Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, Galway Domestic Violence Response and Engage Art Studios are delighted to present Home Truths.
Home Truths, as part of Galway 2020’s Small Towns Big Ideas programme,looks at women’s experience of and engagement with the Irish courts and legal system in dealing with domestic violence and abuse. Artists Blaise Drummond, Evelyn Glynn, Alison Lowry, Áine Philips and Ruby Wallis have been commissioned to respond to women’s testimonies of their court experiences. Having reported incidents of domestic abuse, many women’s subsequent treatment within the legal system..
The exhibition will open Saturday 7th March at 4pm, as part of the Wild Atlantic Women weekend, with opening remarks by Susan McKay.
On Sunday 8th March, International Women’s Day, there will be a very special performance Ritual of Memory: Reparation by Áine Philips 4pm-6pm
A discussion led by artist Evelyn Glynn will be held on Wednesday 11th , 2-4pm in Engage Art Studios for people who would like an opportunity to talk about the exhibition. Advance booking for this is essential and can be done through emailing email@example.com
Open 11am-4pm Daily, Saturday 7th-Saturday 14th March 2020