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The GLUCKSMAN Little Interview

This week we hear from Conor McGarrigle, artist and lecturer at DIT.


Conor McGarrigle: 30 October 2015

What are you reading?
Open City by Teju Cole

Favourite museum?
Palais de Tokyo.

Best performance?
Recently it has to be Sufjan Stevens at Kings Theatre in Flatbush Brooklyn this summer and going further back I'll go for
Deus in Whelans in 97/98 as another that stands out.

What is your most treasured possession?
My backups and their backups.

What work(s) of art inspire you?
It's constantly changing but the Serbian artist Neša Paripović's walking art piece 'NP77' is one, Josh On's 'They Rule' and Hans Haacke's 'Shapolsky et al' inspire as data art. I visited Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty last year which was breathtaking and I return to his Monuments of Passaic again and again. I'll have to include the performances of Valie Export and Adrian Piper too.

A lightbulb moment?
The realisation of the possibilities of the internet as an art medium changed everything for me.

Guilty pleasure?
Grand Theft Auto.

What would you like to be doing right now?
Making work in the studio.

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Brendan O'Sé,
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Aisling O'Beirn, Artist,
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Ciarán Meade, Retail + Development Manager
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Valerie Frappier, Artist,
11 September 2015
Fiona Kearney, Director, Glucksman,
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Lily Spearman, Intern,
3 July 2015
Isabel Mitchell, Senior Art Club participant, 24 June 2015

Kath Gorman, Curator Cork Midsummer Festival, 17 June 2015
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Mathilda Burgess, Transition Year,
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Laurence Davis, Lecturer, UCC,
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Jools Gilson, Artist and Lecturer, UCC,
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Brian Crotty, artist,
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Chris Clarke, Senior Curator, Glucksman,
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Brendan Bracken, Transition Year,
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Angela Fulcher, artist,
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Killian O'Dwyer, CCAD student,
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Ann Ramsden, artist,
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