Theresa Nanigian

Two Souls in One Breast

This exhibition was a portrait of Enniskerry in County Wicklow. Using the village as her starting point, the artist has created a series of large-scale photographs where the valley’s captivating landscape provides the backdrop for allegories of contemporary Irish life. Theresa Nanigian combines the analytical rigour of an economist with the aesthetic concerns of a romantic landscape painter to capture the equally divergent identities of a rapidly changing Ireland.

An artist’s book of facts, figures, opinions and images accompanied the exhibition - with essays by Katherine Waugh and Cliodhna Shaffrey. The project was a commission by the Wicklow County Council under its Percent for Arts Programme.