Approved: 24.02.2012

Christine Mackey

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Approved: 24.02.2012

Christine Mackey employs diverse disciplines, subject matter and tactics in devising works that can generate different kinds of knowledge of place - their hidden histories and ecological formations. Using diverse graphic sources and quasi-scientific methods, her work explores the interactive potential of art as a research and pedagogical tool; its capacity for social and environmental change and as

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    Christine Mackey employs diverse disciplines, subject matter and tactics in devising works that can generate different kinds of knowledge of place - their hidden histories and ecological formations. Using diverse graphic sources and quasi-scientific methods, her work explores the interactive potential of art as a research and pedagogical tool; its capacity for social and environmental change and as a way of organizing diverse knowledge systems for a ‘social’ model of practice coupled with diverse publics.

    CV & Education

    Solo exhibitions 2013 - Seed Matter, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland 2012 - SEED MATTERS Part II 'Living Fields', Leitrim Sculpture Center, Ireland 2011 - Seed Matters and 'other' stories, The Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland 2009 - Intimate Formations, Drawing Spaces, Lisbon, Portugal 2009 - It’s not what I have started…, Studio Golo Brdo, Croatia, Croatia 2008 - RIVERwork(s), The Sligo Art Gallery, Ireland 2006 - Points of Departure, The Context Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland 2006 - Tidings – from here to there, The Lab Gallery, Dublin Group exhibitions 2012 - TULCA, TULCA, Galway, Ireland, Galway, Ireland http://www.tulca.ie/ Public commissions 2012 - A Year in the Field www.ayearinthefield.com, Fingal County Council, Dublin, Ireland Competitions, prizes and awards 2012 - Visual Bursary Award, The Arts Council, Ireland 2011 - Research Award, Leitrim County Council, Ireland 2010 - International Travel Bursary, University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland 2010 - Travel and Training Award, The Arts Council, Ireland 2010 - Visual Bursary Award, The Arts Council, Ireland