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.

IMOCA Graduate Residency Award 2012-2013

IMOCA is pleased to announce the call for applications to our fifth annual Graduate Residency Award.  Any upcoming 2012 graduate from any Republic of Ireland college, university or other institute of higher learning is eligible to apply, regardless of degree conferred.  As 2012 also marks our 5-Year Anniversary of Exhibitions, the residency award has expanded...

Curator in Residence: Nora O Murchú

Nora O Murchú is a researcher and curator. She has recently completed her PhD at the University of Limerick. Her research interests include DIY technologies, grassroot practices, and open-ended design methods. She is the founder and creator of Tweak – a new media art festival dedicated to the exploration of technology in everyday art practices. She...

2012 Letter from the Director

Tempus Fugit. It doesn’t matter if you are having fun or not- time flies.  Luckily, we have.  Five years of exhibitions, reviewed in almost every national media, UK press, and international media like Frieze magazine, TIME magazine, WIRED and more.  Pretty impressive for an artist-founded institute that has been virtually independent of any external funding...
2011 Graduate Residency Award: Andreas Kindler von Knobloch (Blog)

2011 Graduate Residency Award: Andreas Kindler von Knobloch (Blog)

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NLA 2011: Opening

NLA 2011: Opening

NLA: The New Living Art Exhibition 2011

NLA: The New Living Art Exhibition 2011

07.10.2011 – 30.10.2011 Opening Reception Friday, October 7th, 6 -10pm Show runs daily 12 -5 pm Alannah Robins Andrew Healy Carolyn Treacy Colette Cronin Elmarie Collins John Coll Emmet Kierans Eoin O Dowd Eoin MacLochlainn Gerry Davis Gillian Fitzpatrick Grainne Tynan Heather Gray Ciara Killalea Nicole McKenna Laura Byrne John D’Arcy Karen Donnellan Lorraine Neeson...
This Place Has No Atmosphere

This Place Has No Atmosphere

Show opens Friday, September 9 at 6:00pm Show open 12-5 daily through October 2 Graffiti Research Lab (FR) France has a particularly strong link with graffiti and urban art. It is almost impossible to conceive of a French city without it’s graffiti and local artists, it has become an integral part of our urban landscape....
This Place Has No Atmosphere

This Place Has No Atmosphere

Written by Paula Danziger in 1986, the pop-fiction teen book by this same title presents a young girl in 2057 who has to leave all her popularity and friends behind as her family moves for her father’s new job in a city on the moon. As much as the original title was a double entendre...
This Place Has No Atmosphere

This Place Has No Atmosphere

Written by Paula Danziger in 1986, the pop-fiction teen book by this same title presents a young girl in 2057 who has to leave all her popularity and friends behind as her family moves for her father’s new job in a city on the moon. As much as the original title was a double entendre...
NLA: The New Living Art Exhibition 2011

NLA: The New Living Art Exhibition 2011

IMOCA is delighted to announce an open call for NLA: IMOCA’s annual exhibition of New Living Art. We are inviting artists working in any media to propose works or projects for inclusion in this year’s showcase. This might include pieces that have been exhibited previously (in Ireland or abroad) as well as proposals for new...
2011 Graduate Residency Award: Andreas Kindler von Knobloch

2011 Graduate Residency Award: Andreas Kindler von Knobloch

IMOCA 2011 Graduate Residency Award: Andreas Kindler von Knobloch  
IRL Website Launch

IRL Website Launch

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