Author Archive for Olivia Hegarty

THE BUNKER at The Centre of the Universe

THE BUNKER Private View on Friday 29 May 2009 – 6pm-9pm (The environment is very damp. Please wear appropriate shoes.)Where: (The Car Park end of) Abbot St, Hackney, London E8, UK MAP STREETVIEW Not quite an exhibition, but a deep challenge to an environment. In an abandoned and unidentified post-war bunker, spreading out underneath Dalston, East London, this show is…

CLOTHES SWAP IN DUBLIN

As part of the Fashion Evolution week of events in Dublin, I’m running a clothes swap to collect stuffing for the second mounting of Infinite Context there. Come down on May 2nd to The South William with as much of your old clothes as you can carry and swap with others – find some gems. FREE IN //// BOYS AND…

INFINITE CONTEXT

The smallest actions have an impact in an interconnected closed and finite system.  The awareness of consequence tackles nihilism. To realise finitude is to unravel infinite possibility.  This creates a context for powerful action and a potential end to apathy. With thanks to James Wignall (Structural Design), Monique Dorniak, Ryo Himuro and Camille Roman (Sewing) and all donors of garments…

FRIENDS OF THE DIVIDED MIND

My seating sculpture will be shown at this exhibition.  Private View 17th March 2009, 7pm. Theo Adams James Balmforth Gareth Cadwallader Francesco Chiaro Olivia Hegarty Jordan Hunt The Centre of the Universe presents an untitled, yet heroic group exhibition, a performance by Jordan Hunt and a public artist’s salon.  The show is happening within an exhibition by graduating students from the Royal…

SEATING SCULPTURE

I’m currently working on a giant seating structure for a group show coming up in March.  The piece is ambitious; it’s going to be huge. So with limited time until the exhibition I would love your help on the following: I’m looking for filling, I’ve a list of suitable material below, please contact me if you have any. I want…

Session_2_FLAGS

  Title: Network “…the organisers initiated a proposal whereby a group of  practitioners were invited to each make a flag. The flags had to conform to specific dimensions, a 2:3 ratio – the most common for national flags – and it was stated that they would be posed as sculptural objects and exhibited on uniform poles in the gallery space.” Materials:…