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Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Dublin 8, D08 FW31, Ireland
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Claire Halpin is a visual artist born and based in Dublin. Halpin’s practice explores themes and concepts around contested territories and histories through painting, video and installation. She creates work that raises questions about how we choose to record history and the veracity of painting, photography, and the media in documenting future history.

Halpin has exhibited widely in group exhibitions in Ireland and internationally including 38th EVA International – Ireland’s International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Limerick City Gallery; 189th RHA Annual, Dublin; dlr Open, Municipal Gallery, Lexicon, Dún Laoghaire; Cáirde Visual, The Model, Sligo; Water Tower Art Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria and Artisterium VI, Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Georgia.

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We would like to advise our visitors that our Main Reception area is closed for renovation from 22 April until mid-June. A temporary reception is open on the ground floor next to the original main entrance. There are three exhibitions to visit  Hilary Heron: A Retrospective; Derry Film & Video Workshop and Self: Determination: Artists Commissions. IMMA’s shop, café and gardens are all open.