- Street: Galway
- City or Town: Galway
- Country: Ireland
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- Listed: February 14, 2011 12:57 pm
Aideen Barry is a Visual Artist, working in the mediums of performance, film, musical composition, drawings and animation. She recently was awarded funding from the Arts Council of Ireland’s Projects: New Work Award towards he creation of a new work filmed in Zero Gravity. In 2009 she hopes to be the first Irish Woman in Space. Her film project Vacuuming is currently under production and her first shoot is scheduled for this October. Head of Exhibitions, Sean Kissane of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, recently selected Barry, to represent Ireland at FRA GIL in Barcelona, Spain. In 2009 she will show in Truck Gallery (Canada), The Butler Gallery (IRE) and with the Royal Hibernian Academy (IRE). Barry has received countless awards for her practice including: The Tyrone Guthrie award for 2007, the Travel and Mobility Award from the Arts Council of Ireland and received the Experimental Film Award at the Silent Light Super 8 film festival in Cork in October 2006. Her work has since been shown in Paris, Lorient (FRA), The United Kingdom, Thailand, Canada and Shanghai, China. In 2004 she received the top prize at The Claremorris Open. In 2005 Barry represented Irish Contemporary Performance as she was invited to partake in Cork 2005, The European Capital of Culture. Barry was the Irish Artist in Residence at the Banff Centre in Canada in 2007. She also undertook a residency for Convoy, in Seydisfjourder, in Iceland, which was funded by The Skaftfell Centre, Iceland and Culture Ireland. In 2007 Barry Co-Curated TULCA: City of Strangers (Galway) and Terms & Conditions in the Mermaid Arts Centre Bray. She also curated Subversion and the Domestic: House Projects, which has recently been published into a book on the 7-curated projects in Ireland, New York and London. This project was supported under the Arts Council of Ireland: New Work award. Barry currently sits on the boards of the Galway Arts Centre, G126 collective and Artspace Studios in Galway, is western representative for the Visual Artists Ireland. She currently lectures at the Art & Design department in the Galway /Mayo Institute of Technology in Galway. Barry Lives and works in Galway in the West of Ireland.
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