E*gress is an audio-visual installation at West Cork Arts Centre which engages with the paradox of absence and presence and its relation to dementia.  The installation was made by artist Marie Brett and musician Kevin O’Shanahan in collaboration with a number of partner organisations. It takes as its inspiration the work of Boss (2004) around Ambiguous Loss Theory.  The work will be launched on Thursday 25 July at 6.30pm. 

E •gress Discussion
West Cork Arts Centre (WCAC)
Thursday 25 July, 5.00pm to 6.15pm
Tea / coffee and E •gress viewing prior to discussion from 4.30pm to 5.00pm
Booking essential. Contact WCAC at 028 22090 or email info@westcorkartscentre.com

This event is aimed at artists working collaboratively in health, social and community contexts and at healthcare professionals with an interest in arts and health practice and will debate the challenges and ethical considerations that accompany creating new art works in these contexts. The discussion will be chaired by Justine Foster, WCAC Education and Community Coordinator.

A catalogue accompanies the artwork.


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