Posts Tagged ‘eilis murphy’

Uncommon Land

May 28, 2012

Uncommon Land is an urban intervention project which explores how public space is used and controlled and in particular, how pseudo-public space is regulated. Ownership and control of public spaces and public services are gradually being transferred to private corporations. Often this transfer of power alters how the public perceives and uses the city, especially these […]

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May 3, 2012

Education 2012 Arts, Development and Participation HETAC Level 8 – Cork Institute of Technology and Mayfield Art Centre, Cork City 2004 Fine Art (Print): First class honours B.A. – National College of Art and Design, Dublin 8 2002 Participatory Arts Placement Programme Certificate – Create: National Development Agency for Collaborative Arts, Dublin e Solo Exhibitions 2007 The Star, Custom House […]

2012 | About, C.V. | Tags: ,


April 3, 2012

Here is a selection of publications about my work: a review by art critic Katherine Waugh for Circa magazine, an article that I wrote for the Visual Artists’ News Sheet and an interview with Luke Clancy commissioned by the CAP Foundation.  

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December 8, 2011

These collages are based around the architecture of capitalism and the nature of public arenas such as the news media and advertising.  In response to the worldwide economic recession, the series was an exploration of architectural structures as icons of economic orthodoxies. The free markct was suddenly thrown into a state of fragility; resulting in […]

2011 | Calling, Collage | Tags: , ,


December 7, 2011

I have been researching disused cinemas throughout Ireland. These once-lavish buildings form part of many main streets around the country, serving as relics of a different age. I am drawn to these very particular architectural forms, which evoke abandoned film sets, standing alone, like wooden cut-out props. These buildings constitute a certain paradox: on the […]

2011 | Collage, Facade | Tags: , , , ,

Star Cinema

November 24, 2011

The Star Cinema in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo formed the subject matter for this body of work. The cinema, which closed in 2002, played a pivotal role in the life of the town, providing decades of entertainment to the local population and consequently becoming the setting of many stories, romances and various minor happenings. Using this […]

2011 | Cinema | Tags: , , , , , ,


November 15, 2011

I am interested in visual representations of the devil and evil throughout history. I am particularly intrigued by woodblock prints produced in Europe during the late Middle Ages and the Reformation. These stark images depict every type of devil imaginable, from the Papist Devil to the Demon of Vanity. I am fascinated by the effect […]

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