Monica de Bath’s work explores land use and people’s relationship with the land. The methods and ideas behind the act of mining and act of land rehabilitation is the focus of PLOT / CEAPACH.
Format of the exhibition
Thirty paintings, ranging in size from 15 x 20 cm to 80 x 80 cm.
Installation of three glass bowls (approx 35 cm height and 20 cm diameter) with growing sphagnum and two information boards drawn from research and site visits, as recorded in PLOT 2 artists book.
– Size of space required
– Small to medium. As PLOT is grouped in terms of a series of families of paintings and a research space with installation. It can be laid out in different ways. It has worked well in spaces such as the Ballina Arts Centre.
– Are there technical specs available
Good lighting for the paintings. A simple table approx 5/6 foot long and 2 foot wide painted white for three glass bowls (approx 35 cm height and 20 cm diameter). There needs to be a sense of a separation between Painting/Thought Space and Research/Installation Space.
– Is there a catalogue available
Yes. Two artist notebooks, PLOT 1 / CEAPACH 1 and PLOT 2 / CEAPACH 2, with essays by Maeve Mulrennan (Writer and Curator) and Dr. Catherine Farrell (ecologist) accompany PLOT / CEAPACH.
– Is there a worked out education / outreach programme
Yes. Two days of workshops for practicing artists/art students.
– Day 1 – Drawing with reference to Nicolaides
– Day 2 – Colour with reference to Ittens
– For Children – A mixed media workshop for children in primary schools local to the exhibition space. Work bilingually in English and Irish, if required. (Note: I deliver children’s workshops for Kildare Arts service)
– 300 euro per day for education / outreach programme
– 250 exhibition fee
– 250 travel/installation and deinstallation costs required
– 086 3496793
Dates that it is available from:
– November 12 th 2012
In keeping with Visual Artists Ireland’s policy we require venues or events to pay artist’s fees for exhibitions.