First Responders – Pamela Condell

16 08 2012

© Pamela Condell

Our latest response, from Stag & Deer‘s Pamela Condell!

– Rory


First Responders – Sanda Gallina

15 08 2012

Self Portrait © Sanda Gallina

In case you missed it on tumblr last week, here’s Sanda’s response on First Responders. To see the series so far, go here. If you would like to take part, leave a comment below. All welcome!

– Rory


First Responders – Allisa Govender

17 07 2012

‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ © Allisa Govender

Click here to see all the first responders on tumblr

Email us if you would like to take part – eyesouper at

All welcome!


– Rory

It’s first responder Tuesday!

10 07 2012

Greek Wedding Life Dance © Sinead Murphy

We’ve posted a new First Responder photo the past couple of Tuesdays, so now that the ball is rolling we will try to keep this going. This week is Greek Wedding Life Dance by Sinead Murphy. Now, lets see who’s next on the list …

– Rory

** Want to take part? Send an eyemail to eyesouper at and we’ll contact you when it’s your turn. Love to hear from people around the world!

First responders – first couple of images are up

2 07 2012

Moulane @Sarah Ryan

The first few responses are up! We’re still looking for more names to take part, so please email us – eyesouper at if you’d like a go. Love to hear from people who are reading this around the world!

See the previous post for some more information.

The eyesoup first responders page is here.

– Rory

©Naomi Smith

ASPECT: an open submission exhibition

24 05 2012

ASPECT: an open submission exhibition

The Organisers

RightBrain is a fine-art printing service for visual artists and creative professionals based in Cork city.
RightBrain specialises in exhibitions, portfolios and editions. It is a Hahnemühle Certified fine-art print studio and the only Digigraphie Certified Lab in Ireland

Stag & Deer is an exhibition-making team whose objective is the innovative promotion of lens-based work.

Tactic Cork is an artist-led exhibition space in Cork City Centre

Remit for Open Submission

This exhibition is a platform for emerging/early career national and international photographic/lens-based artists, graduates and undergraduates. We are looking for imaginative and inventive high-quality work. There are no limitations on theme, genre, technique, process, or approach. The selected work will be exhibited in Cork city in October 2012.

The Exhibition

RightBrain will be sponsoring the exhibition in full by printing all selected work on behalf of the artists. The approximate print size of each work will be approx 16 X 20 inches (40x50cm). There may be some size variation for presentation purposes. The work will be presented in a contemporary style to a professional level. The hanging of the work and the presentation approach will be at the discretion of the organisers.

Stag & Deer and Tactic Cork will be supporting the exhibition by providing exhibition-making services as well as the exhibition space. Aspect will take place at Tactic Cork, 3rd floor, Former Government Buildings, Sullivan’s Quay, Cork, Ireland. It will be part of the Stag & Deer event THERE THERE which will be taking place in October 2012.

How to Submit

A submission can have no more than five images. Work can be submitted by email or in the form of physical prints. There is an entry fee of €10 per submission to be paid through PayPal on the the Stag & Deer website.
All submissions must quote a relevant PayPal Transaction Number or your entry will not be considered for selection.

Images can be emailed in JPEG format together with an artist’s statement / small bio, your PayPal Transaction Number, name, address and website/blog address (if applicable) to

If you would prefer to submit physical prints then please post 5 prints at 10 X 8 inches or similar to RightBrain, 9 Sidney Place, Wellington Road, Cork, Ireland. The prints must reach us before the submission deadline. You must also include your PayPal Transaction Number, artist’s statement/small bio, name, address and email address. Prints will be returned if a fully paid stamped addressed envelope is enclosed.

Submissions will be accepted from Monday May 21st 9am until Friday June22nd midnight, 2012.

The selection process will take place during the final week of June and the first week of July. Selected artists will receive notification by email when the selection process is complete.

In the event that you are selected for ASPECT, all images must be made available to RightBrain as high resolution digital files for exhibition printing within one week of receiving the notification email from us.

The Panel

The selection panel will consist of:

Matt Packer of The Lewis Glucksman Gallery

Pádraig Spillane & Pamela Condell of Stag & Deer

Pamela Myers Artistic Director, TACTIC Sample-Studios, Cork

Sheelah Moloney of 2020 Art Gallery, Cork

Tony O’Brien owner of RightBrain

Solstice call for submission

7 03 2012

Solstice have put a call out for submissions –

“… SOLSTICE was one of the top hits of Cork Midsummer Festival last year and are again seeking submissions for 2012. SOLSTICE wants to hear from you. You can submit your work for inclusion in the event by completing the online application at Solstice is a curated event which offers a platform for the presentation of new art works in the disciplines of theatre, dance, music, film and visual art. …”

– Rory