Saidhbhín Gibson
Still from 'Perpetual Glow'   |  11min 52sec  |  Colour digital video with sound  |  2023

'Artworks 2023'  VISUAL Carlow

Work featured in the 'The Space Between' International lace exhibition, Headford, Co. Galway, October 2020.

Arid.Pillowed.Life (nos. 1 - 5), 2018, comprises of five needlepoint lace cotton appendages made to temporarily
conceal cavities and scars on the pads of the Prickly Pear cactus plant. This site specific and performative
action took place in Arizona.

Saidhbhín Gibson 40 Assorted Dressings for the Prickly Pear

Cotton, brass pins  |  65cm x 80cm  |  2020
'Connected' Kilkenny Sculpture Trail, 2020

40 Assorted Dressings for the Prickly Pear comprises of forty needlepoint lace pieces incorporating twenty different lace stitches. The work responds to interconnectedness, ecology and tending to the planet in a caring approach. 

This piece presents a notional scenario whereby dressings have been specially made for injured parts of a plant; akin to buying a packet of 40 assorted plasters for cuts and bruises. The work is part of an ongoing exploration into the framing of the non-human world for and by contemporary society. Humans would take more urgent action if humans were at the edge of extinction.

Saidhbhín Gibson Ruff for Collars (nos.1 - 5)
2017  |  Cotton, oak  |  24cm x 20cm x 5cm

2017 RDS Craft Awards Exhibition - Eleanor de la Branchardière Award

Saidhbhín Gibson As little as possible and as much as necessary (1 - 10)
2014  |  Cotton, Holly leaves  |  25cm x 25cm x 3cm

'The Cabinet of Wonders No.2' Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, 2016
'Interlace' National Design & Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, 2014

Saidhbhín Gibson As little as possible and as much as necessary (17-27)
2014  |  Cotton, Holly leaves   |  Size variable

2014 RDS Craft Awards Exhibition - DCCofI Award

Saidhbhín Gibson Don't stop til you get to the end
2013  |  Bedrock (Co. Carlow), cotton  |  21cm x 21cm x 9cm