Flying Art!

Be sure to click on the links in this post to learn more about the collaborative art project “Concerning the Other”.

Scéalta Ealaíne

Paper airplanes by Eoin Mac Lochlainn

I don’t know what is was about aeroplanes but I always had a thing about them. As a boy, I had model aeroplanes hanging from the ceiling of my bedroom.

So maybe that was the reason, when I received my “Concerning the Other” artwork lately, that I printed it out and folded it into a paper jet plane.

Ah, I could think of some good political reasons for making the planes (see previous post) but you know, sometimes you just go with your gut. So, after briefly admiring its shapely, aerodynamic lines, I decided to launch it out the bedroom window and I watched gleefully as it glided gracefully into the garden next door.

Well, that was the last we saw of that one. It was instantly pounced upon by an unenlightened mongrel of no definable breed and mercilessly shredded before I could utter:  Art! It’s Art!

photo by Eoin Mac Lochlainn of paper planes hanging in the Olivier Cornet Gallery, Dublin The…

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2 Responses to Flying Art!

  1. Can you imagine what a more wonderful world it would be if we fought our wars with paper airplanes????

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