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BIO


Lisa Freeman is an artist and filmmaker. Her films and performances draw into question economic and power structures and explore how intimacy might be employed as a form of resistance.

Recent awards include; Three Year Studio Award, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin (2023-), aemi & SIRIUS Film Commission Award 2023, Project Studio Award, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin (2022-23), Arts Council of Ireland Project Award (2022), Bursary Award (2023, 2022, 2020), Agility Award (2021) and Kildare County Council Artist Grant (2016-23). Her work is held in the collection of the Arts Council of Ireland.

Recent projects include; film screening at Festival ECRÃ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (July 2023), Súitú – aemi’s 2023 touring programme, which screened at WORM Rotterdam, Filmhuis Cavia Amsterdam, Galleri Format Malmo, Filmform Stockholm, The Model Sligo, Irish Film Institute Dublin, South Tipperary Arts Centre Clonmel, Belfast Film Festival and Cork International Film Festival (2022). She had an artist publication launch and film screening of Slipped at Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray (2022) and an online solo presentation on ‘aemi online’ (October 2022 – January 2023). She showed four days of site-specific performances Slipped, Fell and Smacked My Face off the Dance Floor, with Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, (2022) and Brows For Days as part of Unassembled, MA group show, The LAB Gallery Dublin, (2020). She has shown her work in; RHA Gallery Dublin, Somerset House London, Prenzlauer Kunst Kollektiv Berlin and Solas Nua Washington USA. She completed a BA in Fine Art, CCAD, Cork (2015) and a MA in Art & Research Collaboration, IADT, Dublin (2020).



FORTHCOMING   2024


Approx 1 Second of a Sweet Kiss, Solo Exhibition, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin
[Opening 21st March – 19 May]

Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off the Dance Floor, Screendance Film Tour, Salt Lake Film Society,
Utah, USA 

Solo Exhibition, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, title TBC

Approx 1 Second of a Sweet Kiss, Solo Exhibition, SIRIUS, Cork







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CURRENT


Three Year Studio Award, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, 2023

Slipped, Fell..
artist publication stocked at The Library Project, Dublin and Temple Bar Gallery + Studios online shop 

RTÉ Culture, In The Picture: Lisa Freeman's Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off the Dance Floor

Arts Council of Ireland, Bursary Award, 2023



RECENT   2023   

aemi & SIRIUS Film Commission, screening at Cork International Film Festival, November 2023

Hook, Spill, Cry Your Eyes Out
, included in Súitú, aemi’s 2023 Touring Programme.
National and international venues include:

Irish Film Institute, Dublin: 29th June, with filmmakers Q&A
The Model, Sligo: 15th July - 8th September
Black Hole Studio, Roscommon: 26th July
WORM, Rotterdam, The Netherlands: 13th September, with filmmakers Q&A
Filmhuis Cavia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: 15th September, with filmmakers Q&A
Galleri Format, Malmö, Sweden: 4th October, with filmmakers Q&A
Filmform, Stockholm, Sweden: 6th October, with filmmakers Q&A
South Tipperary Arts Centre, Clonmel: 6th October
Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray: 14th October - 2nd December, with filmmakers Q&A
Belfast Film Festival: 11th November

Commissioned text by Ruairí McCann for Súitú, aemi’s 2023 touring programme, aemi.ie

Slipped, Fell.. publication included in Temple Bar Gallery + Studios Book Fair, November 2023

Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off Tte Dance Floor
screening as part of Mermaid Arts Centre, 21st Birthday, Bray, September 2023. Read about it on the Irish Independent.

Artist talk, Film and Photography Summer School, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, August 2023

Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off the Dance Floor
screening at Festival ECRÃ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2023


Performing Conversations:

Discussion with Lisa Freeman, Austin Hearne, Jaki Irvine, Sarah Pierce and Atoosa Pour Hosseini as part of Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 40 years of artists working in the city. June 2023

Pallas Projects: Art Works! 2023, Contemporary Art Auction, May 2023

Project Studio Award, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, 2022-23

Artist talk and writing workshop with NCAD Studio+ February 2023

Visiting Lecturer, ARC MA programme, IADT, Dublin, February 2023



2022 


Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off the Dance Floor, acquired for the Arts Council of Ireland Collection

aemi online, solo exhibition, October 2022 - January 2023  

Artist publication launch, Q&A and screening of Slipped.. at Mermaid Arts Centre, November 2022

MAP Magazine, My Mouth Is Very Hot Now, written response to Lauren Gault Galalith Exhibition, November 2022

Slipped, Fell.. publication included in Temple Bar Gallery + Studios Book Fair, November 2022

Súitú, aemi 2023 Touring Programme, premiere at Cork International Film Festival, with filmmakers Q&A, November 2022

Artist talk, National College of Art & Design, Contemporary Art Models Series, October 2022

Collaborative Language-Making workshops for Temple Bar Gallery + Studios Summer School, July 2022  

Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off the Dance Floor, four days of site-specific performances with Mermaid Arts Centre, June 2022

Limited Edition Postcard for Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off the Dance Floor, May 2022

Arts Council of Ireland, Project Award, 2022






                 
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