Quirky, vibrant and not so familiar stories
Cathy Burke explores the fragile charm found in nature’s process of regeneration, looking at the rugged beauty found in the constant cycle of decay and renewal.
Mike Byrne is interested in the jug as archetypical domestic object. He uses it to explore the edges of, and the connections between design, function, narrative and art.
Cecilia Moore uses “raising” an ancient, near obsolete process of hammering a flat disc of metal to create hollow sculptural forms. The hammering follows a fluid design, each piece wanders and evolves as appendages and colour is added to find its individual character
Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September 2019, from 2 to 6 pm, in the presence of the artists.
H.E. Ms. Helena Nolan, Ambassador of Ireland, and Mr. Matthias De Clercq, Mayor of Ghent, welcome artists and guests on Saturday 31 August at 3.00 pm.
Ciara Garvey, Design and Crafts Council of Ireland and Johan Valcke introduce the exhibition.
Open from 7 September until 18 October 2019, on Fridays and Saturdays from 2 to 6 pm
or on appointment on other days.
The exhibition is supported by Culture Ireland and the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland.