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SIGHLE BHREATHNACH-CASHELL

 

 

DOB             1985

WEBSITE     www.sighlebc.com

CONTACT    sighlebc@gmail.com 

 

EDUCATION

 

2013 - 2015  Master of Fine Arts, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands 

 

2006 - 2010  BA(Hons), Environmental Art (First Class Honors), Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

 

2002 - 2003  Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Commendation), University of Ulster, Belfast, Ireland

 

RESIDENCIES AND EXCHANGES

 

2018    Artist in Residence at Arts Itoya hosted by Studio Kura, Takeo, Japan

 

2016    Artist in Residence with Richard Martin, Wolfart, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

            Artist in Residence with Sinéad Bhreathnach-Cashell, IM KELLER, Ravensburg, Germany 

 

2014   Artist in Residence, The Volkshotel curated by Alexandra Landre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

           Artist in Residence, The Bath House curated by Prime Collective, Belfast, Northern Ireland

           Household Curators in Residence, PS2, Belfast, Northern Ireland

 

2012  Artist in Residence, The Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland

 

2008  Group residency, Glasgow School of Art and University of Hildesheim, Domain Marienburg, Hildesheim, Germany

 

2007  Department of Free Art, Exchange Term, V.S.U.P, Prague, Czech Republic

 

SOLO/DUO SHOWS

 

2016  'Thrust Stage' in collaboration with Richard Martin as DUNCAN, Wolfart Project Space, Rotterdam

          'City of Towers' in collaboration with Sinéad Bhreathnach-Cashell, NVRK, Ravensburg, Germany

 

2014  'SLAAP!', Pink Square Apartment, Rotterdam

 

2013  ‘EXAMINATION’, Unit, Belfast

 

2012  ‘(FUTILE) FACILITY’, Artist in Residence, Ulster Museum and Catalyst Arts, Belfast

 

2009  ‘There was a party last night...’, Barnes Kitchen, Glasgow

          ‘BEDROOM41AshleyAvenue’, Space Delawab, Belfast

 

2008  ‘How to live in the Basement for 4 days’, Barnes Building, Glasgow

 

2007  ‘Interiors 1 & 2’, abandoned ice house, Park Stromovka, Prague

          ‘Hug Chair’, Psychiatric Dept of Gartnavel Hospital and Drug Crisis Centre, Glasgow

 

2005  ‘Anima’, Space, Conway Mill, Falls Road, Belfast

 

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS/EVENTS

 

2018   'Those Actual Words', Framewerk, Belfast

           'Heathcote', Hickey & Hickey, Sans Souci, Belfast

 

2016   'Obliques', Glue Factory, Glasgow 

 

2015   'HIGH-RISE', Hofpoort, Rotterdam

           'Basements', Het Ot-je, South Explorer, Rotterdam
           'Museum for an Imagined City', SOIL, Seattle

 

2014   'If I had it, I would give it to you', Upominki, Rotterdam

 

2013   ‘Interventions in Space, Playing Art History’, BuroRotterdam, Rotterdam

           'FIX 13', Live Art Bienalle, Catalyst Arts, Belfast

           ‘Russian Dolls’, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

           ‘The Children’s Festival’, Waterfront Hall, Belfast

 

2012  ‘B L A C K’, Platform Arts Members Show, Belfast

           ‘House of Sandwich’, Household, Belfast

           'Converge’, Prime Collective, Ps2, Belfast 

           'GAMES NIGHT!’, Glue Factory, Glasgow

 

2011  ‘Synthesis’, Platform Arts, Belfast

          ‘PROCEDURE HQ’, Sloans, Glasgow

          ‘PROCEDURE (FOR DATA USE ONLY)’, The Station, Belfast

 

2010  ‘Death to Delawab’, Space Delawab, Belfast

          ‘Eyebrow Says Relax’, Barnes Building, Glasgow

          ‘The Fish That Never Swam’, Barnes Building, Glasgow

 

2008  ‘HOUSE/HOME’, residence, Shore Road, Belfast

          ‘RE:DO’, Domain Marienburg, Hildesheim, Germany

          ‘SEASALT’, Osborne Street, Glasgow

 

2006  ‘Body of Work’, Naughton Gallery, Queens University, Belfast

 

 

 

CURATED PROJECTS

 

2018  Site specific screening of Clio Barnard's 'The Arbor', Household in collaboration with

          Art Angel and the Belfast Film Festival

          'Sailortown Barra', Household, Belfast

          'Horror Inc.', Household, St.Joseph's Church, Sailortown, Belfast

 

2016  'The Imagined City', Household, Belfast

          Co-curated with Alissa Kleist, Eoin Dara, Ciara Hickey and Kim McAlesse

 

2015  'Out in the Open', Household, Belfast

          Co-curated with Alissa Kleist, Eoin Dara, Ciara Hickey and Kim McAlesse

          'November Complex - Super in Position', HIGH-RISE, Rotterdam

          Co-organised with Ghislain Amar, Sol Archer and Hunter Longe

 

2013  ‘HOUSEHOLD’, Domestic Spaces, Ormeau Road, Belfast

           Co-curated with Alissa Kleist, Eoin Dara, Ciara Hickey and Kim McAlesse

           ‘HOUSEHOLD CQAF’, Slack Spaces, Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

           Co-curated with Alissa Kleist, Eoin Dara, Ciara Hickey and Kim McAlesse.

           ‘INDIVIDUAL CITIZEN: LEARNING EXPERIMENT’, Platform Arts, Belfast

           Co-curated with Hannah Shepherd.

 

2012  ‘HOUSEHOLD’, Domestic Spaces, Ormeau Road, Belfast

           Co-curated with Alissa Kleist, Eoin Dara, Ciara Hickey and Kim McAlesse

           ‘GAMES NIGHT!’, Glue Factory, Glasgow

           Co-curated with George Thompson, Richard Martin and Claire Biddles

 

2011  ‘PROCEDURE (FOR DATA USE ONLY)’, The Station, Belfast

 

2008  ‘residence’, SHAC Housing, Belfast

          Co-organised with Sinéad Bhreathnach- Cashell.

 

 

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES

 

2017, 2013, 2012, 2010  S.I.A.P Award for an individual artist, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

2016  Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Travel Bursary

 

2015  Mondriaan Materiaalfond

 

2010  David Harding Public Art Prize, Glasgow School of Art

 

2006  First Prize in ‘Body of Work’, Naughton Gallery, Queens University

CURRENT POSITIONS

Co-director of Household Belfast

Chair of Array Studios

Board member of Infinity Farm

2010 - present

2010 - present