Wilder Beings Command! Gareth Anton, Averill Stephan, Doitschinoff, Stephen Dunne and Mark Titchner with Daniel O’Sullivan, Isadora Epstein, Christopher Mahon, Emily Mast, Barry (Edward Clydesdale Thomson, Sjoerd Westbroek and Frans-Willem Korsten). Curated by Rachel Gilbourne and Janice Hough 29 July 2017 IMMA imma.ie All photos by Louis Haugh and courtesy of IMMA.
On the ground floor gallery off of IMMA’s courtyard, the viewer enters a carefully constructed and haphazard installation called Death Drive (interrupt the circular logic of re-establishing balance because he is the lowest outcast), 2009. The room has plywood ‘strewn’ about it with automobile wheel markings on the surface. The edges of the timber are carefully worked back to give the illusion that the timber has been broken (yet into manageable bits). The piece recalls some of Phelan’s prior work and interest in ‘boy racer’… Read More »