To The House Fire Dead


TO THE HOUSE FIRE DEAD 2019, 126 Artist Gallery Galway Ireland

Reaction to witnessing community response in the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire. The exhibition includes 2 moving image works, BLANK HISTORY 2019, exploring postcolonial response to Loss, MONUMENT TO THE HOUSE FIRE DEAD 2009-11, silent, ephemeral monument to all unnamed and undeclared London dead.

To exhibit both works together BLANK HISTORY is housed in a soundproof cinema. The exterior walls are decorated with a story narrative of the fire and its aftermath.

A text of the performed essay to open the exhibition can be viewed here