Beuys In The Hood

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From top Street artist ‘Asbestos’ at 40/41 O’Connell Street, Dublin 1

This afternoon.

O’Connell Street, Dublin 1.

Via Hugh Lane Gallery

Joining up with artist Asbestos we are presenting a contemporary response to ‘From Secret Block to ROSC‘ our centenary celebration display of [German artist and Fluxus founder]   Joseph Beuys’ work in the gallery from  July 14 – October 31.

The mural takes the form of a figure made of painted burnt matches. Each one represents a person who has sadly died from Covid-19. During its lifetime the mural will be updated with more matches until such time as when the pandemic has passed. The hoarding will feature a quote from Joseph Beuys book ‘The Secret Block for a Secret Person in Ireland‘ (1974): “pass freely from one level of existence to another…”

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