About the Exhibitions Database

The NIVAL Exhibitions Database has been compiled to improve public access to the Library's extensive collection of files documenting art and design exhibitions in Ireland.  The files contain catalogues, press material and ephemera on more than 10,000 solo and group exhibitions from the period 1900 to the present.

The Exhibitions Database is a reference resource providing basic details on Irish exhibitions including title, date, venue, and artists represented.  A visit to the library is recommended to researchers seeking a comprehensive view of the actual files.

  • Title: The Suicide of Objects.
  • Reference Code:IE/NIVAL EXB/14627
  • Variant Names: 2004 Catalyst Arts & Ulster Museum, Belfast; exh: "The Suicide of Objects.
  • Date: 2004
  • Group Type: Group

Scope and Content:

The Suicide of Objects was the title of an art event featuring performances, installations and install-actions exploring the nature of collections, archiving and museum space. It was organised by Catalyst Arts, in collaboration with the Ulster Museum. Curated by Julie Bacon. The catalogue for this exhibition and symposium is located in the Catalyst Arts gallery file.