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Health Inside: Public Art Intervention 10-22 November

Posted: 7 November, 2018

Health Inside is a new public art intervention by Dr Sinead McCann, Visual Artist, DIT Fine Art Graduate, and staff member with DIT Access and Civic Engagement Office, about the Irish prison system and prisoners’ health in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Photograph of a convict in Mountjoy prison 1857. Courtesy of the Thomas A.Larcom Photographs Collection, New York.

Across eight bus shelters and two billboards, the artwork reflects on prison conditions, the mental health of men and women in prison and the social problems that imprisonment can cause.

Health Inside is a collaborative public art intervention by visual artist Sinéad McCann and UCD historians Catherine Cox and Oisín Wall. It is funded by the Arts Council of Ireland Making Great Art Award, Wellcome Trust and University College Dublin.

Exhibition Details

Dates:                    10-22 November 2018

Location:               Find a map for the location of the bus shelters and billboards in Dublin 7 here

Follow on Social Media here:   @histPrisnHealth

Health Inside Poster

Design consultancy for artworks by DIT Visual Communications Graduate Deividas Dvylaitis