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Kara Walker @ The Mac


Critically and unapologetically interrogating underlying racial and gender tensions in today’s society, the works of artist Kara Walker will see its first major Irish exhibition at Belfast’s The Mac from January 24 to April 27.

Esteemed for renouncing the sensitivity that tends to shroud the subject, the American artist delves into the myths underyling certain cultural archetypes and the more malevolent underside of how humans act via characters drawn from American popular culture, history and literature.

The exhibition will take place across all three of the Mac’s main galleries.

For more information go to the Mac’s official website here.

Watch an In Conversation video interview with Walker at the Chicago Humanities Festival below.

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