AMELIA STEIN: ERRIS │ Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin → 22 February 2015

Cut Bog, Erris, from The Bog Series, 2014
Cut Bog, Erris, from The Bog Series, 2014

“Ɖs xibišn at ɖ RHA, in gaḷriz 2 n 3, invstigets ɖ hymn prezns in ɖ landscêp bî ɖ construct v studiz v scî n bog. Scî, ɖt imns n čājd eḷmnt, dominets n scorz ɖz imijz. Ɖ implîd prezns v ɖ mācñz in ɖ ŕʈ md bî ɖ handcutñ v ɖ trfbancs t gaɖr fywl, ɖ evidns v lebr, v sbsistns z viẓbl in ɖ rijz n pleinz v ɖz hand-wrct pits. Ɖz bogz r nt ɖ wîld hīʈlandz bt ɖ scard wrct srfisz v ɖ trfcutñ. Ɖ stacñ n pṛtẋn v ɖ sevd trf z olmst anʈṛṗmwfic, telñ v ɖ prṣnaḷtiz v ɖoz wrcñ ɖ bog. An ātfwm in itslf, ɖ cutñmācs ber ɖ hwlmāc v č indivijl trfcutr’z stîl n streñʈ. Ɖz stacs v trf, drîd n awetñ cnsumšn az fywl t hīt homz, r dīfacto sculpčṛl fwmz plêst in ɖ landscêp.

Habitešnz, smtmz dmestc, smtmz agriculčṛl, n smtmz an iṿlušn fṛm wn t ɖ uɖr, vî wɖ ɖ tpogṛfi fr iqoḷti undr ɖ indifṛnt n vast scî. Fôṭgraft wɖ a sens v ʈiatricaḷti undr ɖ grt scîz n weɖrpatnz ɖt r evr preznt in Nwʈ Meo. Ɖr z an implîd prezns in ɖ vcabylri yzd t dscrîb ɖz strucčrz, ɖ famlīnem v prīvı̣s inhabitnts or ônrz, ɖ hymn cnẋn stl alîv in ɖ vcabylri v ɖ lôcl inhabitnts, a vrbl histri.

Ɖz imijz r prizntd az lj-scêl unfremd wrcs v 1.5 x 1m n 1 x 1m rspctvli.

Az a pfwmñāts ftogṛfr, Stīn hz wrct in ʈiytr n oṗra in Îrḷnd, 1987–2000. Hr sigṇčr blacnẇît pwtričr fīčrd wîdli in ɖ myzic inḍstri. Ilctd a membr v ɖ RHA, 2004 n v Īzdāna, 2006. Reprizntd bî Olivr Sirz Gaḷri.”

White House, from The Big Sky Series, 2014
White House, from The Big Sky Series, 2014

GAḶRI WEBSAIT


ĀTIST’S WEBSAIT


OLIVR SIRZ GAḶRI


Đ PĀMHÂS, GLASNEVIN, DUBLIN

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