In Praise of Shadows

Public Art Installation, Athlone Town Library

Supported by Creative Ireland and Westmeath County Council

In Praise of Shadows

Carved plywood letterforms on board

In Praise of Shadows was a text based shadow installation on display below an existing sundial. Its location was Athlone Library exterior walls from September 3rd to 23rd 2021.

Artist Statement

In Praise of Shadows is an installation that aims to use our most powerful and nurturing natural rescource - 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 dissapear according to the suns visibility in the sky reminds us of how fleeting, and how special each and every moment we have really is.

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©2021 Mimi Seery

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