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October 2, 2019

Bardo: An Unknown Country | Brian Kielt at Ards Art Centre, Newtonards

03/10/2019 – 26/10/2019 – All Day
Georgian Gallery | Ards Arts Centre, Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards
Exhibition Preview: Thursday 3 October, wine reception from 7pm.  A solo exhibition by Brian Kielt. Bardo comes from the Tibetan word ‘bár-do’ which translates as ‘between two’. In Buddhism the bardo represents a stage of the soul between death and the ultimate goal; rebirth and peace. This exhibition examines the notion of the ‘trauma paradox’ as a sort of bardo; where traumatic experiences was once confusing and terrifying can ultimately lead to positive outcomes of those affected. Additional Information Work in this exhibition was made possible by the iDA grant awarded by the University of Atypical supported by the Arts…
Bardo: An Unknown Country | Brian Kielt at Ards Art Centre, Newtonards