Christina Reihill

Glad I Did It -

Christina Reihill’s work addresses deep dilemmas inherent in the human condition and, through poetry, she narrates the journey to know love. Christina achieves this with words and language in various mediums to provide an immediate, immersive experience. “As a poet, I see in three dimensions, feeling thoughts and thinking feelings and view my role as […]

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WIT’S END - 2017

Wit’s End' is the latest installation by artist Christina Reihill, which explores the nature, questions, and desires of soul, through the life, work and death of the celebrated American writer Dorothy Parker (March 14- 18, Smock Alley and opened by Patrick Murphy, RHA).



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WALLWALKS - 2015

WallWalks is the latest urban project for the studio and is providing a springboard for a series of products based on the work. Here, carefully chosen words or phrases blaze in large, white letters on wild, damson canvasses. Phase One shows the words HELLO, CONNECT, BELIEVE, CREATE, EMBRACE, BE YOU, HURT and LOVE link Dublin’s Dart line. On-line conversations remind travellers that they need never be alone.

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THE PRESENT - 2013

The Present at the Crypt in Monkstown was another interactive installation. Here visitors were invited to take their own journey through its “container of soul” through a series of choices.

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DRUIDS - 2011

The Druids performance at IMMA celebrated the launch of the 2nd Edition of the SoulBurgers poetry collection. Sponsored by the Rutland Centre, an evening of theatre with poetry, music and song was hosted in the atmospheric surroundings of the grounds and in the church at IMMA (the Irish Museum Of Modern Art).

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URBAN ART 1 (BLACKROCK BATHS) - 2011

SoulBurgers Urban Art Projects take us to urban landscapes. Works include poetry on derelict buildings and neglected sites. Christina’s poem ‘Compulsion’ gained strong media attention when it appeared on the walls of the abandoned tea rooms at Killiney beach.

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POP UP POETRY SHOP - 2011

The first of its kind in the world, this SoulBurgers installation, interpreting the book, opened its doors on Blackrock’s main street in spring 2011. As an interactive installation, reminding visitors of the nature of soul, it drew the public to the space via evocative window displays and music playing around the clock.

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LISTEN - 2010

Listen was a 70-minute theatre production performed at The Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire in 2010 and companioned the first edition of the book. The actress Charlotte Bradley played the role of the poet looking for her soul.

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THE BOOK - 2010

In the first part of SoulBurgers, ‘The Sleep’, her pilgrim’s poet admits defeat in her narcissistic indulgences as she recognises that she is starved of warmth and fulfilment, and turned to false comforts.

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