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Posted 07/04/2018

The School of Looking

Date: 3/07/2018 - 7/07/2018

Ticket type: Free

Note: Exhibitions & Masterclasses are Free / Workshops are €5

The School of Looking

As part of its ongoing mission to showcase excellence in the arts, South Tipperary Arts Centre presents ‘The School of Looking’ for Clonmel Junction Arts Festival 2018, offering Clonmel audiences and festival visitors a whole week of exciting multi-faceted STE(A)M events from artists Cleary & Connolly from Tuesday 2nd – Saturday 7th July 2018. The artists are delighted to launch their brand-new Kilkenny-based organisation, the School of Looking, with this exceptional programme of educational art and science events.

Exhibition

The Colour of Time
3rd July – 7th July

Cleary Conolly presents three interactive artworks, Afterimage (2018), Real Time Rolling Shutter (2012), and In The Picture (2010), which explore our perception of colour and time. Irish Times choice

Metaperceptual Helmets 
3rd July – 7th July

For many years Cleary Connolly has been exhorting people to see the world differently. This extraordinary series of wearable artworks enables you to see the world through the eyes of a range of creatures, both real and mythical, from a hammerhead shark to the Cheshire cat from Alice in Wonderland...Read more



ALL WORKSHOPS – ages 10+
€5 per workshop, places limited

POETIC DEVICES
STE(A)M WORKSHOP 1

Tuesday 3rd July
10:30am - 12pm

An introduction to the physics of vision and viewing devices through Cleary Connolly’s amazing creations and a fabulous collection of optical objects...Read more

SEEING MOVEMENT
STE(A)M WORKSHOP 2

Wednesday 4th July
10:30am - 12pm

What would happen if you could only see what moves, or only see what’s still? Cleary Connolly explore these questions through installations...Read more

SEEING IN COLOUR
STE(A)M WORKSHOP 3

Thursday 5th July
10:30am - 12pm

What happens if we see the world in pure colour, without light, shade and edges? The ‘EquiluminanceHelmet’ does just that! ...Read more

AFTER IMAGE
STE(A)M WORKSHOP 4

An exploration of ‘afterimage’ & other optical phenomena used to create optical illusions...Read more

Friday 6th July
10:30am - 12pm

ARTIST TALK - Free

MEET THE ARTISTS

Thursday 5th July, 4 pm

Meet Anne Cleary and Denis Connolly, the team that created Metaperceptual Helmets, and discover what inspired their creation. Places limited...Read more
 

MASTERCLASSES – Free

Masterclass 1
Friday 6th July, 4 pm

A case study of the design and development of Metaperceptual Helmets, from conception to fabrication...Read more

Masterclass 2
Saturday 7th July, 4 pm

An introduction to the MAX interactive programming environment used to design the video installations in the exhibition...Read more

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