RICHARDSON, C., 2016. Dirty Museum. Journal of Visual Art Practice, 15(2), pp. 1-8.
A visual essay consisting of uncaptioned images which recover an item of past auto-ethnographic reflection. The images originate from only one roll of 35 mm B+W film which in 1991 documented the derelict fabric of a pre-restored emotive site in Irish national memory. In Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin the leaders of the Easter 1916 uprising were executed by firing squad. The essay describes author’s failed attempts to engage with the site beyond its solemn facticity.
This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Visual Art Practice on 03 Jun 2016, available online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14702029.2016.1183409