Artist Event | ‘Bare Bones’ a performance by Pauline Cummins – Kilkenny Arts Festival

Artist Event | 'Bare Bones' a performance by Pauline Cummins - Kilkenny Arts Festival


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Medieval Room, Kilkenny Castle
The Parade, Collegepark, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

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Kilkenny Arts Office is proud to present ‘Bare Bones’ by one of Ireland’s leading performance artists Pauline Cummins. ‘Bare Bones’ will be held in the Medieval Room of Kilkenny Castle on the 11th of August from 6 – 7pm. ‘Bare Bones’ is a site specific  fine art performance dealing with Irish society’s hidden past.

Discover more about Cummin’s work by visiting her website at

Artist Bio

Pauline Cummins’ performance and video work examines the human condition from a feminist perspective. Research driven themes of the political body, activism, human rights and gender are often explored in the artists practice. Cummins likes to collaborate with artists and communities in public sites and situations; including within prisons as a visiting artist and was the founding chairperson of the Women’s Artist Action Group, (WAAG). Cummins lectured at the National College of Art and Design from 1994 – 2014. Her work is in both national and international collections including The Irish Museum of Modern Art and the National Maternity Hospital. Commissions include the Newgrange Interpretive Centre, New St. Park (Dublin) and the National Maternity Hospital.

There is no ticket or registration required for this event.

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