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