Press Release: Lee Welch, like stars and years, like numerals


︎ Berlin Opticians Gallery
︎ August 2021

Press release for an exhibition of new paintings, running at Berlin Opticians, Dublin from 10 September – 11 October 2021.

︎ berlinopticiansdublin.com

Documenting Ireland’s pro-choice victory


︎ Interview for London Film School
︎ 2 July 2021

Interview with Maeve O’Boyle, director, editor and producer of The 8th, a documentary about Ireland’s ‘Repeal the 8th’ movement

︎ londonfilmschool.medium.com


Bad Taste


︎ Newsletter
︎ January 2021 – ongoing

A Substack newsletter reviewing film, TV, music, art, books, fashion shows – or whatever form of pop culture is grabbing my attention.

Selected by Elephant Magazine as one of the ‘20 Best Culture Newsletters’.

A sample of recent posts:
︎ On Disney’s Cruella ︎ On Netflix’s Halston  ︎ On Olivia Laing’s Everybody ︎ On Rachel Kushner’s The Hard Crowd ︎ On Sam McKinniss at Almine Rech ︎ On Lana Del Rey’s Chemtrails Over the Country Club

︎ badtastebyrosa.substack.com

︎ Department of Ultimology: Fiona Hallinan and Kate Strain. Photograph by Paula Alvarez.

Department of Ultimology


︎ Interview for Liquid
︎ 6th November 2020

Interview with Fiona Hallinan and Kate Strain about the Department of Ultimology, its approach and methodologies, and how their research has shifted their perspectives on death, intimacy, darkness and decolonisation.

︎ l-i-q-u-i-d.art

Penetrating the Veil


︎ Radio Segment
︎ 29 October 2020

Audio piece aired on ‘The Witching Hour’, Dublin Digital Radio, Thursday 29 October 2020. Performance, ritual and response to texts/songs by Georges Bataille, Emily Brönte and Céline Dion.

︎ LISTEN HERE (Segment starts at 33 minutes under the alias “Babette”)
︎: rosa.vertov@protonmail.com