What’s what? Precisely how does an institution like a museum locate itself in relation to history? Where is the visitor located in the celebration of historical events? Combining the pressures of commemoration and the contingencies of the contemporary, Liam Gillick invites the visitor to his exhibition at The Hugh Lane into a space of self-examination and reflection on the function of a museum. His exhibition takes place in various locations within the Gallery. Two bodies of work are combined. One provides a moment for self-reflection. The other is deployed as a warning and a repellent. Read more.
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