For long periods in 2020 and 2021 social restrictions limited our interactions with people. Urged to stay at or close to home our engagements with the things and other matter that occupies these spaces intensified. This period has enabled a time to build new relationships with nature, plant species and other living things that surround us, allowing us closer observation and interaction with the often overlooked familiar things we live with and alongside.
The artists included in this exhibition were selected by Curator in Residence Naomi Draper through an open call to share works and processes inspired, influenced and involving ‘other matter’, plants and nature things. Through two group exhibitions in 2022 thirty-two artists will share their observations and interactions with other matter throughout 2020 and 2021.
With Other Matter, part one inclues works by; Dorota Borowa, Martina Coyle, Robert Dunne, Betty Gannon, Kathryn Kelly, Catherine Kelly Desmond, Dave Madigan, Darran McGlynn, Ida Mitrani, Nollaig Molloy, Noel Molloy, Ciara Roche, Celine Sheridan and Sinead Smyth.
Gallery Opening Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10am – 5pm. Saturdays 11am – 4pm
Image – Dave Madigan – Mindgarden 1 Oil On Canvas