The Douglas Hyde is delighted to present a commissioned solo exhibition by artist Jennifer Mehigan titled Nightbloom Chokehold. This exhibition is part of the ongoing series of solo exhibitions under the title The Artist’s Eye which asks those exhibiting in Gallery 1 to invite an artist of influence to present work in Gallery 2. Acknowledging the […]
Richard Skelton, who has spent the last year or so living on the west coast of Ireland, is well-known as a composer – he was recently featured on the cover of The Wire magazine. Landings, possibly his most ambitious work to date, is the culmination of several years of recording on the moors and hillsides of his native northern England; the music is a form of diary, a dialogue with the landscape. It has a sense of narrative and place that is both engaging and intimate.
At this exhibition visitors can listen to Landings on headphones and read the book of writings and texts that Skelton has assembled to accompany the music.
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