Shadow Ophelia

Having left Ophelia, dressed in white like a bride, as she drowned herself in a bowl of floating blossoms, in the middle of the lush Kensal Green cemetery in May 2018, she was briefly spotted again in Candid Arts Centre on 22nd February 2019. This time she was all in black and she was enclosed... Continue Reading →

Tangible Territory: being animated

In my last post I discussed some of the processes behind the concept of Tangible Territory within Blue Hour immersive installation, part of 36Q within Prague Quadrennial 2019. This next post reflects on what happened once Tangible Territory came to life, animated by human interactions. From the beginning, TT approach has been about openness, process... Continue Reading →

sweet muscle flexing

"Outside and inside are both intimate - they are always ready to be reversed, to exchange their hostility. If there exists a border-line surface between such an inside and outside, this surface is painful on both sides." Gaston Bachelard Sweet Muscle Flexing She is seduced by the promise of sweet pleasure, indulgence of the senses,... Continue Reading →

Film and embodiment: first explorations

Here are some work in progress images and short film clips from the latest explorations of various eating implements, created by artist Nuala Clooney,  Nuala employs materials for their symbolism and relationship to the body and her current practice has focused on tableware and eating implements, subverting them by playing with notions of carnal union,... Continue Reading →

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