Eyes on Boora
Exploring Lough Boora through the eyes of the community’s children. Commissioned by Offaly County Council for Culture Night 2017 and facilitated by visual artist Aisling O’ Rourke Eyes on Boora sees children from Broughall, Coolanarney and Lumcloon National Schools, display photographic studies of Lough Boora Parklands. The children created the work on display in a workshop conducted in the lead up to Culture Night. This exhibition is part of an overall documentary project on the parklands.
September 22nd 2017 15.30 Lough Boora Discovery Park Visitor Centre.
An emerging visual artist skilled in creating intimate photographic documentary. Aisling self published A Bower For Sisters in 2015. A Bower For Sisters will also be exhibited at Áras an Chontae, Tullamore later this year. A Broadcast Journalist with Newstalk Aisling holds a 2.1 Honours MA in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the University of Arts London's London College of Communication and a 2.1 BA in Journalism from Dublin City University. More information about Aisling O' Rourke is available here.