Sigga Björg & Erica Eyres SNIFFER
SIGGA BJÖRG SIGURDARDÓTTIR AND ERICA EYRES
SNIFFER at the Glasgow International
Date: 06 Apr – 21 Apr
Location: Alexandra Parade
“Sniffer was born in June, which means that he is a typical Gemini. His parents abandoned him at an early age, so he spent his youth wandering the streets, aimlessly searching for food and love. All his life, Sniffer has suffered from a severe split personality (which is common amongst the Gemini), and has brought much pain and suffering to his quest for belonging… ”
For Glasgow International, Erica Eyres and Sigga Björg Sigurðardóttir will present an installation that includes collaborative and individual works in painting, sculpture and video. These works will form a narrative around a character “Sniffer” – an absurdist, grotesque version of Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist.
As part of the exhibition, the artists have also created a publication that brings together drawings and texts to offer insights into the tragic life of Sniffer.
The preview will be Saturday, April 5, from 3 – 6 pm. The exhibition will be open April 6 – April 21. Open 10- 5.
***We will also be open Sunday April 6th, 12 – 5.Exhibition hours: Mondays and Tuesdays – Open by appointment Wednesday – Friday 10-5 Saturdays 12-5 Sundays – Closed