Lockdown in Ennis
A video created during lockdown for Culture Night 2020.
Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir is an annual, all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This year’s theme was Connect through Culture.
Persistence of Memory
This short video piece was shown in the Courthouse Gallery Ennistymon.
It is best viewed in a darkened space with the volume up. The video plays with ideas around attention span and the kinetic effect. The complete narrative was recorded in one take.
David O’Rourke’s artistic practice has been supported by Clare County Council for many years with a number of grants to assist with art materials and equipment and to enable exhibitions take place throughout Clare.He has exhibited in the Council’s exhibition spaces in Ennis and Kilkee frequently and has contributed to the cultural life of Ennis through his involvement with festivals and his creation of murals in public spaces.