July 9 – July 28
Faraway So Close examined the lives of Irish men, women and children living in America. Thanks to technological advances, immigrants can now maintain contact with their homeland in a manner that would be considered unfathomable to previous generations the geographical gulf remains, however. Created by New York resident Derek O’Connor (of Blogorah fame), this installation bought six Irish residents back home, by way of intimate video portraits that candidly captured them going about their daily duties across the water. Curated by John Cunningham & Adrian Kelly.