When I visit a show I want to write about, I have to spend a long time with it if I’m going to write about it in any meaningful way. I pack my bag with my supplies: my notepad, my pencil and two pens, a black one and a blue one. Despite its unassuming tools […]
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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