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Craig Donald
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  • Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • United Kingdom
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∆CURSED∆ at Catalyst Arts

June 21, 2012 at 6pm to July 13, 2012 at 5pm
∆CURSED∆22nd June – 13th JulyOpens Thursday 21st 7pmFlora Moscovici, Craig Donald, Karin Hagen, Emma Boyd, Helen McDonnell Deirdre McKenna & Miguel Martin (workshop)An exhibition of works by contemporary painters, maybe.∆CURSED∆ provides a platform for these artists to display works that exist on the periphery of the medium. Their practices all challenge the formal qualities and explore or bridge boundaries between painting and everything else. This a painting show in the loosest possible…See More
Jun 17, 2012
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Mar 13, 2012
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Kent Street Studios
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My work investigates the structuring and control of consciousness and experience of reality, particularly in relation to history and memory. I am interested in the separation between personal history/memory versus the more public and political canon of History, and where these two points can be brought together. In our lives we veer towards certain types of information. I deal with creating a visual collection and representation of this process. I am interested in how we unconsciously select only parts of all that is knowable and then mentally attempt to smooth over the gaps, especially with regards to history. It seems these gaps constantly shift, simultaneously manipulated and sustained by different modes of thought attempting to impose simplicity and clarity where there can perhaps be none. My practice is situated in these areas of flux. The work is multi-disciplinary, encompassing painting, drawing, collage, and sculpture. I subvert traditional narratives and historical models in order to create alternative histories, blending fact and fiction and the personal with the political.

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