Basic Space is delighted to present Cecilia Bullo for their January BASIC TALK.
Cecilia Bullo is a visual artist working primarily in sculpture and installation. She holds a BA from the Brera Fine Art Academy, Milan and an MFA from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.
Through autobiographical narratives and aspects from the life of French writer Antonin Artaud, to the core of her practice is an ongoing investigation of ritualistic processes, sacred spaces, talismans and the psycho-therapeutic effects they may hold.
Recent projects include Biomedia: Illness, Art and Medicine, Museum of Contemporary Art Querétaro, Mexico (2019), The Question of Feeling at Home, PS2, Belfast (2019), Ex-Voto the Body + Institution, Galway Arts Centre (2018), Cast, Luan Gallery, Athlone (2018), Transgender, Gender & Psychoanalysis, Draper Hall, London (2017). Recent awards include DLR COCO Professional Development Scheme Grant (2019), Culture Ireland Grant (2019) and FSAS Residential Studios Award (2019/20).
Image – Cheonggukjang Dead Body Soup Vessel I-IV – detail (Vessel III), 2013
BASIC TALKS is a series of talks with leading contemporary practitioners, taking place at The Hugh Lane on the second Friday of every month. Curated by Basic Space in partnership with The Hugh Lane, BASIC TALKS is a platform for lectures, workshops, presentations, and performances. Speakers include artists, curators, writers, and critics who will generate discourse on producing, framing and exhibiting art. BASIC TALKS is a collaboration between Basic Space and The Hugh Lane, exploring alternatives in the dissemination of contemporary art and its discourses.