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Royal Hospital Kilmainham
Dublin 8, D08 FW31, Ireland
Phone +353 1 6129900

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Saidhbhín Gibson’s work explores the framing of the non-human environment for and by contemporary society. She employs multifarious methods of production in the manufacture of the work. Video, photography, drawing, sculpture and needlepoint lace are used to examine the interference by humans of the Natural world. Much of the work exemplifies economy rather than excess or waste.

Gibson is a graduate of NCAD, Dublin (MFA, honours, Fine Art, 2016) and D.I.T. Mountjoy Square, Dublin (BA, honours, Fine Art, 2000). She has exhibited nationally and internationally in solo and group shows including ‘Encounters with the Land’ VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow (2018) where she was awarded the Éigse Graduate prize, ‘Cairde Visual’ The Model, Sligo (2018), ’Loping Towards Darkness’ VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (solo, 2017), and ‘Make it OK’ touring to seven UK venues (2015-17).

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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. While we prepare to open our next exhibition Hilary Heron: A Retrospective on 24 May, there are two exhibitions to see Derry Film & Video Workshop and Self: Determination: Artists Commissions. IMMA’s gardens and café are open to the public.

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