They are working in the shadow of the back wall of the Magdalene home. They are working. Work will set them free. Their work is find out what’s buried here, before this land is sold. It’s difficult because they keep getting dust in their eyes, repeating themselves and discovering things they’d rather leave buried. Come and see what they find.
The piece will focus on the history of the area, buried and exposed, and was devised through interviews with local people.
As part of The Tree Line Project, an arts initiative by Mary Cremin and Oonagh Young and it was one of the seven successful projects of the Arts Council Open Call 2016 for its new 10-year strategy: Making Great Art Work. Full information on The Tree Line Project can be found here.