On this day in 2009, the death of Edward Delaney RHA.
Irish History Bitesize! tweetz:
Award-winning @Aosdana sculptor. Studied @NCAD_Dublin & Germany. eg Thomas Davis on College Green (angels later, awakening 4 provinces), Wolfe Tone & Great Hunger in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin.
The serene variegated sculptures of Australian artist Gil Bruvel – his expression of Vipassanā meditation, which strives for introspective, judgement-free contemplation of the mind.
Composed of stacked and glued, burned and painted sticks, pixellated up close and coherent at a distance serving as “a reminder of what it looks like to be centred and at peace.”
More of his work here.
‘Doubts’: an extraordinary sculptural rug created over the months of lockdown in Baku by Azerbaijani textile artist Faig Ahmed.
In former Soviet republic, rug pees on you, etc.
More of Ahmed’s glitchy textiles here.
The piping skills of Las Vegas based master pastry chef Amaury Guichon.
Let him show you them.
A moodily impressive short by artist Yang Yongliang that combines the light of cities with the stars in the night sky.
The film was originally made for the 70 metre wraparound screen of the MGM Coral Theatre so it’s best viewed full screen in a darkened room.