Performance artist Suzanne Walsh presents a commissioned response to the exhibition in the form of a poetic vocal/audio work on the concept of ‘collection’.

Thursday 23rd March


A Guided Meditation to an earlier state of evolution.

This audio/poetic performance invites the audience to relax, and allow oneself to disassemble into their multicellular, bacterial, deep primaeval selves, while, conversely, reflecting on the activity of ‘collecting’ as a very human activity.

Come, let us swim together in the primordial soup!

(Disclaimer, the artist is not responsible for any metamorphosis that may occur)

Suzanne Walsh is an artist and writer working mainly with performance, audio, and text. They have an interest in non-human worlds, from animals to the esoteric, and in creating rifts through which new meanings and realities can emerge.

They also publish essays, art-writing, poetry, and fiction in literary publications including gorse journal, Fallowmedia, Winter Papers. They have an essay in the recently released non-fiction book on animal writing called Running Feet, Sharp Noses, published by Paper Visual Art Journal. Their practice has been supported by Culture Ireland, Fire Station Studios, and Temple Bar Gallery and Studios. The Arts Council recently added one of their vocal performance works, BirdBecomeBird, to their collection, the first acquisition of its kind.

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