Gallery Launch: HOMESPUN
A D15 Young Voices Exhibition
You are invited to the opening of
A Dublin 15 Young Voices Exhibition
Featuring Transition Year Students from Blakestown & Riversdale Community Schools who worked with Writer/Spoken Word Poet Colm Keegan in collaboration with Draíocht’s Artist in Residence Michael McLoughlin, from November 2017-February 2018.
Thursday 22 March 2018 from 7pm-9pm
First Floor Gallery, Draíocht
Exhibition continues until 31 March 2018
HOMESPUN is the culmination of a spoken word and poetry project which seeks to celebrate and give a public platform to the voices and experiences of young people who call Dublin 15 their home, be they from Cork, Warsaw or Tokyo and regardless of whether they live in apartments, houses or hotels.
There are young people, for whom their friends mean Home and for others, Home can only ever be where their family is. Home can be when you have beans on toast, it can be your diary, or where your granny is; it can be in the car, or in your earphones. It can be a great place … or sometimes not so great.
This exhibition is an exploration of sound, words and contemporary arts practice and features an opening night performance by the young people.
Draíocht’s Galleries are open Monday to Saturday, 10am-6pm