In all of my works, I play with the idea that artistic practice is an inherent subversion of material production and productive labour. Through re-use and appropriation of texts and materials, disconnecting images and video from their productive purposes, and increasingly through the use of digital media, I aim to generate new and speculative narratives for my materials. All of these works share a sense of the contingent nature of information; how it is always subject to the influence of chance operations and natural processes of decay and destruction.
CV & Education
Qualifications and training
PhD Fine Art (Practice-based), Northumbria University, Newcastle, 2013-2015
Master of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art, 2010-2012
BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Ulster, 2004-2007
2015- Im Bau (Solo project), Grand Union, Birmingham.
2015- After Hours, Platform Arts, Belfast
2014- Eastend Transmissions, The Pipe Factory, Glasgow
2014- The Ghost in the Machine, Galway Arts Centre, Galway
2014- After Hours, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow
2014- Looking for Work, Regina Rex, New York
2014- MEDIATING LANDSCAPE, Sala Murat, Bari, Italy. Curated by Flip Projects.
2014- Onsite, Temporary Arts Projects (TAP), Southend on Sea
2013- Momentous Times, CCA Derry-Londonderry
2013- Lumiere Screening Programme, Block Projects, Sheffield & Power Lunches, London
2012- Divine Creation, Block-T, Dublin
2012- Don't Leave Me This Way, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2011- Portable Featherweight Museum, Oksasenkatu Gallery, Gallery Rajatile & Catalyst Arts, Helsinki, Tampere & Belfast
2011- Sterile Environment, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
2011- Autonomous Objects, Generator Projects, Dundee (collaboration with Josee Aubin Ouellette)
2011- Commissioned postcard project for Cork Art Trail: National Interest, venues throughout the city, Cork
2010- Mainland, E:vent Gallery, London (collaboration with Fionnuala Doran)
Awards & Residencies
2014- Support for the Individual Artist Award, awarded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland
2014- Connect Exchange residency, awarded by Stills Gallery of Photography, Edinburgh and Northern Film & Media, Gateshead.
2013- Artist in Residence, Britto Arts Trust, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2012- Artist's International Development Fund, awarded by The British Council and The Arts Council of Northern Ireland, in association with CCA Derry-Londonderry
2011- Networking Artists' Networks Go and See bursary