RHA Learning Event

Eilis O’Connell RHA, Six Works – Augmented Reality. Online Sculpture Workshop led by Michelle Hall
4 Oct 2020
Time: 12 - 1pm

Online workshop via zoom. Click here to book your ticket.

Join us for this online workshop, where we will use everyday materials to create replicas of the sculptures of RHA member Eilis O’Connell! Together we will scrunch and roll old newspapers and cover them in tin foil to create the twisty continuous loop of CIRCUIT. Using cardboard sheets, we’ll create the angles and curves of MASK.

The physical sculptures are located in Eilis’ garden, and are located in virtual form in Wilton Park, Dublin 2. Take a look at these sculptures on the RHA Wilton Park Augmented Reality app, available to download for free in all mobile app stores (download here for android, here for apple). Visit Wilton Park to see the sculptures come to life before your eyes using the app and QR codes!

After making your own versions of these sculptures during this workshop, we would love for you to bring your sculptures to Wilton park and photograph them!

Who is this workshop for:

 For ages 6 – 11, accompanied by parents/guardians

 Materials you will need:

  • Old newspaper
  • Cardboard (e.g. empty pizza box)
  • Empty toilet rolls x 6
  • Tin foil x 1 roll
  • Sticky tape
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors

Michelle Hall is a visual artist working across various disciplines including moving image, photography, text and performance. Recent residencies include the Centre for the Study of Substructured Loss, Berlin 2019 and London 2017, RHA School & Fingal Arts Studio Award 2018, one-month residency at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 2018. In 2017, she was awarded the Prague-based StartPoint Prize 2017. She received the RDS VAA RC Lewis- Crosby Award 2016 following her studies at MA ACW, NCAD, and completed her BA Fine Art at TU Dublin in 2007. Hall is currently working on her first public commission for Fingal’s ‘Infrastructure’ Public Art Programme and is a member of the artist collective ‘Child Naming Ceremony’.


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