Limerick City Gallery of Art (LCGA) is delighted to present Aideen Barry’s solo exhibition By Slight Ligaments, her most ambitious exhibition to date and the culmination of several years’ work. It includes film, sound, drawing, digital animation and several specially commissioned collaborations with artists, designers and craft workers. The Show is curated by Sarah Searson, one of Ireland’s leading independent curators.
To book tickets to a Limited Preview Tour of the Exhibition by curator Sarah Searson, Director Úna McCarthy and artist Aideen Barry on 16.12.21 click on the link below
Barry’s approach has been to think about the various spaces in LCGA as a body of nervous systems.
The title of the exhibition By Slight Ligaments comes from Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein,
The works take over the various spaces in the Gallery, alluding to our intense human vulnerability and
At the heart of the exhibition is Oblivion/Seachmalltacht/ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑐᑦ, which receives its premier
Punctuated through the gallery are QR codes which will lead to pop up videos that can be viewed on a
smart phone and will give the viewer a background or context to some of the works created in the
By Slight Ligaments tours to the project partners Source Arts Centre, in Thurles in Tipperary in
A live performance of the OBLIVION /SEACHMALLTACHT/ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑐᑦ work will take place on the 21.12.21 at The COMPLEX in Dublin and will be streamed on YOUTUBE on RTÉ , ITMA and Music Network’s Social Media Feeds. this is with the support of The Irish World Academy of Music Dance, University of Limerick, T he Canada Council for The Arts & The Embassy of Canada to Ireland.
A Catalogue in the form of a vinyl record will be produced to celebrate the show in 2022 and will feature BEÁL, (All Silent But For the Buzzing) is a text/sound collaborative by Sinéad Gleeson and Stephen Shannon.. This exhibition catalogue is designed by Oonagh Young & HQ Design and produced by Limerick City Gallery of Art, Source Arts Centre and Centre Culturel Irlandais. Works in this exhibition have been supported through the generous support of the Arts Council of Ireland Project Awards 2021.
Carnegie Building, Pery Square, Limerick, Ireland. FREE ADMISSION