Gwaukee is a media artist currently based in Waterford City. Gwaukee works in a myriad of mediums, both analogue and digital.
Gwaukee can be contacted via fax every second Wednesday between 14:47 and 16:53. Namaste…
Dates: 1st December – 22 December
Title: Ireland: Mythos to Modernity
An exhibition incorporating painting and photography. The intent of this
exhibition is to present a visual anthropological journey from Ireland’s past
Mythos: a pattern of beliefs expressing often symbolically the
characteristic or prevalent attitudes in a group or culture.
Modernity: the modern era or world and especially the ideas and attitudes
associated with the modern world.
The binary of mythos and modernity are allegorical of the duality of past
and present. Paintings represent the past and photographs represent the
The paintings representing mythos depict creatures and entities from
Ireland’s pre-christian Celtic past. The photographs representing
modernity depict scenes from across the island of Ireland and the society
that now inhabits this place.