Helen Mac Mahon – Into the Field

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Ormond member Helen Mac Mahon will be exhibiting work as part of the upcoming show ‘Into the Field’ in the Model Sligo.

Odey Curbelo, Jack Doherty, Olafur Eliasson, Spencer Finch, Helen Mac Mahon, Tumi Magnusson, William McKeown, Paula Stokes, Norbert Vollath, Jack B. Yeats.
Curated by Marie-Louise Blaney.

“The world and the universe contain elements that cannot be articulated or contained using the codes, language and meaning with which we try to make sense of our lives. But our world is somewhere we can feel, and feel reassuringly part of in those moments that the boundaries between us and it dissolve.”
William McKeown

Opening on Saturday 11th October, Into The Field is an invitation to encounter the inner world of feelings through the lens of a live field of contemporary art practice, dissolving the boundaries between artist and viewer.

Light, colour and sound gently collide within a myriad of objects, video, installation, colour studies and soundscapes that move between material and immaterial worlds. This encounter will create possibilities for the viewer to find meaning and resonance within the porous nature of the work, thus providing a fertile ground for activating the viewer’s response.

New works by artist Odey Curbelo and composer Norbert Vollath, together with works by William McKeown and Jack B. Yeats will be placed in dialogue with each other. The theme of colour and light will be anchored lby Olafur Eliasson’s Colour Circle Series, a quiet interruption at the centre of the experience.
Into The Field invites the viewer to step into this elusive experience, in an attempt to elicit an open-ended response to the work.

Published by Ormond Art Studios

Ormond Studios is an artist-led initiative in Dublin city and is a platform for emerging visual artists. It supports the development of arts practice through affordable studio provision, critical discourse and space for events, residencies and exhibitions. The physical studios consists of eight individual artist's spaces along with a separate area that serves as the Project Space. The Project Space offers scope for work on a larger scale, embodied practice and experimentation. It is in this space that feedback sessions, events and exhibitions happen. We believe that critical discourse is hugely beneficial to developing a professional arts practice and essential to a dynamic arts community. Ormond Studios encourages members to open up their practise to peer critique and facilitates lively feedback sessions, residencies, and information/skills sharing initiatives. We believe in collaboration and connect with other creative initiatives to develop a network of support for artist‐led endeavours in Dublin and beyond. For more information please contact us at ormondartists@gmail.com Ormond Art Studios is kindly supported by the Arts Council of Ireland.

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