A point of view waiting for Godot (Gerard Byrne)

Jul 31 2014 - Aug 10 2014
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Location: Castle Coole Basement
Date: Thu 31. July - Sun 10. August
Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Price: FREE

The photographs in this special installation exhibition uses the simple conceit of simulating the literal point of view of characters from the play, testing the relationship between photographic ‘realism’ and theatrical ‘suspension of disbelief’.

The work of Irish artist Gerard Byrne has been shown at international biennials including Documenta 13 (2012), the Venice Biennale (2011), the Sydney Biennale (2008) and the 8th Istanbul Biennial (2003) as well as in major museums in Europe and the US. In 2007 the artist represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale.