About the artist:
Mark Redden (born 1979, Dublin, Ireland) lives and works in Barcelona. After graduating in fine art painting and sculpture from Dunlaoghaire Institute of Art and Design (Dublin) and Crawford College of Art and Design (Cork), Redden worked as an apprentice to a boat-builder in Galway and later mastered the art of building currachs – traditional skin-on-frame boats that come from the west coast of Ireland – an art he continues nowadays.
2016: ‘Der Handschuh’, Das Kapital, Berlin.
2016: ‘Temple of the last Arc’, Navasland, Barcelona, Spain.
2015: ‘La Bestia Reinventada’, Museu Maritím de Barcelona, Spain.
2012: ‘The Vagabond goes to the Sea’, Origin gallery, Dublin.
2008: ‘Cave,’ Cibercentro, La Lila, Oviedo, Spain. ‘A Manual on Tidal Arrangements,’ Urban Retreat gallery, Dublin.
2007: ‘What Remains,’ Urban Retreat Gallery, Dublin.
2006: ‘We the Navigators,’ Origin Gallery, Dublin.
2006, 2008, 2011, and 2012: Resident at Cill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Kerry Ireland.
2005: Resident at Mantua Art Project, awarded bursary by Roscommon County Council, Ireland. 2004: Resident at Van Morey Studio, Snug, Tasmania, Australia.
2003: Awarded Eli Lily Acquisition Prize. Selected for RDS Annual Student Awards.