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Feb 24 - Mar 25, 2017
Over the past decade or so Strutton has started each day in the studio by making a small drawing on A4 paper. Like a stretch or limbering up exercise this activity was always meant to be an act of just doing something rather than producing anything. Each drawing was stamped, as a way of defacing or invalidating the image, with the words ANNA LIES. Over the years this habit has become an accidental archive of painting without the burden of it becoming visible. The short video work ANNA LIES compresses hundreds of theses images down to 1/30th of a second to form a constantly shifting visual frame over which a narrator throws accusations of deceit, contradiction and irresponsibility. For the duration of the exhibition a number of the original drawings will be shown as a large scale installation.
As part of this show Strutton will also be screening a number of recent videos, each under 5mins at the RCA Gorvy Lecture theatre on Monday 20th February at 6.30pm.

Feb 16 - Mar 17, 2018
Domo Baal is delighted to host Fiona Finnegan's first solo exhibition in London. Finnegan (*1979) is a painter who graduated with an MFA distinction from Ulster University in 2009 and is currently living and working in Belfast. Finnegan is exhibiting thirteen small scale, intricately worked paintings that explore the topics of the uncanny, folklore and para possibilities, made between 2015 and 2018. She received a BA Hons in Music and Visual Practice in 2001 at the University of Brighton. Group shows include the Creekside Open 2017 at A.P.T Gallery London, selected by Jordan Baseman and the Creekside Open 2017 selected by Alison Wilding; Presently, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, 2014; The Surreal in Irish Art, F.E. Mc William Gallery, Banbridge and The Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland in 2011 and was selected for The Threadneedle Prize Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London in 2010. Her paintings are included in the public collections of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the University of Ulster, Belfast.
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Apr 20 - May 26, 2018
Private view Fri Apr 20 6pm - 8pm
Domo Baal is delighted to present Nicky Hirst’s second solo exhibition in the gallery folllowing on from ‘Nicky Hirst: Real Size’ in 2017.
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