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Artists’ get-together and lunchtime talk by Ruth Clinton and Niamh Moriarty

29th Jan 2016

Artists’ get-together and lunchtime talk by Ruth Clinton and Niamh Moriarty Artists’ get-together and lunchtime talk by Ruth Clinton and Niamh Moriarty
Ruth Clinton & Niamh Moriarty_Fog Detector, Amid the Deepening Shades, 2014

 

Artists’ get-together and lunchtime talk by Ruth Clinton and Niamh Moriarty

Friday 29th Jan
Informal get-together 12pm
Talk 1pm

Artists Ruth Clinton and Niamh Moriarty will undertake a residency and exhibition of their work at Sirius Arts Centre in 2016. Their talk will focus on their research practice, and how they embed themselves in the sites and communities in which they work. This will be framed within the context of their year-long residency at Sirius Arts Centre. Recently they were awarded the Arts Council 16 x 16: Next Generation bursary. The 16 x 16: Next Generation bursaries are awarded to innovative young artists, in a special initiative of the Arts Council and the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme, in recognition of the role of artists in the events of 1916.

Clinton and Moriarty use performance, video, sound installation and storytelling, along with a detailed research process to convey visions of transience and resistance. Through mimetic acts of communication and repetition, of resurrection and preservation, they interrogate humanity’s struggle against overwhelming natural forces and ask how we can look beyond our limited perception of endurance.

The pair have been working together since graduating from Fine Art at NCAD in 2010. Recent exhibitions of their work include: Amharc Fhine Gall X - Transhistorial Terrain, joint exhibition with Ella DeBurca, Draíocht, curated by Linda Shevlin, 2015; Foaming at the Mouth 6, visual art spoken word event, Amsterdam, curated by Tracy Hanna & Emer Lynch, 2015; Amid the Deepening Shades, self-initiated group exhibition at the Deer Park Hotel, Howth, 2014, and Wound with a Tear, offsite solo exhibition at Trinity College Dublin in association with The Douglas Hyde Gallery, curated by Michael Hill, 2014.

www.ruthandniamh.info

 

 

This event is part of the This Must be the Place project

 

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