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Vis­i­bleRe­minder­sofIn­vis­i­bleLight TheHun­tMu­seum,TheCus­tomHouse, Rut­landSt,Lim­er­ick­Un­tilJan­uary20th andJan­uary1st,re­spec­tively hunt­mu­seum.com Two shows, the first fea­tur­ing work by five lead­ing con­tem­po­rary ce­ram­i­cists, each keen on push­ing the bound­aries. They are Mike Byrne, Mandy Parslow, Owen Quin­lan, Mary Na­gle and Marcus O’Ma­hony. Vis­i­ble Re­minders re­lates specif­i­cally to the Christ­mas sea­son, of­fer­ing per­sonal re­sponses to the Hunt and Lim­er­ick Mu­se­ums’ re­li­gious col­lec­tions, on the theme of Fam­ily.

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RachelFal­lon.Mer­maid­Art­sCen­tre, MainSt,Bray,CoWick­low.Un­til Jan­uary19thmer­maid­arts­cen­tre.ie “Ter­ri­to­rial wars in do­mes­tic spa­ces.” In her sculpture, draw­ing, pho­tog­ra­phy and per­for­mance, Rachel Fal­lon adapts mil­i­tary lan­guage and iconog­ra­phy to un­der­cut ideals of fem­i­nin­ity and mother­hood in the home and wider so­ci­ety, cast­ing her net to draw on his­tor­i­cal ex­am­ples and cur­rent re­al­i­ties.

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