Steam Museum & Lodge Park Gardens
The Steam Museum and Lodge Park Walled Gardens
The Steam Museum and Lodge Park Walled Gardens, Lodge Park, Straffan, Co. Kildare
17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 23, 24, 25 August, 2pm - 5pm
A screening of the film The Battlefield based on the work of artist Mick O'Dea for the exhibition ‘The Foggy Dew’ in the RHA. Also a Question and Answer session with Mick and director Emile Dineen.
Mick O’Dea PPRHA is one of Ireland’s most renowned living painters. His diverse range of work includes a ten-year study of the War of Independence, culled from found and researched images. To coincide with the centenary of the Easter Rising he prepared a monumental exhibition ‘The Foggy Dew’ in the Royal Hibernian Academy. A film crew attempts to document his journey leading to ground-breaking and memorable work. ‘The Battlefield’ was directed by Emile Dinneen and produced by Paul Duane.