Nest Egg – Kieran Gaya

















Nest Egg, March 2021



Silver Birch Bark (Betula Pendula), Cotton String, Latex, Glue



The nest is the external womb. God is its architect, and is present as knitter, incubator, and nurturer. This nest is also a tomb but from death comes forth the miracle of new life. Conception, Incarnation, Death, Resurrection, Redemption, Flight.



Kieran Gaya is pursuing a doctorate in Art History at UCD. He researches the steeping of religious imagery into the design of capital cities to shape national identities. Kieran spent his formative years in Asia, Africa, North America, and Europe. This diversity of contexts seasons his intellectual and creative output.