On the occasion of Lorcán MacMathúna’s multi-disciplinary performance The Tain, The Model will present a selection of original illustrations created by Le Brocquy for Thomas Kinsella’s seminal 1969 translation of the great Irish epic, the Táin Bó Cúailnge.
Far Out, 2016 is a four-minute, hand-painted animation by the German artist Peter Wächtler, in which a solitary figure in a top hat and tails walks towards, but never reaches, a mountaintop castle. The film, which is accompanied by a soundtrack written and performed by the artist, uses rhythm and repetition to create a compelling, humourous and discomfiting viewing experience.
The Model presents three films by Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed. The screening programme is anchored by Work No. 1701, You Return, 2013, in which people with varying degrees of mobility cross a street, to the sound-track of Creed’s original song You Return. The song length film reflects on ideas of mobility, persistence and fortitude. Work No. 2533,
The Model is delighted to present a major solo, touring show of recent work by Irish artist Ronnie Hughes. One of Ireland’s most dynamic abstract painters, Hughes’ elegant and poised works are executed with complex technical skill, yet retain a lightness of touch. While his finished paintings display a diversity
The Model is delighted to present Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, I stared at beauty so much: Waiting for the Barbarians, 2013, a film made in response to the poem Waiting for the Barbarians by Constantine P Cavafy. Both artists share with Cavafy the Middle East as a place of