As part of the festival there will be exhibitions, films and installations from various artists in venues around Ennistymon town:
Fiona O’Dwyer: Location: Byrnes Townhouse & Restaurant, Main St, Ennistymon.
”Shoes to collect the cheque in” (1,350 Used Stamps and Yes Glue)
Fiona O’Dwyer: WORTH… Work in progress by visual artist Fiona O¹Dwyer. Her work crosses a range of media including drawing, sound/video installation, sculpture, performance and print. Her practice increasingly references the cinematic, engaging with both the narrative content in, and the making of, film.
James Slevin: Location: the Blue Frog Café and Arts Venue, Ennistymon.
Hand carved wooden objects.
Opening: 7pm – Friday 5th August
Marianne Slevin: Location: Fitzpatrick’s (Old Super Value shop), Parliament St., Ennistymon.
“The Mycelium and Earth Regeneration Series”: An exhibition of drawings on maps which are local to the Burren as well as other places. The works include text about the place and the time they were being made in Doolin.
Alexandra Rafferty: Location: OH LA LA, French Creperie.
2 Video pieces: “Ram Project” and “Inside Out”.
Vincent Wall: Location: Wall’s Shop Window, Main Street, Ennistymon.
“Davorenia” – A Tribute to the T-Shirt Stylings of Michael Davoren.
Format: Multimedia Installation
Marie Hannon, Monica de Bath, Eimhin Hawes: Location: Tides Shop, Main St. Ennistymon
Marie Hannon’s practice is primarily concerned with the social environments and conditions that have a bearing on who we are as individuals and as a people.
Monica de Bath is currently exploring the complexities of stories that go beyond ideas of legal ownership and dig deep into a people’s relationship with Land, with each other and the urgent need to make a living.
Eimhin Hawes: ‘The Horde’ is an installation work that explores the global problem of colony collapse disorder in honeybees.
Deirdre O’Mahony: Location: the local Ennistymon Post Office.
shows a video about the X-PO in Kilnaboy.
Maria Kerin: Location: Good Night In, Video Store, The Square, Ennistymon.
shows the video performance that she made on Raadi airport Tartu Estonia.
Also “The Price of Flour”- consisting of 50 unused Estonian paper flour bags will appear in shelves around the shops of Ennistymon. They were designed by Michael Walsh. The artist sees them as small artworks highlighting the price of flour at different times over the Estonian past.
Pauline Keena: Live performance on Main St. Ennistymon. Sunday 2pm
The human form is the most important subject for her. Using the body as metaphor for local she engages the language of stillness, silence and repetition to explore moments of transition from lostness to listening.
Fergus Cronin: Live performance in a public place in Ennistymon for 2 hours, Sat or Sun (or both) : “I NEED TO BELONG”