Deirdre’s field of practice is both interdisciplinary and intercultural, facilitating an interest in the intangible elements of cultural hybridity, time and place. Deirdre builds bespoke partnerships with a diverse range of collaborating individuals and agencies in order to enable the complex nature of cultural hybridity to be engaged with in ways which transcend cultural norms (e.g. conventional attitudes, dominant practices, and existing institutional models).
U TIÉMPE DU RÈLLÒGGE ME FA VÍVE: vússe stu cuórpe da mètín’a sére. Quànne me férme súle, cu pènziére, è sèmbe ‘n àtu Tiémpe che me véve. Dèmàne rèchèmènze cu pèssate. Squèrdàte sònn’i suónne ch’è sènnàte?
This Spring, as you turn over the soil for your cabbage patch, stop for a moment to think a little about where your seeds come from and what they mean to you.Through two different approaches, artists Lauren Wells and Maria Thereza Alves are exploring how the histories of commerce and labour have led to the wealth of choice we now take for granted in our domestic vegetable gardens.
“Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.” Charles Lindbergh