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Niamh McCann | Furtive Tears # Pass
Culture Night 2017 NCAD Gallery

  • Wednesday 20 September 2017

'Furtive Tears # Pass' Exhibition Event, 5pm: Chris Fite-Wassilak presentation followed by a performance of the aria 'Una Furtiva Lagrima' sung by tenor Séan Kennedy. All welcome, no booking required.

'Furtive Tears # Pass' | Níamh McCann Exhibition opening, 6pm, all welcome.

The NCAD Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of 'Furtive Tears # Pass', a solo exhibition of new work by artist Níamh McCann and exhibition event to coincide with #CultureNight 2017 on Friday 22 September at 5pm. The NCAD Gallery is delighted to welcome writer and critic, Chris Fite-Wassilak who will make a presentation in response to McCann's work, followed by a performance of the aria, 'Una Furtiva Lagrima' sung by tenor and theatre-maker Séan Kennedy. The event is scheduled to start at 5pm sharp, followed by the exhibition opening view of 'Furtive Tears # Pass' at 6pm. The NCAD Gallery is open until 9.45pm for Culture Night 2017. All welcome, no booking required.

'Furtive Tears # Pass', is a solo exhibition of new work by artist Níamh McCann, opening on Friday 22 September 2017, 6pm. As an artist, McCann’s work places the viewer within a matrix of thematic contexts from the built environment to fictional scenarios and historical coincidences. Her visioning is made manifest in works of drawing, painting and multi-medium sculptures which are often presented as part of a larger installation work and are often site-responsive.
In May 2016, the School of Fine Art, National College of Art and Design, Dublin (NCAD) awarded McCann the inaugural NCAD Fine Art Studio Residency 2016/2017. Níamh was based in the Annex building, postgraduate hub at the NCAD until September 2017 making significant contributions to the MFA Fine Art programme and as a member of the College community. As part of this exhibition presentation, writer and critic Chris Fite-Wassilak, invited by the artist and commissioned by the Gallery, has written an adjoining essay in response to this iteration of McCann's work at this time. 

The 'Furtive Tears # Pass' exhibition continues Monday 25 September — Monday 16 October 2017, open 1pm — 5pm, closed weekends. Anne Kelly Curator. Please find more artist information at this link http://www.ncad.ie/gallery-event/view/culture-night-2017
Image courtesy of the artist, Niamh McCann.


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