Graduate Residency Susan Walsh

Susan Walsh (IADT)

A Biography of Light, sound and visual installation.

A Biography of Light, installation view.

Susan Walsh (b. Dublin, 1977) is an emerging artist currently living in Dublin. She has just graduated from Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology (IADT) with First Class Honours in Visual Arts Practice. She mainly works with installation using media such as sound and video.

Recent events and group exhibitions include, IADT graduation show, Amuse-Bouche, a one day seminar event held on the IADT campus, Space Invasion, a group show, IADT campus, From Context to Exhibition, (in collaboration with Elizabeth Doogan and Coolmine Therapeutic Lodge Blanchardstown, The Lab, Foley St, D.1 and Exit, Pursued by a Bear, Broadstone Gallery, Dublin. She has worked collaboratively both with another artist and in a community setting.

Her work is in the exploration, use and combination of science, psychology and modern culture, where she creates an interactive psychological space with the aim of creating a physiological response in the viewer.


Ormond Studios welcomes Susan Walsh.

Ormond Studios welcomes Susan Walsh, the final recipient of our Graduate Programme 2010. Susans residency will culminate in a solo show on the 19th of May.

Here are some images of Susans’ work.

Ormond Studios is pleased to present Susan Walsh as part of the Ormond Studios Graduate Programme, a platform for graduate artists to develop their practice and explore the ideas surrounding it. The selected artists from IADT, NCAD, DIT and Crawford participate in a month long residency which culminates in a solo show at Ormond Studios.


A solo exhibition of work by Susan Walsh. Opens 6pm, Thursday 19 May, continues 12 – 5pm, 20, 21 & 22 May.

A Progression of Light: the beginnings of several future series is the first solo show by Susan Walsh, a multi-disciplinary artist based in Dublin. The exhibition comprises of her installation, A Biography of Light adapted for this exhibition and several 2D works inspired and informed by the original piece. This work is an exploration of the spectrum utilising insights from science, psychology and various philosophies. Walsh has created a video installation that attempts to generate a physiological displacement in the viewer, whereas in her 2D work the effect is intentionally more subtle.

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