Digital Arts Studios Belfast, Northern Ireland

Emma Brennan

N. Ireland

Artist Intro

Emma Brennan is an interdisciplinary artist who works predominantly in performative practices to include multi-media installation, moving image and collaborative processes. Based between Belfast and Dublin she is a former Co-Director and Chairperson at Catalyst Arts Belfast and a current studio member of PS2 Studios Belfast. She was chosen as one of the BBeyond performance collective’s new commissioned artists of 2021 and remains an active member of the collective. She has performed as part of the multiple exhibitions and festivals locally and internationally including the Belfast International Festival of Performance Art (BIFPA), the Live Art Biennial, FIX21, as part of Black Kit Performance Archive in Cologne, Livestock Dublin, Dublin live art festival, on residency at Live Art Ireland and more. In December 2021, Brennan performed in collaboration with singer Meabh Muir to ring in the solstice as part of Array Collective’s Turner Prize winning exhibition The Druthaibs Ball. Recent projects include a solo show GIRLÍN at PS2 gallery space, February 2023, exhibiting work as part of Alice Maher’s show Vox Hybrida at the Golden Thread Gallery in February 2023, on residency at Haihatus in Joutsa, Finland in March 2023. Upcoming shows include Mag Mell a banner and performance as part of the Cavan Arts Festival as invited by Array Collective in May 2023 and the launch of the publication Sam’s Eden at MAC Belfast, May 2023.

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