The Irish Museum of Modern Art announced the opening of artist Sam Jury’s All Things Being Equal. The work, from the permanent collection of the museum, runs from July 28th to August 23rd in the Project Spaces. Created in Dublin while Sam Jury was in residency at IMMA All Things Being Equal is a film which explores an intimate event, depicting the repetitive movements of a figure in confinement, beleaguered by water. The work was made from a single shot – filming through one event (the water) to get to another (the moving head), but finding no obvious union. Visually, All Things Being Equal is stripped bare, borrowing from the sparse aesthetic of Samuel Beckett, where naming and style detract from the essential, and negate the potential to manipulate the flow of narrative time. For this purpose, context is without reference, gender unknown and identity removed as the head

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