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Translating Linen Exhibition at R-Space Gallery

32 Castle Street, Lisburn, Co Antrim, BT27 4XE
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Preview: Saturday 25 September 2021 at 2pm - all welcome!

This piece was the soundtrack to a short film overlaid with the sights and sounds of Northern Ireland’s Linen Mills, and an artistic response by artist Robert Peters.

This exhibition will showcase the various aspects of the existing work and also premiere new collaborative work by Artist Robert Peters. and Dr. O’Kane.

Translating Linen was funded by Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Arts & Business NI, and received a Highly Commended Award in the A&B NI Awards 2021.

R-Space Gallery is open to the public and Covid-19 restrictions apply. An online preview will also be available on our website and social media channels.

‘Translating Linen’ runs from 25 September - 22 October 2021 at R-Space Gallery (32 Castle Street, Lisburn) and online via R-Space social media channels and

About The Artists

Robert Peters has over 30 years experience of working in the visual arts sector as an exhibiting artist, curator, arts facility manager and educator. He uses traditional and innovative techniques to support creativity, wellbeing, education and community development.

Dr. Anthony O’Kane is a freelance Scientific Consultant specialising in the delivery of innovative and application focused solutions to generate and isolate fit-for-purpose therapeutic antibodies. Dr. O’Kane is an expert in developing new platforms and technologies and also an accomplished musician and composer.


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Season (25 Sept 2021 - 22 Oct 2021)

* Preview: 25 September at 2pm

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