Lisa Freeman is a Dublin based visual artist and educator, working across scripted performance, video, drawing and sculptural installation, She is funded by Kildare County Council (2019, 2017, 2016). Recent projects include; director for Green Skies, A Double Rhythm, The Curragh, Kildare, October 2019,  co-curator for Slow Set, Culture Night 2019, The LAB Gallery, She has exhibited and performed in numerous spaces including the RHA Gallery Dublin, Somerset House London, Dupont Underground, Washington USA. Lisa co-directs Pivot Performance Critical Forum, based at the LAB Gallery Dublin, a platform for artists and curators to discuss interdisciplinary performance practices.


Lisa has devised and facilitated collaborative writing workshops for variety of contexts and age groups; Ealain na Nog, Dublin City Council, The Young Art Writers Programme, RHA Gallery Dublin, Dublin Learning City Festival 2019. Lisa has an MA in Art and Research Collaboration (ARC) from IADT and a BA in Fine Art from Crawford College of Art & Design.




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b. 1991, Ireland

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Education

2020 MA Art & Research Collaboration, IADT, Dublin

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



Solo/Two Person Exhibitions & Performances 


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

2017 Become What You Rehearse, You Deserve It, 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



Performances


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

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

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

2017 Irruption of Nothingness, Glitch Festival, Rua Red Gallery, curated by MART, Dublin

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

2016 Dolphins Against Patriarchy, Body Talk, Livestock, The Complex, Dublin

2016 Become What You Rehearse. You Deserve It, BARIM, Gwangju, South Korea

2016 International Performance Association Performance, Forte Marghera, Venice, Italy

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

2015 Surface, Saw Dust, Performance, MART Gallery, Dublin

2015 The Scorpion’s Stone, Experimental Film, Directed by Maximilian Le Cain, Cork

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

2014 Authentic Presence, Performance Caravan, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork                                          



Selected Group Exhibitions


2020 Unassembled, The LAB Gallery, Dublin, curated by Julia Moustacchi

2018 TBC TV, Somerset House and Studios, 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


Awards


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



Residencies


2017   Ireland, Rua Red Art Centre, May, Dublin

2016   South Korea, BARIM, August & September, Gwangju

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

2015   Ireland, MART Project Space, July & August, Dublin



Bibliography/Media


2020   Visual Artists’ News Sheet Ireland, Expanded Sculpture column, by Audrey Walshe

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

2019    Visual Artists’ News Sheet Ireland, RHA Winter Seminar column, by Diana Bamimeke

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 edited by Oonagh Young

2015    All Our Future Conversations, exhibition essay written by Gino Querini

2015    Performance Art in Ireland: A History, Published by Live Art Development Agency, edited by Aine Phillips



Teaching / Speaking Engagements


Teaching Collaborative Language-Making workshop, Ealain na nOg, The LAB, Dublin, 2019

Co-founder of Pivot, a performance critical forum at The LAB Gallery, August 2019-

Co-curator with Astrid Newman for Slow Set, The LAB Gallery, Culture Night, 2019

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

Teaching Collaborative Language-Making workshop, Dublin Learning City Festival, The LAB, Dublin, 2019

Invited speaker, Performance Art Crit, MART Gallery, Dublin, June 2016

                                                                                       




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