A Further Shore at the Barbican Centre
Ormston House is very proud of artist-in-residence Ceara Conway who will join “Ireland’s finest poets, actors, musicians and artists” at the Barbican Centre in London on Thursday 5 April to tell the powerful story of Northern Ireland’s continuing journey to peace and reconciliation. A Further Shore, The Journey to Good Friday, 1998 is directed by renowned theatre director Lynne Parker and organised by Poetry Ireland to mark twenty years since the Good Friday Agreement.
Ceara Conway is an Irish artist with a multidisciplinary practice underpinned by methodologies from song, performance and traditional art practices. She studied Glass & Architectural Glass at Edinburgh College of Art, Community Arts Education at NCAD, and Glass & Photography at Alfred University in the USA. She is a recipient of multiple awards and bursaries from the Arts Council of Ireland, Ealaín Na Gaeltachta, and Limerick City and County Council.
Recent works include Rebel Yell performed at Limerick City Gallery of Art, curated by Liz Kelly as part of the Bealtaine Festival (2017); DUBH for Murder Machine curated by Christine Eyene in collaboration with Ormston House and in partnership with EVA International (2016); TIME, commissioned by the Nerve Centre in Derry for the Ulster Museum (2016); Thin Places, Kings College, London (2014); Making Visible, Irish Museum of Modern Art (2014); and Vicissitudes, Derry City of Culture (2013). Since 2007 she has undertaken residencies with institutes such as Taigh Chearsabhaigh Museum (UK) and OTIS College of Art with Suzanne Lacy (USA) as well as numerous residencies in Ireland.
Image: photography by James Ward, courtesy of the artist. You can read more about Ceara’s work here.