery.
Claire Morgan creates seemingly solid structures from thousands of individually suspended elements, which have a direct relation to nature.
Peter Doig’s highly distinctive paintings have been exhibited worldwide to international acclaim; this is the first significant exhibition of his work in Northern Ireland.
This exhibition of Mary McIntyre’s landscape work from 1999 – 2011 is shown for the first time alongside historical paintings which have influenced her practice.
This amazing exhibition of Oliver Jeffers’ illustrations from The Incredible Book Eating Boy will coincide with the MAC & Cahoots NI’s theatre adaptation of the book from 27 November.
Over the course of a 30 year long career, Andy Warhol transformed contemporary art. This is the first ever major exhibition of Andy Warhol’s work in Northern Ireland.
NORTHERN IRELAND: 30 Years of Photography is a major exhibition brought to you by Belfast Exposed and the MAC and takes place in Belfast Exposed and across the MAC’s 3 galleries.
In his work Double-take, specifically created for the Sunken Gallery at the MAC, Lothar Götz has made a mural that uses the whole surface of three gallery walls – in what he describes as a “3-D painting”.
The Air They Capture Is Different presents the work of sculptors Karl Burke and Maud Cotter - both dealing with notions of absent space and architectural volume.
The rich and complex cultural landscape of Belfast since the Belfast Agreement acts as backdrop to the porcelain sculpture and the embroidery work in Ursula Burke's exhibition, Hope for a Better Past.
The Mystery of Tears features short films from New York-based Danish artist Jesper Just, photographs taken by Marco Anelli in the presence of Marina Abramović as well as Salla Tykkä’s three-minute video projection Lasso (2000).