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Aideen Barry, b.1979


Klostės, translating as Folds/Pleats, in English is a 4k nonverbal monochromatic stop-motion animated Feature film based on a number of short stories, myths, and hidden histories of the Inter-War Modernist city of Kaunas Lithuania. This Art film is directed by Aideen Barry and is a socially engaged moving image work created by citizens; artists, teachers, musicians, composers, young people, children, residents and volunteer groups whose main aim is to interpret and bring to life the invisible stories of this wunderkammer of a city of modernist gems. 

Medium4K black and white with sound (no spoken word)
Duration Duration: 64 min
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2023
Item NumberIMMA.4449
Copyright Image © the artist | Photography: Aideen Barry
For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Aideen Barry, Klostės, 2022, 4K black and white with sound (no spoken word), Duration: 64 min, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2023

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Aideen Barry b.1979

Based in Ireland, Aideen Barry’s art practice encompasses a range of disciplines and subjects, including domestic labour, environmental changes, classism, intersectionality and human vulnerability. Her means of expression are interchangeable, incorporating performance, sculpture, film, text and experimental lens based media. She is a member of  Aosdána and the Royal Hibernian Academy. Her work is in private ownership and public museum collections globally.

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