High Hopes in Ireland

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High Hopes by Lee Welch (Dublin Artist)
High Hopes was a song by Frank Sinatra, also incidentally used as JFK’s campaign song. (Via)
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Loop 3 by Niall de Buitlear

In this series of work the artist has selected various pairs of words with opposite meanings. A thesaurus has been used to build strings of successive synonyms which break down the gap between the pairs of words.

Niall has a great blog, his sculptures here.

Jackie Nickerson’s photographs of Faith (image source)
Green Room Photograph by Jackie Nickerson

This hermetically sealed world hearkens back to a time of Thomas Merton, vows of silence, and deep contemplation. Nickerson’s still lives of orderly, empty rooms, and clergy members at work capture the peaceful silence that must echo through those convents and abbeys.(Alicatte Amp)

Ritualistic Faith (more photos by J. Nickerson)

Happy St Patrick’s Day google St Patrick's Day 08
(Previous posts on Irish cinema here and here).