Orla Whelan

Visual Artist

A Falling of the Bright – Facebook Commission

A Falling of the Bright is a permanent site specific painting commissioned by curator Linda Shevlin as part of the Facebook Artist in residence programme, 2019. The piece consists of over 400 hand painted bespoke plywood wedges. It measures approximately 10 meters by 2.5 metres by 20cm. It is installed on an elevated wall in the lobby of Facebook Offices in Grand Canal Dock in Dublin.

Detail of A Falling of the Bright in studio
Close up detail of A Falling of the Bright, in studio
A Falling of the Bright, Facebook Offices, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin. Photo by Louis Haugh