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And still, like dust, I'll rise

Visual Arts
 Friday, 13 July 2018 18:00 47 Lower Dominick Street, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland Place: Galway Arts Centre  |  City: Galway, Ireland

 'And still, like dust, I'll rise'
 (after Maya Angelou)

curated by Vivienne Dick
June 1st - July 6th 2018
Galway Arts Centre

Alexis Adler | Dara Birnbaum | Vivienne Dick | Olivia Eberstadt | Dragana Jurisic

Breda Lynch | Eileen MacDonagh | Alice Maher | Margaret Maiorana | Selma Makela

Isabel Nolan | Kathy Prendergast | Suzanne Walsh

 

Event 5th July 2018
An evening of film and performance with:
Isabella Oberlander | Áine Phillips
Vicky Smith | Lisamarie Johnson

Taking its title from Maya Angelou's poem Still I Rise, the exhibition presents new and existing work in various media from a range of Irish and international artists.
'And still, like dust, I rise' includes Dara Birnbaum’s groundbreaking 1979 video Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman.
Appropriating imagery from the 1970s TV series Wonder Woman, Birnbaum isolates and repeats the moment of the "real" woman's symbolic transformation into super-hero.

Curator Vivienne Dick is an experimental filmmaker, currently based in Dublin. Recent screenings and exhibitions include 93% Stardust at IMMA.

 

Exhibition opening Friday June 1st at 6pm.


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Image Credit: Dara Birnbaum

 

 

 

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