Bog sculptures in Abbeyleix library

Paradzai Havatitye bog wood sculpter.
Abbeyleix library is hosting an exhibition of Irish wooden bog sculptures in various timbers, by Paradzai Havatitye, a Zimbabwean wood sculpter now living in Roscrea and working with bog woods.

Abbeyleix library is hosting an exhibition of Irish wooden bog sculptures in various timbers, by Paradzai Havatitye, a Zimbabwean wood sculpter now living in Roscrea and working with bog woods.

Paradzai’s work displays a combination of Afro-Celtic culture through movement derived from the natural form of the ancient bogwoods he works with.

The sculptures take many different forms such as human, animal and abstract.

The pieces will be on display for the next month, and available to buy.

Abbeyleix library are also currently showing an exhibition of landscape photographs by Paddy Fitzpatrick.

The photographs are on display in the art gallery until October 4.