Lawrence Carroll: In the world I live

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In the world I live showcases an installation of works by internationally acclaimed Irish artist Lawrence Carroll.  Carroll's works reflect the artist's humanity and despite their large scale they exude a particular intimacy. Part of this is due to his working process and his attitude to materials. His works use materials already employed for some other purpose and the signs of this use are still visible. His working process transforms them into highly personal works, while losing nothing of this previous life.
The exhibition will occupy five interlinking spaces allowing the viewer to wander back and forth between works from different periods from 1984 to 2012. Carroll often refers to himself as a storyteller when speaking or writing about his work.  Creating this installation allows him to play with this notion of narrative, connecting abstract language with the world of representation and the human condition.
Lawrence Carroll: In the world I live will be documented by an illustrated publication. The exhibition will travel to Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, in 2013, supported by Culture Ireland.

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