An artist, lecturer and curator specialising in gender and new media. With a particular focus on tensions between the experiential and the spectacular body, her research investigates gender, identity and desire in the context of digital cultures. Recent publications include Fictioning the Past: Performing the Self as the Mistress of the Mantle, in Post-Catholic Ireland (ISTR, 2019).
Working primarily in performance and lens-based media, she has exhibited internationally in Europe, America and Asia and regularly curates with MART, Contemporary Irish Arts Centre Los Angeles and Livestock Performance Art Platform. Recent exhibitions include The Mistress of the Mantle solo exhibition at MART Dublin (2017) and group shows at LACE Los Angeles, Supermarket Art Fair Stockholm and Future Histories at Kilmainham Gaol.
Her extensive teaching experience includes a course leader role at the University of the Arts London and visiting lectureships at The National College of Art and Design, Crawford College of Art and Design and Central Saint Martins, London.
She is currently Lecturer in Creative Digital Media in Technological University Dublin, where she has co-developed an MA in Lens-Based Media. She supervises undergraduate and postgraduate projects and her expertise includes practice-based research methodologies.