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"…for peace comes dropping slow.."

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Lisa Vandegrift Davala

The poetic line “…for peace comes dropping slow” taken from the poem, The Lake Isle of Innisfree, was inscribed in light across the Sligo landscape at stunning locations and filmed to record its inscription. Various forms of light from natural to LED torches and mobile phones were used by ...

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Jason Ellis

4am is a 5-metre high linen-clad timber structure, “a dog-leg staircase”, which deals with the themes of sleeplessness and melancholy. Lit by a solitary 60-watt bulb contained within a Murano glass shade (designed by Simon Walker) the structure dwells in a semi darkness that viewers ha...

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100 Paces

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Sean Taylor

A physical site-specific sound artwork based on formalised army drill movements and the musical repetoire of the Irish Defence Forces

At the initial site visit to the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, attention was drawn to the dynamic acoustics and the architecture of Clarke Square ...

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12 Angry Films

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Jesse Jones

Through re-staging and re-appropriating of the 'drive-in', the artist Jesse Jones created a collective social and political space. Set in the disused industrial setting of Pigeon House, a site formerly familiar for manufacturing in Dublin's Docklands. This concept of drive-in was reminiscent of t...

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40 Days and 40 Nights

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Chris Doris

In 40 Days and 40 Nights, artist Chris Doris resided at the summit of Ireland's sacred mountain, Croagh Patrick, for forty days and nights (July – Sept 1999).  During his intervention as artist in resi...

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5 Days Around Glenhest

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Allie Kay

When all the workshops were completed and all the data was collected, Kay looked at ways of interpreting this work into a format which both used the images and reflected the work made in the school. A book was therefore ideal as it allowed for a maximum input from the children's work (photos) wit...

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50 Ways to Leave Dún Laoghaire

50 Ways to Leave Dún Laoghaire - Image
Ciarán Taylor & Carpet Theatre

A promenade performance in Dún Laoghaire Ferry Terminal, created by Ciarán Taylor with Carpet Theatre. It explored themes of departure, return and our complex relations with Britain and featured character movement with a specially devised live score performed on electric guitar, cello, v...

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666 777 888

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Stephen Rennicks

The first part to be completed denotes the present and is physically represented by an already existing ancient site of stone mounds of which an additional one was constructed by the artist on 6/6/2006. This is located on Kilronan mountain, over looking the town of Keadue in Co. Roscommon. Stone ...

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A Very Grand Canal

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Geraldine O' Reilly, Eugene O'Brien, Veronica Nicholson, Las Cosa Preziosa, Wayne Brennan & Mixed Bag Media

A Very Grand Canal is a collection of artistic responses to the Grand Canal commissioned by Offaly County Council through the per cent for arts scheme. Three projects were chosen.

  • A series of eight prints depicting the history and legacy of the Grand Canal 
    by Geraldine O'Reill...
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Jackie Sumell

Artists and cultural workers from both cities developed projects that encourage youth participants to explore historic moments, social grievances, ethnic and racial disparities in order to invent a place of creative resolve.

The two week joint workshop programme for 5 Tallaght and 5 New Orleans ...

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