Archive for October, 2011

Paper Tales Exhibition

October 2, 2011

Work in Progress and finished work shots from Paper Tales exhibition, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo.

Giant pop-up books, projected animation, cut paper scenes and comics combine to illustrate stories that were written by Castlebar schoolchildren in the 1930s – how they lived, worked and played, the local myths and legends.
Opened September 30th, runs until October 31st

Black Cut Paper wall pieces, Characters from Folk Tales-


Hand painted Fairy Tale book, an original story inspired by the Folk Tales-


Large Cut paper piece with animated Fairy exploring locations from the Story Book-

Shadow cast on back wall by projection through Cut Paper piece-

Pop Up Books under construction and completed in exhibition-


Comic Strip detailing traditions and everyday life, running from entrance stairwell up to main exhibition space-

Original Content © National Folklore Archive, UCD, Dublin, Ireland
ArtWork and Storybook © Maeve Clancy 2011