In This Supreme Hour

Roger Casement: Reflect / Rebel
Roger Casement: Reflect / Rebel

Large acrylic on canvas

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GPO 1916
GPO 1916

Large acrylic on canvas

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First Look at the Headlines
First Look at the Headlines

Large acrylic on canvas

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Pearse's Surrender
Pearse's Surrender

Large acrylic on canvas

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Markievicz Defiant
Markievicz Defiant

Medium acrylic on canvas

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Arrest of DeVelera
Arrest of DeVelera

Medium acrylic on canvas

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Six Shooters
Six Shooters

Medium acrylic on canvas

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Rooftop Rebels
Rooftop Rebels

Small acrylic on canvas

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Me and Angus Mitchell
Me and Angus Mitchell

Author of '16 Lives: Casement'

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ITSH 1
ITSH 1

Exhibition detail

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City Hall 1
City Hall 1

'In This Supreme Hour' exhibition in the Rotunda of Belfast City Hall.

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City Hall 2
City Hall 2

'In This Supreme Hour' exhibition in the Rotunda of Belfast City Hall.

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City Hall 3
City Hall 3

'In This Supreme Hour' exhibition in the Rotunda, Belfast City Hall

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City Hall 4
City Hall 4

'In This Supreme Hour' exhibition in the Rotunda, Belfast City Hall

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Féile an Phobail 2016, St Mary's University College, Belfast.

 

I referenced iconic black and white photographic images from the Easter Rising and recreated them in paint. The title 'In This Supreme Hour' comes from the last line in the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. 

 

Shortly after Féile, the exhibition moved into the Rotunda in Belfast City Hall for one evening - the first time an Irish Republican-themed exhibition occupied the famous Rotunda Hall. Finally, in December 2016, Fáilte restaurant on Belfast's Falls Road hosted some of the paintings over the Christmas period.