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Are jee be? Haroon Mirza

Fri Mar 28th, 2014
Haroon Mirza’s new project Are jee be? has been in development for almost a year now, so it is rewarding to finally see it presented at the Museum.  The end result is a carefully conceived site-specific response to the very particular architecture of IMMA’s site at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. The title of the exhibition is a word play on the RGB (Red, Green, Blue) additive primary colour model, and these three elements are important in the framework of the installation. The corridor features a sequence of Solar Powered LED Circuit Compositions; a new departure in Mirza’s practice.  These panels are controlled and activated by the amount of light in the space, from both natural and artificial sources.  These works, a series of sundials of sorts, will illuminate according to the time of day and may dim due to obstructions from viewers as they move in front of the light source. [caption id="attachment_322" align="aligncenter" width="458"] Haroon Mirza, Solar Powered LED Circuit Composition 3, 2014[/caption] The four adjoining rooms leading from the corridor feature a new multi-sensorial installation The System. Titled after the 1990s Dublin nightclub ‘System’ originally on South Anne Street. The club was key in the history of dance music in this city and a music genre that has...

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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.