THE CABINET OF WONDERS #2 – in situ

THE CABINET OF WONDERS #2

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Linenhall Arts Centre

Linenhall Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland

http://www.thelinenhall.com

2 October – 31 December 2016

Devised, curated, installed and managed by visual artist Ian Wieczorek

The second manifestation of the Cabinet of Wonders is now on display in the Linenhall Arts Centre foyer. An online catalogue of The Cabinet of wonders #1 can be viewed at: https://issuu.com/linenhallartscentre/docs/cabinetofwonders_1

THE ARTISTS:

Saidhbhín Gibson explores the containing of the non-human, and Man’s control of the natural world;
Margaret McDonnell engages with environmental issues, our interaction with the animal kindom past and present, and the spectre of extinction;
Cecilia Moore investigates wood both as a material and with reference to its former existence as a living thing;
Peter Nash wryly explores aspects of the fallibility of the human condition;
Jane O’Sullivan offers a series of eloquently poetic and personal meditations, “making new meaning from the everyday and transforming matter to a different space and narrative”;
Verona Stellet explores the concept of the oceans and shores “as both anthropogenic and natural environments”.

THE WORKS:

1.    Cecilia Moore
Resuscitate (beech mallet, bronze)

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2.    Peter Nash
I Wanted To Say I Love You
(timber, clockwork motor, rubber skull, galvanised wire)

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3.    Margaret McDonnell
This Little Piggy (clay, fabric)

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4.    Saidhbhín Gibson
As little as possible and as much as necessary
(holly leaves, lace thread)

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5.    Jane O’Sullivan
truth is my identity (mirror, toy cupboard,
porcelain figurine, coral beach, lace scrap)

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6.    Saidhbhín Gibson
Pavo glas fragmenta (glass, peacock feathers, toy soldier)

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7.    Jane O’Sullivan
that is where I am located presently
(bird’s nest, doll’s dress, ceramic doll and rabbit, paper, coral beach, leather case)

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8.    Peter Nash
Portrait 2 (clockwork motor, steel wire, pine wood)

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9.    Jane O’Sullivan
for ever (is that one word for ever ?)
(metal box, coral beach, victorian dolls arm, legal string)

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10. Margaret McDonnell
Remains (clay, twigs, rabbit fur)

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11. Margaret McDonnell
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow (clay, fabric, picture frame)

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12.  Verona Stellet
Beach Balls (found shore debris)
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THE CABINET OF WONDERS #2 – in situ