Thursday 3 August at 2.30pm
Panel Discussion with Artist in Residence Sophie Gough, summer artist in residence at Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre will be hosting a panel discussion as part of Skibbereen Arts Festival. This event aims to explore themes and ideas associated with notions of site-specificity, addressing contemporary artistic, curatorial and experiential practices across various art and design mediums, Gough has invited professionals specialised in the areas of architecture, art, cultural curation, music and photography to open up a dialogue in which issues surrounding site-specific making, curating and experiencing of art forms are explored. The free event is open to all and you are welcome to join with the panel to engage in the conversation examining such aspects of contemporary art and design.
Sophie Gough is a sculptor and installation artist. Since graduating from Limerick School of Art and Design with a first class honours BA in Sculpture and Combined Media in June 2016 she has completed residencies with the National Sculpture Factory, Cork and Sample Studios, Cork. She has exhibited in group shows with TACTIC, cork and the 126 Gallery, Galway in addition to only recently her debut solo show in April with TACTIC, Cork.
Presently, she lives and works in Skibbereen. After completing this summer residency at Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre she will she will be showing in Berlin this august as part of the group show Transitions, curated by Sheena Malone.
A studio-based exhibition of her work made while on residency at Uillinn will run simultaneously with this event.