“Eye Language” is a collaborative work by the poet Denise Curtin and visual artist and printmaker Geraldine O´Reilly.
The exhibition features ten poems written by Curtin accompanied by ten photo-etchings by O´Reilly from their hand printed book Eye Language. The images and language combine to evoke an exploration of the senses set against a midland backdrop.
Curtin is a native of Athy, Co Kildare, now resident in Portlaoise, Co. Laois. She has received a number of awards for her poetry including the Cecil Day Lewis Award for poetry and first prize in the Syllables Poetry Competition.
O´Reilly is a native of Killucan, Co. Westmeath and is presently resident on Inis Oírr, Aran Islands. She has a degree and diploma in Fine Art from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. To date she has had nine solo exhibitions and appeared in numerous major group shows.
For further information and visuals contact:
Anne Boddaert (Assistant-Curator)
Crawford Municipal Art Gallery
Emmet Place Cork Ireland
T: +353 21 4907857
Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland
Tel: 021 480 5042
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