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Clodagh Emoe, b.1975

The Approach2009

‘The Approach’ is a scented banner made from dark green and navy wool fabric and black silk.The dimensions of the banner are 4.2 metres high x 2.3 metres wide. The front of the banner is made with large eight sections of three types of dark woolen fabric. These muted natural colours are chocolate brown, dark olive green and navy. The back of the banner is made from section of black silk. A large hole, 2.4 metres in diameter, pierces through the fabric.

MediumWoolen fabric, silk, Vetiver essential oil
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, 2010
Item NumberIMMA.3238.3
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Clodagh Emoe, The Approach, 2009, Woolen fabric, silk, Vetiver essential oil, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, 2010

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

About the Artist

Clodagh Emoe b.1975

Irish artist Clodagh Emoe attended the National College of Art and Design and Chelsea College of Art, London. Emoe's art practice combines fine art techniques, film and installation to examine the intricacies and instances occurring, often unnoticed, in the universe. Emoe participated in the Artists’ Residency Programme at IMMA in 2006. Recent projects include 'Mystical Anarchism', 2009, with the philosopher Simon Critchley; 'The Long Dark Night', 2010, with Mark Fisher and 'The Unveiling', 2010, a collaborative piece of site-specific theatre parodying the failed unveiling of a monumental sculpture for Dublin City Council. The film documenting 'The Unveiling' was previewed in IMMA. Her work is included in the collections of Limerick City Gallery; Kilfane Sculpture Garden, Kilkenny, and University of the Arts, London.
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