Kitty Dear Dear Kitty is a temporary site-specific installation responding to the specific history of The Red House aka Michael Collins House in Cathal Brugha Barracks where the artist is Artist in Residence since 2016. Working from a cache of over 250 love letters (1919 – 1922) exchanged between Michael Collins and his then fiancée Kitty Kiernan right up until his untimely assassination. New connections are forged and explored by the artist focusing on the subtle meanings of this relationship from Kitty’s female perspective. She explores her loneliness and social status after the tragedy, a voice we don’t often hear in this context, by using a range of media including: archival film, neon wire light, fabric and drawing the artist presents here the first stage of a larger project being developed for 2020.