DMC: Dunmurry May-day Conspiracy
Solo show, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
17 April- 20 June 2015
Performance, 30 April
A full-scale inhabitable diorama simulates the ceremonial ground of a fictional secret society called the Draoithe Dún Muirígh (the Druids of Dunmurry) and imagines a new folklore around the DeLorean car manufacturing plant in Dunmurry, Co. Antrim. This pseudo-historical reconstruction presents Temple Bar Gallery as a fictional heritage center, mirroring Temple Bar’s hyperreal projections of Irish culture.
A live performance took place in the gallery on the evening of 30 April, marking the pagan festival of Bealtaine and adding credence to the elaborate myth