Issue 121: Autumn 2007  
Cover image: Kevin Cosgrove: Survey, 2007, oil on canvas, 120 x 145 cm, from National College of Art and Design Degree Show; courtesy the artist
Editorial | Peter FitzGerald
Feature articles
Degree shows: Critics’ choices | Treasa O'Brien, Tim Stott, Gemma Tipton, David Hughes, Ciara Finnegan, Sinéad Halkett, Slavka Sverakova, Susan Thomson
Circa asked a number of writers to pick out specific artists from this year's round of degree shows
I am a monster: The indefinite and the malleable in contemporary female self-portraiture | Loren Erdrich
On the use of transgressive (self-) images by artists such as Janine Antoni, Jenny Saville and Catherine Opie
Not saying no: Perverts, melancholics and Bartleby | Tim Stott
How do you protest through art?
Paint and politics: Between Argentina and Northern Ireland | Vikki Bell
A look at the work of Rita Duffy and Daniel García, two artists who have addressed violence in their own countries
To the waters and the wild: The Burren College of Art | Eimear McKeith
A look at a remarkable third-level college in an unlikely location
Belfast: The Birth exchange project | Slavka Sverakova
Cork: Colin Crotty / Megan Eustace / Sibyl Montague | Treasa O’Brien
Derry: Cathy Wilkes | Pádraig Timoney
Dublin: Follow the light | Eimear McKeith
Dublin: Art 2007 | Gemma Tipton
Dublin: The Important thing is that tomorrow is not the same as yesterday | Chris Fite-Wassilak
Galway: Vivienne Dick: The True centre is always new | Michaële Cutaya
Galway: Eilís Murphy: Work of the devil / Ciara Healy: Stories of displacement | Katherine Waugh
Kilkenny: Frances Hegarty and Andrew Stones: Tactically yours | Brian Hand
Limerick: The Colour of surprise | Karen Normoyle-Haugh
Portadown: Nick Stewart: no-one’s not from everywhere | David Hughes
Venice: Willie Doherty / Gerard Byrne | Judith Wilkinson
Venice: Cinema spaces and structures at the 52nd Venice Biennale | Maeve Connolly
Waterford: Titled/untitled | Gemma Tipton
Magazine: Sarah Browne: Sweet futures | Charlotte Bonham-Carter
Project: Gathered light | Tony McAteer
Deirdre McKenna: from MFA exhibition University of Ulster, 2007
Christopher J. Cambell: Desolated myth (end of), 2007, video installation
Paola Pivi:Untitled (ostriches), 2003, photographic print, dibond, 121 x 157.5 cm
Sarah Browne: Sweet futures, 2007, 16 and 17 April 2007, photo Liam Campbell
Gerard Byrne: from 1984 and beyond, 2005 – 2007, black-and-white photograph
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