Last August I went to see the Tall Ships Festival and saw ‘Paper Quays’ exhibition (a Cut Paper Installation of the City Quays) on display in the CHQ Building in Dublin.
Dublin-based animator and illustrator Maeve Clancy was commissioned to create it as part of the Tall Ships festival 2012. The ‘Paper Quays’ was a stunning 25 metre long cut-paper installation depicting Dublin’s quayside from the Four Courts to the Customs House. Viewers were able to walk around the piece and look through it at various viewpoints to see the amazing architecture and fine details up close, the shadows that the work cast were also beautiful.
Here are some photos that I took. As you can see the work is both visually detailed and delicate.
Her work is truely amazing, for more information on her, check out her website here. After seeing this exhibition, I thought it would be a really cool project to try with an art class. If anyone has ever tried a project similar to this in the classroom, feel free to feel free to leave a comment, thanks, Ruth 😎