Endoskeleton

2014-09-27 CNBKrikSix+
Within the exoskeleton there’s a hand, and within the hand, there’s a heart. Work by Kriksix (Fb) for CNB 2014.
In this spot from last year’s CNB: Kilian Redmonk’s Bluelips
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Ulster Will Fight

2014-08-18 LindsayCovenant+
“It is needful that we knit together as one man, each strengthening the other, and not holding back of counting the cost” – Ulster [Unionist] Council Resolution 1912. The Council met on September 23rd and 471,000 people signed the covenant (figures here) on or around the 28th – Ulster Day – led by Sir Edward Carson.
For another board featuring similar images, see Covenant Of Hearts. In the same row of boards: Anthem For Doomed Youth
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text: will be right we won’t have home rule just under half a million men women september 28, in protest at the home rule bill introduced by the british government in that same year sir edward carson was the first person to sign at belfast city hall londonderry protestant churches craigavon signers were all unionists against the establishment of an irish parliament in dublin own blood to show their faith and dedication to the covenant

The Phantom Queen

2014-09-24 CNBFrizEve+
The Morrígan (the phantom queen or the great queen) is a character from Irish mythology, appearing prominently in the story of Cú Chulainn. She takes various forms – crow, cow, wolf, eel, as shown on the right-hand side of the mural above – in addition to appearing as a young and old woman and as a trio of women. (For more info, consult WP.) This is new work by Friz (Web | Fb | Tw) for Culture Night Belfast 2014.
Previously on ExtrAct by Friz
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The Burning Of Long Kesh

2014-02-27 LongKeshBurning1+
The Maze/Long Kesh was set ablaze by Republican inmates 40 years ago, on the night of October 15th, 1974. Above is a picture by Matt Kelly, who was held in Cage 18. The picture is in the Eileen Hickey Republican Museum on Conway Street.
Previously: The Maze Ablaze (includes background information)| Long Kesh At NightEileen Hickey | You Know Where
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Fill Up On Colour

2014-09-21 CNBConzo+
If it’s good enough to paint with, it’s good enough to drink. Two characters colour themselves by drinking paint through straws (the male is “Taps Aff“?, with little Terror Cheb in the corner) – work by Glasgow artist Conzo Throb (web | Fb) on the shutters of the old Tivoli barbers in Lower Garfield Street for Culture Night Belfast 2014.
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text: CNB