Lisa Freeman is an artist working across performance, video and installation. Drawing from self help books,
archival material, local knowledge and mainstream media, Freeman’s projects explore language and how meaning
and interpretation can shift when placed in different contexts. 



b. 1991, Ireland


2015    BA Fine Art (1.1), Crawford College of Art and Design, Ireland

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions & Performances 

2019  Green Skies, A Double Rhythm, site specific performance, The Curragh, Kildare

2017    Become What You Rehearse, Performance Nights at Studio 6, Curated
by Roisin Bohan, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin

2015    All Our Future Conversations, with Gemma Fitzpatrick, 126 Gallery, Galway


2018    The Talk That Talks, The Lives of Artists Winter Seminar, RHA, Dublin

2018    The Talk That Talks, More Mutable Clouds, Prenzlauer Kunst, Berlin

2018    Self Defeating Zone, PLATFORM, Draoicht, Dublin, curated Sharon Murphy

2017     Irruption of NothingnessGlitch Festival, Rua Red Gallery, Dublin

2017     Cowards, with Amanda Coogan, Live Collision, Project Arts Centre, Dublin

2016     Dolphins Against Patriarchy, Livestock, The Complex, Dublin

2016     Become What You Rehearse, BARIM, Gwangju, South Korea

2015     Sacred Space, Dublin Live Art Festival, DIT Grangegorman, Dublin

2015    You Told Me To Wash And Clean My Ears, with Amanda Coogan, RHA, Dublin

2015    LEVEL, MART Gallery, Dublin, curated by Roisin Bohan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018    TBC TV, Somerset House, London

2018    Solas Nua, Dupont Underground, Washington, USA

2016    Homeland, Damer House Gallery, Tipperary

2015    Royal Ulster Academy, Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

2015    Culture Night, Film Screening, The National Gallery, Dublin

2015    Saw Dust, MART Project Space, Dublin

2015    Galway Fringe Festival, Victoria Place, Eyre Square, Galway

2015     We Do Not Leave Pyramids, BA Degree Show, CCAD, Cork

2015     PEEP, Hive Gallery, 25 Michael St, Waterford   

2014     Sonic Vigil 8, National Sculpture Factory and The Guesthouse, Cork


2019    Kildare County Council & Creative Ireland, Funding award

2017    Kildare County Council Ireland, Arts Act Grant

2016    Arts Council of England, Artist’s International Development Fund

2016    Kildare County Council Ireland, Arts Act Grant


2017      Ireland, Rua Red Art Centre, May, Dublin

2016      South Korea, BARIM, August & September, Gwangju

2016      Italy, International Performance Association, May-June, Venice



2019    District Magazine Guide, April Issue, Interview with Sheena Barrett

2019    Visual Artists’ News Sheet Ireland, artist feature, The Talk That Talks

2018    In: Action Ireland, response to Self Defeating Zone by Sara Muthi

2017    In: Action Ireland, response to Become What You Rehearse by Sara Muthi

2017    BARIM, Archive Publication edited by Min Hyuang-Kang     

2016    I’ll Sing You A Song, Amanda Coogan & RHA Gallery ed Oonagh Young      

2015    All Our Future Conversations, exhibition essay 126 Gallery, by Gino Querini

2015    Performance Art in Ireland: A History, ed Aine Phillips, Published by LADA

Teaching / Speaking Engagements 

Teaching Collaborative Language-Making workshop, Young Art Writers Programme, RHA Gallery, Dublin, 2019

Teaching Collaborative Language-Making workshop, The LAB, Dublin, 2019

Invited speaker - Performance Art Seminar, MART Gallery, Dublin, June 2016




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