Dorothy Hunter has been awarded the 2014 Digital Art Studios / Visual Artists Ireland Residency. The award comprises a four month residency at at the Digital Arts Studios in Belfast. Hunter will commence her time at DAS in early October.
Hunter’s plans for the residency including working on her ongoing project ‘Deconsecration’ which explores former church buildings in Northern Ireland. Commenting on this project, Hunter has noted “When time has not progressed enough for that labelled ‘past’ to become ‘history’, unawareness is sometimes preferred to the potential of extending something negative.”
Dorothy Hunter (1988 Magherafelt) works predominantly with installation and sculpture. Hunter gained a first class honours in Fine Art from University College Falmouth, (2011). Recent solo exhibitions include Production CCA at CCA, Derry (2013) & Proposal for a Post Cell, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast (2012). Selected group exhibitions include Platform 13, Platform Arts, Belfast (2013); Moments of Inception, QSS Gallery, Belfast (2013). She has also been recipient of a number of awards and residencies including the Outbound residency to Berlin with the Centre for Contemporary
Art, Derry-Londonderry 2013.