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8/04/2013 - Signs of the City opens at UBM Headquarters, London

Click here for more about information about the project which I've been working on with Drawing Room, London in collaboration with UBM

Signs of the City is the third exhibition curated by Drawing Room in collaboration with UBM plc for the top floor of UBM’s London headquarters building and features work by Olivia Bax, Christopher Bond, Jack Brindley, Rob Chavasse, Marcus Cope, Freya Douglas-Morris and Benjamin Jenner. Now in its second year, See Think Different aims to promote and support emerging artists within a local – and global – company environment. More...

2/10/2012 - Material Matters opens at UBM Headquarters, London

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Material Matters focuses on the varied ways in which artists recycle materials and reference the everyday and common place within their work. The exhibition features work by Rebecca Ackroyd, Mauro Bonacino, Sarah Bridgland, Will Jarvis, Ben Long, Ben Newton, Keith Roberts and Lizi Sanchez and explores ideas associated with consumption and mass production, ntersecting with UBM's own exploration of Sustainability in a business context.

01/04/2012 - Review of The mind was dreaming. The world was its dream in The Visual Artists News Sheet

The Visual Artists' News Sheet CRITIQUE SUPPLEMENT, March – April 2012
Review by John Gayer Click here to read

'Dreams typically take us into the realm of wonder, horror, or a mixture of both. They leave us feeling elated, pensive, gasping for breath, or shortchanged when we wake...'The mind was dreaming. The world was its dream' reminds viewers of these experiences by immersing us in a series of parallel realitites, each one curiously out of sync with our own..In the memory, dreams exist as visual fragments, their relevance typically remains unclear. The images in this exhibition allow the viewer to revel in the processes of remembering and deciphering. This adds up to a highly rewarding experience.' John Gayer

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19/03/2012 - Parallels of Latitude opens at UBM Headquarters, London

Andy Jackson
, Tablet (A View from Lawrie Park Road) 2012,
Acrylic on Board, Framed: 62 x 62cm

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During 2012 Drawing Room will present two six month long exhibitions within UBM's London headquarters on the 9th Floor which will showcase the work of emerging, professional artists living or working in the Borough of Southwark. Parallels of Latitude is the first exhibition in this series and brings together the work of seven artists who are engaging with contemporary ideas around landscape - Jessie Bond, Ben Deakin, Pippa Gatty, Haruka Hashiguchi, Andy Jackson, Sam Messenger, InÍs Rebelo.

10/01/2012 - The mind was dreaming. The world was its dream

The mind was dreaming. The world was its dream

Curated by Jacqui McIntosh

Diana Copperwhite, Michael Kalmbach and Hiraki Sawa.

Venue: Solstice Arts Centre
Dates: 19 Jan 2012 until 25 Feb 2012

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05/07/2011 - Essay for Gereon Krebber's show at Bloomberg SPACE

I've written an essay to accompany Gereon Krebber's exhibition COMMA 37 at Bloomberg SPACE, London.

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Gereon Krebber, As if there was a tomorrow
COMMA 37, Bloomberg SPACE

10/01/2011 - New images from 'Dig Down in Time' uploaded in Exhibitions section of website

Click here to view images from the show at Man&Eve Project Space.

01/11/2010 - Catalogue Essay for Helga Steppan

I've written an essay for Helga Steppan's latest catalogue, which accompanies her exhibition 'Parallelistic Imitations' at Ch‚teau de Sacy, Sacy-le-Petit.

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Helga Steppan, installation view, 'Parallelistic Imitations', Chateau de Sacy, 2010

29/10/2010 - Review of 'Dig Down in Time' at MurmarArt

MurmurArt Dialogue – Two reviews of 'Dig Down in Time' by Ausra Linkeviciute and Olivia Nairn. Click here to read.

'The archive might be the starting point for the seven artists presented in Dig Down in Time, but perhaps the strongest element which unites their work and overcomes the viewer is that of magic. Whether appropriating found imagery or creating an archive of their own, the artists forge new narratives moving from the real towards the metaphysical...Most of the works in Dig Down in Time could be viewed as if existing in some sort of alternative universe. The forgotten or overlooked social artefacts are resurrected to a new life - that which is unsettling and above all magical. ' Ausra Linkeviciute

Susan MacWilliam, Still from 'Some Ghosts', 2009, Colour, Stereo, 38 mins

01/10/2010 - Jacqui McIntosh in conversation with Five Storey Projects

As part of Charlie Wooley's solo exhibition Mysterious Cults and his ongoing digital Radio Show project, Five Storey Projects hosts a radio take over day. Continuously broadcasting from the exhibition, the event will operate in two parallels; a public exhibition space and a broadcasted exhibition space.

Date: 5th October 2010
Time: 2.45pm
Venue: SPACE, Mare Street, Hackney

16/09/2010 - 'Dig Down in Time' opens at Man&Eve Project Space

Dates: 16th September - 30th October 2010
Venue: Man&Eve Project Space, London

Participating Artists: Isha BÝhling, Eames Demetrios, Jorge De La Garza, Pippa Gatty, Susan Hiller, Susan MacWilliam, Larissa Nowicki.

‘Dig Down in Time’ brings together the work of seven artists for whom the use of the archive is central. The articles that constitute an archive – the documents, photographs, recorded testimonies or ‘material proof’ – form the basis of the works within this exhibition. Whilst some of the artists within ‘Dig Down in Time’ use the contents of an archive as a starting point from which new works are created, others use them directly to reveal untold narratives or raise further enquiries. The materials used by the artists in the exhibition are varied, drawing from archives that are personal, official and fictional.

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27/08/2010 - The Marienbad Palace is discusssed in Peter Fitzgerald's Editors Blog in Circa

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17/08/2010 - Amanda Coogan reads the short story The Enormous Space by J.G. Ballard

Venue: Highlanes Municipal Gallery, Drogheda
Date: Thursday 26th August 2010
Time: 12 noon

Artist Amanda Coogan reads the short story The Enormous Space by J.G. Ballard. The story is the starting point of the current exhibition The Marienbad Palace, curated by Jacqui McIntosh which runs until 15th September.

Cost: Free, donation of €2 encouraged

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19/05/2010 - RTE Radio 1 interview with Aoife Ruane about 'The Marienbad Palace'.

Aoife Ruane, Director of the Highlane's Municipal Gallery was interviewed today by 'Arena' on RTE Radio 1 about my exhibition 'The Marienbad Palace'.

Click here to listen to the program (original broadcast Wednesday 19th May 2010).

10/05/2010 - Interview by Els Borghart

Els Borghart interviewed me about curating and the exhibition 'The Marienbad Palace' for Droichead Arts Centre blog.

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01/05/2010 -Talk at Highlanes Municipal Gallery and Droichead Arts Centre.

Join the curator, Jacqui McIntosh and one of the exhibiting artists, Ian Monroe discussing the exhibition 'The Marienbad Palace'.
The talk starts at Highlanes Gallery and continues to Droichead Arts Centre
Admission : Free, duration 45minutes

Photo: Joseph Maguire

30/04/2010 -'The Marienbad Palace' opens at the Highlanes Municipal Gallery and Droichead Arts Centre.

'The Marienbad Palace'
Curated by Jacqui McIntosh
Participating Artists:
Laura Buckley, Diana Copperwhite, Jorge De La Garza, Alicja Kwade, Haroon Mirza, Ian Monroe

Highlanes Municipal Gallery: 30th April - 15 September 2010
Droichead Arts Centre: 30th April -26 June 2010

The exhibition is presented on the occasion of the 6th annual Drogheda Arts Festival (2010) and is co-produced by Highlanes Gallery and Droichead Arts Centre with the Drogheda and Louth Arts Office. Drogheda Arts Festival ran from Friday 30 April – May 3 recently, the full programme is still available to view at

Click here to read more about the exhibition. Further information and images of the exhibition can be viewed in the Exhibitions
section of this website.

18/01/2010 - Essays for Mother's Annual 2009

I've written 2 essays for Mother's Tankstation Annual 2009. Click on the Writing section of this website to read texts on Petri Ala-Maunus and the group show 'FANTOPIA - A state of impossible perfection. Or, how to live with perfect people (and not kill them)'.

Click here for more information or to order Mother's Annual 2009

mother's annual 2009
covers mother's tankstation year 4 programme
texts by chris clarke & jacqui mcintosh
edition of 1000, 96 page casebound, colour throughout
published by mother's tankstation
cover: ian burns
ISBN 0-9554501-3-6