The MAC shares the first poetic response to Peter Liversidge’s exhibition, Sign Paintings for Belfast, by local poet Matthew Rice titled, The Eventful Truth.
Over the coming weeks, we’ll share four commissioned works performed in the MAC’s Upper Gallery surrounded by Peter Liversidge powerful and emotive exhibition.
Matthew Rice was born in Belfast. Poems have appeared in Poetry Ireland Review, The Dark Horse, The Tangerine, and in the anthology, Hold Open the Door: The Ireland Chair of Poetry Commemorative Anthology (UCD Press). He was awarded runner-up for the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2017 and was selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series the same year. He is studying on the MA in Poetry at The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University, Belfast. His debut collection of poetry is due in April 2021, with Summer Palace Press.
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