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At The Gates of Silent Memory | Reading Group

Reading Group At The Gates of Silent Memory posted: Mar 01

Luan Gallery invites you to join our online and in-person reading groups as part of the public programming for Clare Langan’s exhibition At The Gates of Silent Memory

Join us in these reading groups, led by Leah Moloney, to discuss selected works of fiction and poetry, and their relevance to the themes of climate change and speculative fiction present throughout Clare Langan’s exhibition At The Gates of Silent Memory.


  • 11th March, 12 – 2pm, Luan Gallery
  • 25th March, 12-2pm, Online 
  • 15th April, 12-2pm, Luan Gallery

To register for any of the reading group dates, and to receive the selected texts, please email


Athlone native Leah Moloney is the founder and creative director of Between Two Books, the official book club of Florence and the Machine. She has appeared at festivals including Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas, FORM Arcosanti in Arizona and BST Hyde Park. She has interviewed authors such as Nadya Tolokonnikova, Yrsa Daley-Ward and Eimear McBride. Leah enjoys connecting literature to other forms of art. Most recently she has been curating recommendations drawn from the themes of ‘Dance Fever’, Florence and the Machine’s latest album.


At The Gates of Silent Memory by Clare Langan, curated by Eamonn Maxwell, is open to the public at Luan Gallery until 20 April 2023.

Free Admission Tues-Sat 11-5pm | Sun 12-5pm.

The exhibition and accompanying programme is supported by The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

Photo credit: Clare Langan, Spring Hotel, Logbooks, 2007. Image courtesy of the artist.

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