Disembodied #1 | Cléa van der Grijn at The Courthouse Gallery and Studio

Disembodied #1 | Cléa van der Grijn at The Courthouse Gallery and Studio


08/07/2022 - 06/08/2022    


The Courthouse Gallery
Parliament Street, Ennistymon, Co. Clare, Ennistymon

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The Courthouse Gallery & Studio is pleased to present an exhibition of new work including the new
film, FLUX and a selection of new paintings by artist Cléa van der Grijn opening on Friday, 8th of July from 6 to 9 pm. The exhibition will run from the 9th of July – 6th of August 2022. All welcome, free entry.

Cléa van der Grijn is a visual artist, filmmaker and writer based in Sligo. She employs various media in her practice, including site-specific installation, experimental film, large format photography,
sculpture, drawing and painting. Disembodied #1 has been produced around the presentation of her
new award-winning feature film, FLUX, 2021, 16 mins 44 sec, which will be exhibited along with her
recent film, Jump, 2018, 26 min 39 sec and Reconstructing Memory, 2016, 6 min 22 sec.

Since 2008 van der Grijn has been working on the subject of death. Her practice deals with
unravelling the complexities associated around the culture of death and reconstructed memory,
researching the myth of repressed memory, re-imagining and process all become part her narrative,
understanding the rational, social and emotional circumstances that become constructed around
memory and time. RECONSTRUCTED MEMORY (2016). The process of her studio practice is
multifaceted. This is demonstrated through painting, film, installation, sculpture, audio and writing,
which all deal with the reconstruction of time + memory. Fact and fiction. A construct rather than a


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