Museum of Miniature Public Art
 

Project created as part of Artist residency at Abbey Road Studios, Athlone.

Promoted and supported by Luan Gallery and Re-Vision Festival online

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The Museum of Miniature Public Art (2020)

The Museum of Miniature Public Art was created to highlight the importance of art in times of crisis. Due to Covid restictions the public had to resort mainly to online virtual exhibitions.

 

The difference between the M.M.P.A. and other online exhibitions is that instead of simply viewing the work online, the public were invited to do a mandatory meditation to unlock their imagination before entering. Using the power of imagination, the public were to be immersed in this miniature world where time, space and lockdown no longer exists. They are there, their friends and family are there and and they are all together in this world, fully immersed in the art they are viewing.

All artwork depicted are responses as the year unfolded. Some scenes were to encourage mental wellbeing under social isolation, other scenes were personal responses to the emotional atmosphere of the time.

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This Is Temporary

1 min stop animation film. Artificial grass and wooden letterforms. 

April - during first lockdown

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You Have Value

Mirrored card on foam board

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Me, We

Clay letterforms

Response to Black Lives Matter protests in June.

Poem by Muhammad Ali

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All of Time, is Right Here, Right Now

Paper and card on Foam Board

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Escape Room

Card on Foam Board

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Focus on the Present

Card on Foam Board

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Still Life

Miniature figurines, hand sanitising gel

October, Second lockdown

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I Never Thought I'd See the Day

Projection onto miniature model of Luan Gallery, Athlone

Response to the nationwide reopening of museums.

©2021 Mimi Seery