Friday December 13, 2019

Breathe the pressure

Artist Siobhan McDonald explores the connections between plants, the environment and the air that keeps us alive in her latest exhibition at Trinity College Dublin

9th December, 2018
Siobhan McDonald: ‘I’m interested in the way visual art can unleash the potential infinity encapsulated in a given story’

Breathe in. Breathe out. Did you know that when you do so, you are inhaling particles of space dust that have fallen into our atmosphere? Parts of meteors, parts of planets? Me neither. But this is just one of the things artist Siobhan McDonald points out in Future Breath, her forthcoming exhibition at Trinity College Dublin.

The recipient of the 2017 Trinity Creative Award, McDonald has been working with the Department of Botany in the...

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