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Galway Arts Centre’s current exhibition Mountain Language concludes with an artist talk by Alice Rekab on Saturday 16 April at 2pm in Galway Arts Centre / Nuns Island Theatre.  This is a free event with no booking required.

Alice Rekab is an artist and educator based in Dublin. Their practice is concerned with expressions and iterations of complex cultural and personal narratives. Rekab takes their own mixed-race Irish identity as a starting point from which to explore experiences of race, place and belonging. Over the last ten years Rekab‘s practice has centred around collaboration and interdisciplinary work from which they produce film, performance, image and sculpture, creating new intersectional narratives and objects for exhibition.

Recent Projects include Family Lines Project, Douglas Hyde Gallery (2022); Ricochet #14, Museum VILLA STUCK, Munich (2023); Concealed in the half-light, Catalyst Arts Centre, Belfast (2021), Truth, Flags, Identity, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios // Culture Night Dublin (2020); The Nomoli/Father talk, VERY Project Space, Berlin (2019) and The Open Object, Stanley Picker Gallery, London (2018). 

Rekab completed a PhD in Art at Kingston School of Art London in 2018 and an MA at Goldsmiths College London in 2010. Their work is in the collections of Trinity College Dublin, The Catholic Ryan Trust, The Irish Museum of Modern Art and The Arts Council of Ireland.

Image: Alice Rekab with their work  Fathers Tools (2020)