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Sculpture - Research: Museum

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Material Memory

Research at the National Museum of Ireland


List of Tasks

NATIONAL MUSEUM - COLLINS BARRACKS - SITE VISIT
History and materials

The aura of the original artefact, Material culture; display; historical knowledge; The museum and history; intention and design.


Jimmy Durham’s Museum Project

Rooms contain objects that are visible yet not intended to be looked at. These include steam heat radiators, electric heat radiators, electric switches, electric outlets, electric wires, water pipes, gas pipes, lighting fixtures, wooden trim, pain, surveillance cameras, burglar alarms.


Primary Research: List of pages

1. Notes from Sandymount
To find more go to Sandymount

2. Notes from National Museum of Ireland National Museum of Ireland

3. Photographs from an exhibition at National Museum of Ireland: Twenty Seven Years of the work of Irish Woodturner Emmet Kane
To find more go to: A journey by Emmet Kane

4. Modes of display; One object to another / mini curation / assemblage; Speculative Fictions at Objects


Main References for primary research at the Museum

I refer here to one of my recent projects that were impressed by objects and spirit of National Museum. The project was called "Textures, Scratches, Bruises - The Property" and consisted examples of providing the ordinary, often spoiled household objects to a new artistic forms and meanings. To find more go to the gallery of images below.



Textures, Scratches, Bruises - The Property

Reference to one of my previous projects based on my visits & research at National Museum

The project was called "Textures, Scratches, Bruises - The Property" and consisted examples of providing the ordinary, often spoiled household objects to a new artistic forms and meanings. To find more go to the gallery of images below.

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National Museum of Ireland - Objects

Random Objects

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Random Objects

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Random Objects

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Random Objects

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Objects with description
To find more go to Object I

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Objects with description
To find more go to Object II

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Objects with description
To find more go to Object I

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Objects with description
To find more go to Object I

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National Museum of Ireland
- Space: Money Exhibition

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Space (description)
Why gold is expensive?

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National Museum of Ireland
- Space: Money Exhibition

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Space (description)
Why do I have to buy food and drink?

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National Museum of Ireland
- Space: Money Exhibition

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Space (description)
What is older: money or dinosaurs?

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National Museum of Ireland
- Space: Money Exhibition

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Space (description)
How much money do we have?

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Jimmy Durham’s Museum Project

Gallery Space
- Random Things
Jimmy Durham’s Museum Project

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Gallery Space
- Random Things
Jimmy Durham’s Museum Project

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Gallery Space
- Random Things
Jimmy Durham’s Museum Project

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Gallery Space
- Random Things
Jimmy Durham’s Museum Project

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