Trunk Show
Trunk Show has arrived through the instigation of US curator and artist Ann Shostrom. Her idea is to build an international exhibition from the ground up, involving local curators and artists. As the show travels more trunks are added and the exhibition gradually builds in size and diversity. The American Trunk has already been assembled and shown in Pennsylvania and this will travel to King House, Boyle. The Irish Trunk which is not concerned with representing “Irish Art’ is curated out of works made by invited artists from Leitrim, Roscommon and Cork along with others participating in the Artist-as-Traveller seminar. The brief supports work in any medium and artists can if they wish collaborate with others, but the work must be new, lightweight and easily packed and artists have been asked to broadly consider the theme of movement. The works in ’Trunk’ will travel on to Sirius, Cobh in February 2005. The final Irish Trunk, will be selected from work collected from these shows and will then travel on to venues abroad. Shostrom’s intention for “Trunk Show” is that it will evolve as a laboratory in which differences among cultures will be exposed and mediated. She says, “Trunk Show will shuffle together artists from diverse backgrounds, in new ways. Countries with various levels of resources can participate as equals”.’
Opening Times
Friday 10th December 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Saturday 11th December 10.00am - 8.00pm
Sunday 12th December 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Monday 13th December 10.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 14th December 10.00am - 5.00pm