Soundings: Collective Memories of the Sea

Saturday 13 December 2014 – Saturday 24 January 2015
Soundings: Collective Memories of the Sea | Saturday 13 December 2014 – Saturday 24 January 2015 | Municipal Gallery

Curated by Michael McLoughlin

This inaugural exhibition in the Municipal Gallery, dlr LexIcon, explores the relationship between Dún Laoghaire, the sea and it’s people through artworks. It brings together 6 artists with connections to the Dún Laoghaire who have investigated maritime histories, memories and archives. The artists involved are Gary Coyle, Anthony Haughey, Emma Johnston, Sabina MacMahon, Julie Merriman, and Lisa Reburn.

The Municipal Gallery has organised artist talks and performances to coincide with this exhibition.

Artists in conversation

Two emerging artists Emma Johnston and Sabina MacMahon will be in conversation with Cliodhna Shaffrey, Director of Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. This talk will also give advice from Emma, Sabina and Cliodhna about how emerging artists can get their work exhibited.

This takes place on Saturday 17 January 12-1pm

The event is free but booking is recommended, tea and coffee will be served.

Prospect and Q & A with Anthony Haughey

A video piece by artist Anthony Haughey, explores migrant journeys from sub-Saharan Africa to Europe. Nearly 6,000 migrants have died on the frontiers of Europe since 1988. Prospect is a metaphoric journey filmed in the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Malta. You don’t want to miss this rare opportunity to see Prospect followed by a Q&A session after the screening with artist Anthony Haughey.

This screening takes place on Saturday 24 January 2-3.30pm

The event is free but booking is recommended, tea and coffee will be served.

Saturday 13 December 2014 – Saturday 24 January 2015
Municipal Gallery
dlr LexIcon
Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Telephone: +353 1 271 9531
arts@dlrcoco.ie
www.dlrcoco.ie/arts
Opening hours / start times:
Monday – Thursday 10am – 8pm • Friday & Saturday 10am – 5pm • Sunday 12pm – 4pm
Admission / price: Free
Fully accessible venue

 
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