You’re invited to join us in examining what makes a family archive. Letters, photographs, diary entries, postcards, trinkets. The objects we inherit often reflect our own history and share the same narratives of movement and displacement as we do. How do the items we hold dear to us connect us to our lineage? What do […]
The Artist’s Eye
Éireann and I
Acknowledging the crucial role artists play in influencing and shaping other artistic practices, ‘The Artist’s Eye’ series asks those exhibiting in Gallery 1 to invite an artist of influence to present work in Gallery 2. In this instalment, Alice Rekab has invited Éireann and I, an archive of Black life for Black migrants in Ireland.
Rekab and Éireann and I have been collaborating over the past two years as part of the FAMILY LINES Project culminating in workshops, public billboards in Dublin and London, and this exhibition in Gallery 2.
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