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The Folk | Debbie Godsell | 2023 | Decolourant and Dye on Paper | 120 x 80 cm

Visions of an Unsettled Earth: An Open Discussion

Visions of an Unsettled Earth is an exhibition that explores ideas of temporality, transience and transformation in an ever evolving environment. Now in its third iteration it features new and recent works by visual artists Debbie Godsell, Fiona  Kelly and Sarah O’Flaherty.

Join us on Friday, July 14th at 12-1-2pm for an in conversation with the Artists and the Critic & curator Sarah Kelleher.

This is an open discussion led by Sarah Kelleher who will share her thoughts, reflections and insight. Discussion topics will include the Anthropocene, our future place in this new epoch of environmental  crisis. What role do artists play within the contemporary understanding and collaboration with the earth. In particular our relationship with land, providentialist belief systems and the precarity of future existence.

Sarah Kelleher is an independent arts writer and curator based in Cork currently completing a PhD on contemporary Irish sculpture in the History of Art department at University College Cork.  She is an assistant lecturer in modern and contemporary art history and theory at MTU CCAD and has written catalog essays for the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin and the Limerick City Art Gallery. Recent curatorial projects include Kevin Mooney: Revenents at IMMA, and a forthcoming group exhibition at the Lavit featuring Maud Cotter, Eilish O’Connell and Vivienne Roche.  In 2014 Sarah founded Pluck Projects with Dr. Rachel Warriner, an independent curatorial duo who have produced exhibitions and events for the Cork Midsummer Festival, the Experimental Film Society and the RHA.


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