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Patching Femininity – an exhibition by Olga Anacka

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

In Patching Femininity, artist Olga Anacka explores and challenges visual representations of femininity and the female body in western culture. Comprising a dozen embroidered tapestries, this body of work is very personal, with images derived from the artist's memory and family archive, juxtaposed with symbolic representations of the feminine drawn from internet searches and commonplace

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Patching Femininity – Artist Talk & Panel Discussion

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Join visual artist Olga Anacka and guests for an evening of art and shared experience. Inspired by the themes woven through her solo exhibition Patching Femininity, Olga questions societal expectations associated with feminine values and invites visitors to an open discussion. In this honest conversation, the panel will elaborate on aspects of female representation and

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Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations – Bullet Points: What, How and Who We Commemorate

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Following a decade of commemorations in Co. Kildare, it is pertinent to examine how we commemorate; how we connect to events in our past; and what value there is in representation and re-enactment. The Decade of Commemorations Programme (2013–2023) provided opportunities to imagine the everyday experience of ordinary people living in extraordinary times, alongside the

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