Peoples Republic Of Cork

Everything Is In Everything | Curated By Claire Ryan

Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

Thu 5 Dec - Fri 25 Dec 2020

Open Saturday 09 November, 3.30pm
Runs until Friday 20 December 2019.

“Everything is in everything” brings together the work of eight contemporary Irish artists working with paint: Kevin Cosgrove, Oscar Fouz Lopez, Justin Larkin, Susan Montgomery, Kevin Mooney, Sarah O'Brien, Ciara Roche and Kathy Tynan. The exhibition, curated by Claire Ryan offers a glimpse into the practices of these artists and aims to acknowledge painting and its relevance within the increasingly digital world we find ourselves in.

The title of the exhibition refers to the theory of matter put forward by the natural philosopher Anaxagoras (5th century BCE). Anaxagoras was part of the Ionian school of Greek philosophers who are credited with being the first philosopher-scientists in the western tradition. These philosophers turned away from age old theories of the cosmos that were attributed to the whims of the gods. Instead, through abstract reasoning and keen observation they formulated various theories on the nature of reality.

Anaxagoras divided mind and matter, for him mind is an intelligent force that initiated the birth of the cosmos. He

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