The Bastardstown Blogger

Bastardstown, located in ‘sunny’ southeast Ireland, County Wexford (N 52° 11’ 15’’ W 6° 32 36”) is a real place, or rather village, or rather townsland. At the same time, it’s a fictive notion, a concept that figures in the work of Orla Barry, now as well as in previous work (Stoney Scrabble at Bastardstown, 2000-2006 and Foundlings, 2000). Barry uses her own writings as a source, in a work that reflects the word/image relationship

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