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Seanscéalta / Myths and Legends, Raheen Hospital Day Care Centre & Scariff Library, Co ClareRaheen Hospital Day Care Centre and Scariff Library, Co Clare
Seanscéalta / Myths and Legends, an exhibition developed through the continued partnership between Iniscealtra Festival of the Arts and IMMA’s National Programme, explores the world of childhood stories and memories, nursery rhymes and fairy tales. In Scariff Library, artworks from IMMA’s Collection by Irish artist Alice Maher are exhibited alongside works made by local primary school children and visitors to the Raheen Hospital Day Care Centre in workshops inspired by both Alice Maher’s and Paula Rego’s practices. Born in Tipperary, Alice Maher works within the realms of nature and culture, subversion and transformation, mythology and memory. Maher explains that working with materials like bees, berries and hair, she builds up a strong relationship with their histories and cultural associations in the creation of surreal works, that appear, like enchanted objects from a medieval folk tale.
To view the list of works in the exhibition please download the following document:
Seanscéalta / Myths and Legends: List of Works (Word doc 2000 - 29.5KB)
The exhibition will be accompanied by workshops and tours funded by the Department of Education.
Raheen Hospital Day Care Centre:
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