7 to 22 April 2017 | Opening: 6 April, 6pm
Platform Arts Gallery 1 & 2, 1 Queen Street, Belfast
“Th’ whole worl’ is in a terrible state o’ chassis” features the work of Dermal Baker, Andrew McSweeney, David Mathuna, Kevin O’Shea and Niamh Cooney.
An exhibition exchange with TACTIC and Sample studios, Co. Cork. “Th’ whole worl’ is in a terrible state o’ chassis” “Captain” Jack Boyle moans in the final line of Sean O’Casey’s tragi-comedy Juno and the Paycock. Drawing parallels between the 1920’s Ireland of O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock and the Ireland of today, as well as taking the use of tragi-comedy as a vehical for expression, this exhibition will address themes common in both, and furthermore in the world of today.