The Good Hatchery (Carl Giffney & Ruth Lyons)


Lodestar is a collaborative work by The Good Hatchery artists Carl Giffney and Ruth E. Lyons.

Inspired by maritime infrastructure and the landscape of industrial boglands that surround their studios in Co. Offaly, the artists have created a sculptural & video installation specifically for the gallery in Mermaid Arts Centre. Lodestar was an investigation into the magnetism of light, youth culture, Kish lighthouse, destiny and what the artists describe as the ultraordinary.

The Good Hatchery is an experimental project based in rural Offaly and is run by both artists where they manage a curatorial programme of residencies, on site projects and exhibitions and have permanent studio space.

All were welcome to view the process of the exhibition installation and talk with the artists.