for the artists at Bridge St, on their anniversary

The slow, silver heartbreak of another day,
Tarnished reflections in the grey.
Gossamer webs of autumn
spun across branches of our lives,
reflect motes that gather
urgent hints
at hidden things, entwining strings
which disappear in an unexpected gleaming,
revealing new silver dew drops,
as the sun reveals the tendrils
of morning — a new day.

by Barbara Smith

An exhibition to celebrate 25 years of Bridge Street Studios in association with An Tain Arts Centre

The exhibition is now finished however it still can be viewed here on our website.
The “Silver” Exhibition is in collaboration with award-winning poet Barbara Smith who is based in Dundalk. Barbara has published two collections of her work, with her new book ‘Anne Askew on the Kafka Machine’ out soon. Bridge Street Studios have commissioned Barbara to compose a poem solely for this one-off exhibition. The artists have created and interpreted their artworks in response to this poem.

View and Purchase work by the artists below.

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