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  • This former hair salon, on Davis Street in Limerick city centre, has been derelict for a number of years.
  • Davis Street is named after Thomas Davis (b. 1818, Ireland; d. 1845), a poet, Irish nationalist and one of the founders of the Young Ireland Movement.
  • This site was one of 19 venues for the 26th edition of EVA in 2002, curated by Apinan Poshyananda (b. 1956, Thailand) and titled Heroes + Holies.
  • At this site Bernie Laherty (b. 1972, Ireland) presented There… (2002), a mixed-media installation made from thermoplastic and a cotton sheet, exploring themes of intimacy and codependency.

Artwork presented at this venue

Bernie Laherty, There..., 2002.