Restaging The Object: A Participatory Exploration Of Long Kesh/maze Prison

M. Krenn ; A. O'beirn Eds

Publisher K. Verlag

ISBN 9783981863567

Idea Code 19425

Martin Krenn and Aisling O'Beirn team up to explore untold and lesser-known narratives about the recent conflict in Northern Ireland through an artistic engagement with the legacies of Long Kesh/Maze, a former high-security prison located southwest of Belfast. In order to explore the future of the prison, the artists initiated a collaborative social sculpture by working with a broad range of people who were affected by it in different ways. The project asks how perceptions of the prison might be transformed, with a view to positively engaging with the complex realities of its past. The book includes contributions from Laura McAtackney, Suzana Milevska, and Peter Mutschler.

224 p, ills colour & bw, 17 x 23 cm, pb, English


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