Live at The Witch Trials

Live at The Witch Trials
Jesse Jones: ‘The repeal of the Eighth Amendment was pushing something backwards through time’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

Jesse Jones’s powerful, unsettling new exhibition puts the spotlight on female resistance - and reminds us that more change is needed, writes Róisín Kiberd

A woman descends from a dark sky. She has green eyes, wild white hair and ragged white robes. This figure is larger than life, yet maternal; she’s a witch, a giantess, or possibly a Fomorian. She’s “the other of the other”, here to enact “a bewitching of the legal system”.

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