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Frank Walter

Frank Walter, self-styled 7th Prince of the West Indies, Lord of Follies and the Ding-a-Ding Nook, was born and lived in Antigua. He spent the last twenty-five years of his life in an isolated shack on a hillside, surrounded by his writings, some 25,000 typed pages of history, philosophy, and autobiography, and by the extraordinary paintings and carvings for which he is now remembered.

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Deirdre O'Mahony
The Quickening

The Douglas Hyde Gallery of Contemporary Art announces The Quickening, a powerful new artwork by ground-breaking artist Deirdre O’Mahony. Bringing together urgent conversations, original music and moving image, The Quickening responds to issues facing farming, food production and consumption, in the face of present ecological and climate crises. A nationwide project, the culmination of over […]

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