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Rhona Byrne, b.

Bolthole2012

Artist Rhona Byrne’s hand-made objects, installations and collaborative, event‐based, projects explore the interactions between people and their habitat.’’Bolthole’’ has 40 component pieces and invites visitors to construct and reconstruct the installation to make their own environments. The spaces can be individual shelters/dens or a large configuration of pieces to make one large space. Participants construct and inhabit an ever-changing moving installation.

The work has been shown at Tate Britain, 2012; Turbine Hall Tate Modern curated by by Katy Fitzpatrick, 2012/13; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Action All Areas, 2013; The Big House Festival, performance collective, 2013; Visual Centre for Contemporary Art Carlow .2015-16.

MediumFabric, plastic, carpet and fasteners
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection, 2016
Item NumberIMMA.4003
Not on view
Copyright © Rhona Byrne | Image courtesy of the artist.
For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: info@imma.ie.
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Rhona Byrne, Bolthole, 2012, Fabric, plastic, carpet and fasteners, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection, 2016

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: info@imma.ie.

About the Artist

Rhona Byrne , b.

Often responding to a place or situation, Rhona Byrne makes objects, site-specific, gallery and context-based installations, films, publications and collaborative event-based projects that focus on the interplay between human beings and their surrounding environment at both macro and micro levels. — View Artist »