About the new CIRCA Site

We have re-organised the CIRCA website into series of semi-autonomous projects and commissions. When you hover on the subheadings below, a short description will appear. We are still working out problems, we appreciate feedback via Contact.

New texts will be published on the first Wednesday of each month.


This month we are saying goodbye to Chris Hayes who has been our associate editor since January 2018. We are hugely grateful for the fantastic job he has done with CIRCA social media and newsletter. He was also a very valuable addition to our editorial team and it has been a great pleasure to work with him. We wish him the best of luck with his own editorial venture, the Emotional Art Magazine, which was off to a flying start earlier this year.

And we are thrilled to welcome our new associate editor Aidan Kelly Murphy who will contribute to CIRCA editorial and lead our social media strategy.

CIRCA editors and board of directors


Open Call: This Matters Now 2019 (ongoing)

To publish a magazine is to enter into a heightened relationship with the present moment.
–Gwen Allen

CIRCA Art Magazine is calling for short texts on contemporary visual arts projects, exhibitions and performances taking place on the island of Ireland in 2019.

This Matters Now is an open call project expanding our inquiry into the relationship between art writing, art magazines and the present moment. (more…)