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Memory Maypole

Headdress Build and Upcoming Announcement

Memory Maypole is starting to look nearly finished. Thanks again to all our sponsors and to SVP and Dunne & Crescenzi for donating supplies to the headdress. Can’t wait for Body & Soul now Watch this space, big announcement coming soon!! X    

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Mannequin has arrived! 

Maypole News! Today is the end of our Fund It campaign. We reached our target and can’t express how much we appreciate your support. Special thanks to our funders: Rory Murphy, Caroline Quinn Whelan, Anne Blanchfield, Tara Blanchfield, Ciara Scanlan, MART Gallery, Lauren J Doherty, Kay Foley, Maria McGarry and Claire Hyland! A huge thanks […]

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Making the Memory Maypole in Laois! 

Construction on the Memory Maypole well underway! No injuries… Yet! If you wanna be a ray of sunshine and donate to our Fund It to bring Memory Maypole to Body and Soul go to http://fundit.ie/project/memory-maypole. Thanks to everyone who’s helped out and donated so far X

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Memory Maypole already 1/3 funded! 

Already a third of our way funded for the Memory Maypole project! If you feel like pushing it past the half way point over this rainy bank holiday weekend go to http://fundit.ie/project/memory-maypole And if you do, here’s an idea of the pretty prints you can pick as your reward!

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Memory Maypole LIVE on Fund It!

Whimsy & EYE’s Memory Maypole project is now live on Fund It. We’re looking to hit a very modest €300 target. If you wanna be a star and donate a few quid to the project go tohttp://fundit.ie/project/memory-maypole. There some pretty tasty artsy rewards in store for our Fund It friends X

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More Fun News! – Rua Red Young Curators

That’s it! No more projects for Summer 2016! July is fully booked and I’ve a feeling this one might steal a whole load of my weekends 🙂 Last Saturday  I attended the first meeting of Rua Red’s Young Curators programme. Young Curators is an collaborative initiative where emerging curators come together to produce a visual […]

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Project Events

Tommy Barr at Festival Francais

Exhibition news! On July 8th I will be presenting an exhibition by Tommy Barr at the Festival Francais Portarlington. Tommy’s show ‘Un Beau Refuge’ deals with the historical Huguenot influences in 5 key settlements in Ireland. The show will open in the French Church, Portarlington, Ireland’s last remaining active Huguenot church. Mr. Stephenson, the church’s […]

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Whimsy & EYE at Body & Soul

Hi guys! Shameless promotion here!! Myself and Amy El – Whimsy & EYE – are submitting festival and funding applications for the Memory Maypole. It would be a huge help if you could like our new Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/WhimsynEYE The bigger the following we have, the better is looks for our applications. Plus I’ll steal […]

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Whimsy & Eye @ Body & Soul

Exciting news! Myself and Amy El Fehli (Whimsy & Eye) have just been accepted as creative artists at Body & Soul 2016! Here’s a sneak peak at our project ‘Memory Maypole’. Watch this space for amazing pictures of us beating ourselves up and generally cursing the sky as we try to build our first large […]

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Painting

A little whimsy

This one was a Christmas present for my old friend Ciaran, who needs a little more Whimsy in his life. It was supposed to be for X-mas 2014, so it’s about time it’s finished. This painting is a study of two images I found online. Please check out http://vk.com/aliya_lando  and I can’t find the dragon, but I’ll […]