In Praise of Shadows
Public Art Installation, Athlone Town Library
Supported by Creative Ireland and Westmeath County Council
In Praise of Shadows (2021)
Carved plywood letterforms on board
On view August - September 2021
Words by Dan Deacon
In Praise of Shadows is an installation that aims to use our most powerful and nurturing natural resource - the sun - to directly communicate the message of focusing on the present moment.
Nature is literally speaking to us.
To watch the text appear and disappear according to the suns visibility in the sky and corresponding to the sundial above it reminds us of how fleeting, and how special each and every moment we have really is.