Paddy Bloomer

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Derry’s Guildhall Square taken over by Trojan Horse to mark the start of the annual Brian Friel International Festival

A large wooden horse has appeared before Derry’s walls. “What is it?” one woman asks, bemusement in her voice. “A Trojan Horse,” another explains. “(...)

Paddy Bloomer in the Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, with his Personal Deployable Crannog. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Artist and inventor Paddy Bloomer has a genius for transforming seemingly random junk into strange, witty creations – “mechanical curiosities and impr(...)

Spanning divisions: one of number of hitherto uncharted crossings on 'The Map of Connections'

Maps have an air of authority about them: they have always been a way of defining territory, setting out the lie of the land. They chart how things ar(...)