Intimate Insights – A programme of artists talks and workshops taking place at StArt Studios in June, July and August.
Immerse yourself in unique art worlds – professional talks of interest to artists, lecturers, arts officers, curators, gallery owners and journalists. The series is being filmed for release as a documentary.
Carol Anne Connolly
Tuesday 9 August, 10am to 5pm,
Focusing on the last ten years of her art practice, Carol Anne will discuss work she has created in relation to landscape. Her work examines the development of current cultural, civic and social ideas relating to place.
Employing a variety of mediums, strategies and techniques, Carol Anne reimagines or represents ideas pertaining to contemporary landscapes and environments.
Her approach to making work develops into interdisciplinary, socially engaged and collaborative projects, involving diverse communities and individuals, from ghost estate residents, physicists, NGOs, farmers, copyright law academics to skratch musicians.
Thursday 11 August, 10am to 5pm
Linda will introduce her curatorial practice and how she negotiates the terrain of being both an artist and a curator. Linda will speak about recent curatorial projects and residencies, her broader research interests in the production and dissemination of work in rural contexts, the pros and cons of working independently.
In the second section of Linda’s talk she will address issues around how to present your practice to and develop working relationships with curators. With examples of recent funding proposals and applications, Linda will talk through this tricky terrain.
Saturday 20 August, 10am to 5pm
A personal introduction and look at the beginning of his art practice. Stephen will outline his projects and process relating to myth, mystery and poetic truth, including; How To Disappear, A Guide To Here Nor There, The Zone Does Not Exist. This is Not A Workshop – will outline his One Minute Residency & Deeper Into Nothing models, giving examples of where he has used them in his work, and suggesting ways that artists and non-artists may use them too. A presentation about his most recent project – Searching for The White Room.
Tuesday 23 August, 10am to 5pm
Daithi is a sculptor, he will talk about how he mixes the familiar home or building image, with his inner feelings and personal experiences, relating to growing up in rural Ireland.
He will discuss how skills learned as a furniture designer and set designer in the film industry, helped his art practice, including an AV presentation about how he constructs his unique sculpture, surreal objects of character and personal depth.
StArt Studios, Convent Lane, Mohill, Co. Leitrim
T: (071) 96 325 83