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January 17, 2020

The Great Unwashed | Damien Duffy at Wild Tulips Gallery, Derry

17/01/2020 – 15/02/2020 – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wild Tulips Gallery, 15 Clarendon Street, Derry
Open Thursday, Friday and Saturdays 11am-5pm. Other times by appointment. Preview Friday 17th January, 7pm Wild Tulips presents The Great Unwashed, an exhibition by Damien Duffy. The exhibition takes its title from the pejorative description of the masses, the multitude. Here also a reference to the No Wash protests for political status in Northern Irelands prisons in the 70s and 80s. Using the conceit of Walter Benjamin’s dialectical image the exhibition draws together a constellation of the artists work that reflects on the antagonisms permeating the current political landscape, Britain’s exit from Europe, populist nationalisms and the psychology of the…
The Great Unwashed | Damien Duffy at Wild Tulips Gallery, Derry