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VISUAL ART: Dētrīmentum by Katie Whyte

Saturday 12th November, 2022 - 10:00 - Wednesday 21st December, 2022 - 17:00

Admission Free

Dētrīmentum is a video and photographic installation by Kildare artist Katie Whyte. A Latin word meaning harm, loss, or damage, Dētrīmentum is an exploration of the journey of an object from an intact historical/archival piece, to an object that has fallen into disrepair and out of the collective memory. This installation focuses on presenting hidden and lost historical narratives in photographic form. Using new media glitching techniques, the detached narrative histories of these objects are interlaced with the code of their images, producing innovative media lens-based work.

About the artist

Katie Whyte is a Kildare based artist who graduated from the National College of Art and Design Dublin, completing a BFA in Fine Art Media in 2020. She is a member of Lucida Collective, an artist collective made up of other lens-based media emerging artists. Her work has been supported by The Arts Council of Ireland and she is the recipient of the 2021 ‘Emerging Visual Artist Bursary Award’ kindly supported by Kildare County Council and Riverbank Arts Centre.

Official opening Saturday 12th November at 5pm – All Welcome

McKenna Gallery

Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5pm | Saturday 10am-1pm

Admission Free

Katie Whyte will be hosting a Glitch Workshop on Thursday 24 November, 7pm


Saturday 12th November, 2022 - 10:00
Wednesday 21st December, 2022 - 17:00
Admission Free
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McKenna Gallery
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Riverbank Arts Centre
Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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045 448327
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