Founded in 2007, The Irish Museum of Contemporary Art [IMOCA] is an artist-led initiative dedicated to advancing education about, awareness and appreciation of, and participation in contemporary, experimental and emerging art. IMOCA strives to offer opportunities for Irish audiences to engage with worldwide contemporary art practices.

5th Annual New Living Art Exhibition 2014

5th Annual New Living Art Exhibition 2014 By design, each year the NLA takes on a slightly new form, with new curatorial and selection input and space. This year’s exhibition will be taking place in the Steambox galleries in Dublin 8, opening September 12 and running til October 12. Selected Artists for the NLA V...
Call to Artists: NLA V - 2014 New Living Arts Exhibition

Call to Artists: NLA V – 2014 New Living Arts Exhibition

  Open Call: NLA V- The Fifth Annual New Living Art Exhibition Sept. 12th – Oct. 12th 2014. IMOCA is pleased to announce the open call for the fifth annual NLA exhibition, which will take place across all of our exhibition platforms. Proposals for citywide or public situated work are welcome. The application process is...
New Living Art IV

New Living Art IV

                        New Living Art IV November 7th – Dec 8th Opening Reception Thursday, November 7th at Steambox, 5 -7pm and Moxie Studios from 7 – 10pm The Irish Museum of Contemporary Art [IMOCA] is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the fourth annual...

2013/14 Graduate Residency Award Nominees

  Shortlisted candidates have been announced for the sixth annual IMOCA Graduate Residency Award, 2013-2014. Past residents have gone on to be included in various large-scale international and national exhibitions [for a list of past recipient visit here.] The award includes a one-year working studio residency, a solo show and various other opportunities throughout the year, as...
NLA IV: The 2013 New Living Art Exhibition: call for artists

NLA IV: The 2013 New Living Art Exhibition: call for artists

NLA IV: 2013 New Living Art Exhibition curated by Emmanuelle Marion Applications now accepted for Round 2- deadline is Sunday 21st July - Apply Now or Download Form History In 2010, IMOCA established a new opportunity for local artists in honor of a similar pursuit taken up by artists many years ago. In 1943, a group of...
Emmanuelle Marion announced as curator of NLA IV in 2013

Emmanuelle Marion announced as curator of NLA IV in 2013

Emmanuelle Marion has been announced as curator of the fourth annual New Living Art Exhibition, opening November 2013. Marion is Co-Director of D.Ploy Dublin, and Curator Director of Bio.Space033, a multi-disciplinary creative space in Dublin. Marion has been working in Cultural policy and International arts management for almost 15 years both in Ireland and abroad....
New Living Art III

New Living Art III

                                                        NLA III: The New Living Art Exhibition 2012- curated by Pamela Myers and Gerald Heffernan Featured Artists: danila anca daire irwin andrei varga gerry davis ramon kassam...
TACTIC Curation Team Announced for NLA III

TACTIC Curation Team Announced for NLA III

The TACTIC Curation Team has been confirmed for the NLA III: New Living Art Exhibition 2012 NLA III:  The New Living Art Exhibition 2012 – November 16 – December 09 2012 DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS SEPTEMBER 22, 2012   Pamela Myers is a visual artist and curator. She studied at Limerick School of Art &...
NLA III: New Living Art Exhibition 2012

NLA III: New Living Art Exhibition 2012

NLA III:  The New Living Art Exhibition 2012 November 16 – December 09 2012   In 2010, IMOCA established a new opportunity for local artists in honor of a similar pursuit taken up by artists many years ago. In 1943, a group of artists rebelling at the closed, conservative, ‘tennis club’ institutions for art, decided...
CTRL-C/CTRL-V:  Exhibition of work by Anthony Antonellis

CTRL-C/CTRL-V: Exhibition of work by Anthony Antonellis

                        Ctrl-C/Ctrl-V An exhibition of work by Anthony Antonellis Curated by Nora O’ Murchú   Opens 17th August 6PM – Late Steambox, School Street, Dublin 8 Music by Deviant & Naive Ted  Exhibition times: Monday – Saturday 12 – 5pm Show runs from August...

2012 IMOCA Graduate Resident

Louise Brady has been selected as the fifth annual Graduate Resident at IMOCA, 2012-2013. The one-year studio residency will culminate in a solo show, and can be followed in a regularly updated blog about her work, as well as future artist talks. Brady’s practice is currently focused on text based video installation centered on women’s...
2012 Graduate Residency Award [Shortlist]

2012 Graduate Residency Award [Shortlist]

The shortlist of candidates for the 2012 residency award: Kevin Nally Stephanie russell Ciara O’Hare Louise Brady Moya Clarken