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Artists Spend Two Months at the Mattress Factory to Create Works

PITTSBURGH, PA.- The Mattress Factory opened “Nothing is Impossible”, an exhibition with new and context specific work by artists Karl Burke, Rhona Byrne, Brian Griffiths, Bea McMahon and Dennis McNulty. Based in Dublin and London, each of the artists has been invited to spend a period of two months in Pittsburgh to develop work for this project. “Nothing is Impossible” is the first in a series of exhibitions and performances Mark Garry and Georgina Jackson will produce during their two-year curatorial residency with the museum. The exhibition will run through August 8, 2010. If we can believe that nothing is impossible and that anything can happen, how would we live differently? What could we envision? Where could we be? What implications are there if we banish contemporary