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Little White Lies – Aidan Kelly & DMC

By 01/01/2015December 14th, 2018News

Running: 2-8 February 2015
Opening: 7pm Thursday 5th February 2015
At The Library Project

Presenting a series of unique artworks combining photography, stencil and spray, produced as part of a collaborative project between Aidan Kelly and DMC (aka, Dermot McConaghy).

Little White Lies.

“I can’t remember ever seeing you look so nice, I’m sorry I keep staring at you, but you’re my girl, right? Then, saw you on the street with someone else, Why? Why would you do that? You promised me.”

Depicting the confusion he feels when he knows he has lost her love, a Dublin man believes his city loves him no more and tries to send her messages in an attempt to get that love back.

Following the photographic series Thisplace, Little White Lies is collaboration between DMC the painter and Aidan Kelly, Photographer. Fourteen photographs sized A0 on diabond aluminum have been hand embellished with paint and stencils, some without words, reacting, he cannot make sense of his world falling apart. a dream gone bad.

But there’s hope, there’s a light shining somewhere.

Aidan Kelly
Dublin born Aidan Kelly has been taking photographs for over 15 years building a solid archive of mainly documentary, fine art and portrait work. He’s worked for clients such as Mercury Prize nominee Gemma Hayes, Gavin Friday, Ruby works records, Brown Thomas, Jameson Irish Whiskey, U2, Sony, Rodrigo y Gabriella, Choice Cuts music with Candi Staton, Axis Ballymun for the Irish Arts Council, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Channel 4 UK with renowned playwright Martin MacDonagh, Oscar winning Fantastic Films, Ireland and many others.

Dermot McConaghy / DMC

DMC is an artist from Northern Ireland. His main subjects are females and the beauty that they hold. Dermot works with walls in order to engage with both the people and the environment creating a new story that will hopefully inspire the community. His fluid style of can work is distinctive and individual, DMC is better known for his dislike of vegetables or that his uncle invented the 4 color pen.

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