Liam Gillick and Philippe Parreno

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This unique edition by English artist Liam Gillick and Philiipe Parreno was created on the occasion of the exhibition .all hawaii eNtrées / luNar reGGae, at IMMA on 2006. The title is a collaborative work by Parreno and Gillick is an anagram of the Irish and English words that make up the name of the gallery the exhibition was held in, 'New Galleries / Galleraithe Nua.' Each individual letter is to be positioned individually


Born inEngland in 1964, Liam Gillick graduated with a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College, University of London in 1987. Gillick has been exhibiting internationally since the beginning of the 1990s. He was short-listed for the Turner Prize in 2002 and has had solo exhibitions, amongst others, at The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 2002; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2003; Baltimore Museum of Art, USA, 2005; Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2005 and Venice Biennale, German Pavilion, 2009. In 2009 IMMA exhibited Gillick’s installation work, Literally Based on H.Z., 2006, which was acquired for the IMMA Collection in 2007.

Born in Oran, Algeria, in 1964, Philippe Parreno lives and works in Paris. Solo exhibitions include Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 2002; Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu, 2003; Kunstverein München, Munich, 2004; Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, 2008. In 2009 IMMA will present an overview of Parreno’s work, an international collaboration between Kunsthalle Zürich; Centre Pompidou, Paris, and Bard College, New York. Parreno’s film work The Boy from Mars, 2003, was purchased for the IMMA Collection in 2007.

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.all Hawaii eNtrées/luNar reGGae

This publication, which curator Philippe Parreno considers of equal importance to the exhibition, taps into the theme of optics, with recalibrated images and blurred print contributing to the overall feeling of fluidity. In addition to an essay by co-curator Rachael Thomas, the book also contains texts by the Canadian science fiction writer Cory Doctorow, the artist Liam Gillick, the British comics writer Grant Morrison, the Dutch social scientist Hans Pruijt and the American science fiction writer Kurt Vonnegut


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Nail Sewer Legs, 2006

  • Laser cut Comocell 3D lettering
  • Dimensions: Various
  • Signed and numbered by artist
  • Edition of 25
  • Printed by Silverstone Design Ltd, Dublin

  • €750 full price
  • €675 IMMA members price