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Interview: Alex Carr - Artist and Educator

As a form of Primary research, I decided to interview an artist and educator and above all a dear friend, Alex Carr. Her creative oeuvre impartially responds to the homogenisation of pornography, the female figure and human sexuality – a fitting context for a conversation between the future and love. 645 more words

Frank O'Connor, Cork and the World of Literature

On 12th October, UCC welcomed Dr. Nicholas Allen in a research seminar entitled Frank O’ Connor, Cork and the World of Literature. While Dr. Allen used Frank O’ Connor as a way of discussing a broader theme of Cork’s situation by the quays, his seminar gave a much more fruitful look at how bodies of water have influenced Irish writing in general. 775 more words


Three poets write about love

I will present poems about love written by three very different poets.

I start with John Clare, known for his tender verses about shy and sentimental love. 1,277 more words



Toyen’s paintings are frequently imbued with a sense of phantasmic horror, fittingly for an artist born and bred in Prague, the city of Leppin, Meyrink and Kafka. 245 more words


An Introduction

This is an exciting moment for me. I have asked myself whether or not I wanted to share my most private, intimate thoughts. After thoughtful consideration, I decided to let what has long been private be both seen and heard. 638 more words


Dreams of Desire 32 (Sleeping Girl)

An exquisite drawing by Toyen of a sleeping girl, one of her favourite themes, being watched by a sea-horse. The heavy shading, fissures and the architectural elements adds an illusionistic depth to the drawing, that manages to convey a dream-like sensuality with an admirable simplicity.