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TACTIC started as a Sample-Studios member project. Its aim is to bring a programme of independently curated contemporary art exhibitions to Cork.

Past Tactic Visual Arts programmers:

2015 _ 2017 Emily O'Flynn
2012 _ 2015 Gerald Heffernan
2011 _ 2013 Pamela Myers: co-founder of TACTIC
2011 _ 2012 Liam Slevin: co-founder of TACTIC

Curatorial residencies:

2017_2018 Irene Berkery
Katie O'Grady
2016_2017 Alison Fogarty
Dervla Mulcahy

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Tráma invitation 18 04 30 C WEBSITE

TRÁMA is an exhibition inspired by discussions concerning the issue of plastic waste in the sea. The work was created by Cork Educate Together Secondary School in collaboration with Sample-Studios artists and studio group.

The opening will be on Sunday May 20th 2018 (2 p.m. to 4 p.m.). The exhibition will then be open for 21st May and 22nd May (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


Paradise of the Heart

Paradise of the Heart

January 2018

Artists: Peter Nash and Thomas Penc