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Holy Show Issue 4
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Holy Show Issue 4


Holy Show is a magazine of contemporary life and culture as seen through the eyes of Ireland’s artists. It adapts stories from the artists and their projects to the printed page. It showcases work from a diverse range of forms, like theatre, film, dance, music, visual art, and draws out compelling non-fiction narratives and critical writings that help us to understand who we are, where we’ve come from and where we’re going as a society.

Issue 4 featuring: 

  • What happens when the stories you tell your friends down the pub are committed to print? Greatest Story Ever Told with Lianne O'Hara, Paul Murray, Siobhán Kane, Kimmy Larkin and Gavin Corbett.

  • Liam Cagney interviews three Irish DJs who regularly play in Berlin – Cormac, ELLLL, and Sunil Sharpe, set alongside artwork from Ciara Lee.

  • Behind the scenes of a major dance company on tour, Michael Keegan-Dolan shares the highs and lows of life on the road with Mám.

  • A House Party with Hugh Cooney, Michael Harding, Æ Mak, Peter McNamara, Declan O'Rourke, Midhi Zak and Aria Eipe.

  • Niamh Campbell goes on location in Connemara where Pat Collins is directing John McGahern’s late masterpiece, That They May Face the Rising Sun (with artwork from Laura McMorrow)

  • Séan Hewitt at the National Library of Ireland’s Irish Queer Archive.

  • Daily Picture Diaries by ANTIC HAM on Achill Island.

  • Pixels becoming brush strokes with Carl Hickey.

  • Lena Chen writes from her ‘Absolutely Anywhere’ Residency on

Published by Holy Show
96 pages
190 x 270 mm
ISBN 9781916163232




Visual Philosophy: Thoughts on I and We, Ruida Si


The Air From Other Planets: A Brief History of Architecture to Come, Sean Lally


Topographies: Aerial Surveys of the American Landscape, Stephen Shore


About Time, Gail Rebhan


Another Online Pervert, Brea Souders


Face to Face: Portraits of Artists by Tacita Dean, Brigitte Lacombe, and Catherine Opie


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Serenissima, Kelan Molloy