Jessica Kelly & Elisabeth Van Dam – LOVEDOLL

  A collaboration between dancer, sculptor, philosopher Elisabeth Van Dam and visual artist Jessica Kelly, who defines her video work simply as “moving images”, LOVEDOLL arose from the expressive figures of Van Dam’s autobiographical neon drawings. As the eponymous LOVEDOLL, she appears as a latter-day Faustian “Gretchen” singing her mad love for her madness makingContinue reading “Jessica Kelly & Elisabeth Van Dam – LOVEDOLL”

Ormond Studios Announce Residency Opportunity For 2015 Graduates.

Ormond Studios is delighted to announce a residency opportunity for a 2015 graduate. The selected graduate will receive the use of a studio space from the 23rd of September to the 21st of October culminating with a solo exhibition at the end of the residency. In addition they will have peer support from studio members,Continue reading “Ormond Studios Announce Residency Opportunity For 2015 Graduates.”

New members for Ormond Studios

Ormond Studios is delighted to be welcoming two new members – Steven Maybury and Eoin O’Dowd. Steven Maybury is a Dublin based artist who’s practice investigates the temporality of material. His focus is on our relationship with the temporary as a way to reflect upon the beauty and the energy rooted in the rhythms andContinue reading “New members for Ormond Studios”

Helen Mac Mahon – ‘Profero’, Draíocht Theatre

Ormond member Helen Mac Mahons beautiful solo show ‘Profero’ will run in Draíocht from 8th May until 11th July. Review of the show http://www.draiocht.ie/blog/entry/des_kenny_reviews_helen_macmahon_profero The work in Profero is the result of a fascination with the phenomena of light, movement, perception and space. They are the result of observation and they function to reveal the artificialContinue reading “Helen Mac Mahon – ‘Profero’, Draíocht Theatre”

Jessica Kelly at the Corp-Real Symposium, Galway.

Jessica Kelly will present a paper at the Corp_Real Symposium, as part of Galway Dance Days 2015. ‘Occupation, Resistance and the Land of the Transhorizon’ will be shared at ‘The Conflict of Practice’ panel on Friday 27th of March. Corp_Real: http://ciotog.ie/index.php/2014-01-27-18-55-43/symposium Galway Dance Days: http://ciotog.ie/index.php/35-homepage/53-galway-dance-artist-in-residence-rionach-ni-neill-presents

Rachel Marum ‘WET’, Hive Emerging Gallery

Ormond artist Rachel Marum will be exhibiting work in Waterford as part of Hive Emerging Gallery’s group exhibition ‘Wet’. The show opens on Thursday the 19th of March and will run until the 2nd of April. You can find out more about the show via their facebook event page- https://www.facebook.com/events/285220334935591/ http://www.hiveemerging.com

Martina Galvin with St Laurence O’Toole CBS & Senior GIrls School – Barges, Canals & Gardens

A project that Ormond artist Martina Galvin was involved in is to be featured on News2day.rte, at 4.25pm on the 9th March. Martina worked with St Lawrence O’Toole’s CBS and St Lawrence O’Toole’s Senior Girls School on a series of barge sculptures. They will be exhibited as part of ‘Plants and Soil in our CityContinue reading “Martina Galvin with St Laurence O’Toole CBS & Senior GIrls School – Barges, Canals & Gardens”

Avril Corroon nominated for Plastik Award

Our favourite Nike Air clad graduate residency 2014 winner Avril Corroon has been shortlisted for the Plastik award for artists working with the moving image. She was nominated for the piece she created during her residency with Ormond last year, ‘JUST DO IT’. It will be screened along with the other selected works in theContinue reading “Avril Corroon nominated for Plastik Award”

Helen Mac Mahon – ILLUSION, Discovery Place, Carolina

Ormond member Helen Mac Mahon will have work in ‘ILLUSION’, the Science Gallery’s touring exhibition that opens in Discovery Place, Charlotte, Carolina tomorrow. ‘ILLUSION is a perception-shattering insight into the human mind, playfully combining the techniques used by magicians and explored by psychologists. ILLUSION shows that what we perceive is often radically different from theContinue reading “Helen Mac Mahon – ILLUSION, Discovery Place, Carolina”