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Marielle MacLeman

  • Arrow 14th December 2024 - 9th February 2025
  • Arrow Main Gallery
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Exhibition Opening: Saturday 14th December, 3.00 - 5.00pm. All Welcome.

Exploring loss and preservation amid scientific research to improve native woodland, Marielle MacLeman’s solo show is a playful yet critical lament on Ireland’s built and natural heritage. Animating a scene change between the domestic and global, she veneers surfaces with diseased woodchips and fallen leaves, recreates the razed wallpapers of a ‘big house’ with invasive species, and dyes upholstery with ‘climate-ready’ ivy – ubiquitous underminer of walls and trees but essential in stabilising their rotting remains. Working with salvaged and scavenged materials, her artworks interact like a strange forest set. A room for visitors – invited and otherwise – ready to come apart for the next scene.

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