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December 2015
Vol. 34 No. 10

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International Sculpture Center
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The Will To Live: A Conversation with Siobhán Hapaska
by Robert Preece
No one won, 2006. Siobhán Hapaska’s Untitled (Intifada), an installation shown at Rotterdam’s Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, does what any good artwork does: sculpt a mental space for consideration and reconsideration of a subject, encouraging discussion. Over the last 20 years, Hapaska has created a large body of thought-provoking forms and symbols with diverse materials. Her works can generate emotions, even through formal juxtapositions alone.
Hapaska has had solo exhibitions at Magasin 3 in Stockholm (2013); the Barbican Art Centre (2010), Camden Arts Centre (2007), and the ICA in London (1995–96); Ormeau Baths Gallery in Belfast (2010); and the Sezon Museum of Art in Tokyo (1999). In 1998, she won the Irish Museum of Modern Art/Glen Dimplex Artists Award, and she represented Ireland at the 49th Venice Biennale in 2001. Hapaska, who was born in Belfast, currently lives and works in London.

Robert Preece: Regarding Untitled (Intifada), you have said, “Uprising, rebellion or resistance, this is my intention for the spirit of this installation. I don’t necessarily mean this in an obvious political sense, more a shaking off of that which limits a better future.” ...see the entire article in the print version of December's Sculpture magazine.

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No one won, 2006. Buffalo skull, coyote pelt, horn, and cotton, 48 x 32 x 15 in.

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