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Lectures@SAUL: Michael Warren

The School of Architecture University of Limerick continues its lecture@SAUL series with the sculptor Michael Warren on Wednesday 28th March at 6pm in the Architecture Studio Room CG-042.

Michael Warren, Sculptor, was born 1950 in Gorey Co. Wexford where he now works and lives with his family and children. He studied in Bath Academy of Art, TrinityCollege Dublin and Academy di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan. His works include Salmon Fall, University of Limerick, Timber Construction for Plano, Farnsworth House, Plano, Illinois, Go deo, homage to Samuel Beckett, Trinity College, Dublin and more recently M-7 23, homage to Eileen Gray II, Department of Environment, Wexford. He was elected a member of Aosdana in 1981. Michael will talk about the process of his work to SAUL.

‘My sculpture, like Chinese script, reads downwards:
limit is imposed by space;
space has weight.
Void is emptiness filled with space,
sculpture,
the ratio of space to matter –
the awareness of limit’.