• Current Exhibitions

    Queen of Eyes performance with Array Collective
    The Melt Gala Ball Empire Music Hall Belfast
    8 - 12pm 3 March 2023

    Bishop Brigid with Herstory.ie
    Street performances for St. Brigid’s Day Galway
    5 - 10pm 26 January 2023 Galway City locations and Museum

    A Very Hard Border performance with Rachel Fallon and Array Collective
    Nuns Island Galway Arts Centre
    2 - 5pm 20 August 2022

    In the Robing Room (2012-2021) film screening
    The 5 Lamps Arts Festival
    9 April Dublin North Inner City 2022

    In the Robing Room (2012-2021) film screening
    A Nation Under the Influence: Ireland at 100
    Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris
    3 Feb - 30 March 2022

    Áine Phillips and Vivienne Dick in conversation with curator Rosetta Beaugendre at the CCI Paris on Thursday 24 February 2022

    Artists Campaign to Repeal the Eighth Amendment Banners
    The Narrow Gate of the Here-and-Now: Protest and Conflict (Chapter 4)
    November 2021-22 Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin

    Red Couch: Escapology and Buttered Up
    The Courthouse Gallery & Studios, Ennistymon, Co. Clare
    3 September - 16 October 2021
    live performance 5pm 17 September

    Screenings of Coming Full Circle

    Toronto Multicultural Film Festival
    23 - 28 September 2021

    Roma Shorts Film Festival, Italy
    November - December 2021

    Noble International Film Festival Karnataka India 2021

    Cucalorus Film Festival Wilmington NC USA
    10 - 14 November 2021

    Toronto 4th Multinational Film Festival, Ontario Canada,
    23 - 28 September 2021



    Scene 8 Journal Special issue: Performance and Ireland
    Published by Intellect Books UK
    Co-edited by Áine Phillips, Siobhan O'Gorman & Maire Kelly
    Scene8 Special issue:Performance & Ireland

    To read our editorial go to:
    Scene8 Special issue:Performance & Ireland/editorial

    Life is Bound in Secret Knots (3 min) screening, R-A-W Online Exhibition of Performance Art Video Works from around the Globe Beyond Belfast/ NI

    Life is Bound in Secret Knots, performance as part of Home Truths Engage Gallery, Galway
    25th November 12 - 4pm 2020

    Reparation: In Memory, performance as part of Home Truths
    Engage Gallery, Galway
    8th March 1 - 6pm 2020

  • Buttered Up exhibition of performance objects, images & installation
    MART Gallery, Rathmines, Dublin
    Opening 6th March (closed due to Covid from 13th March)
    Re-opening 8 - 25th July 2020

  • Performaphilia, an exhibition of performance watercolours
    25th January - 29th February 2020
    Malahide Library, Main Street Malahide, Co. Dublin

  • Buttered Up screening at
    Alchemy Film Festival Hawick, Scottish Borders UK
    Online (due to Covid) 1 - 3rd May 2020

  • Buttered Up screening at
    KLAPPE AUF! Kurzfilmfestival Hamburg
    Metropolis Cinema 12:00h 9th Nov 2019

  • Buttered Up at FIX19 Screenings
    FIX Live Art Biennale
    Catalyst Project Space, Callender St. Belfast
    28 - 29 September 2 - 6 pm

  • De-Bordering film screening
    Performing Borders
    Dash Café: Europe in London
    The Bedford 19 May 2019

  • Buttered Up at 1st DUMBO FF
    Film Festival monthly Brooklyn NYC

  • ACREA Banners, At The Gates
    Kunsthaus Rhenania, Cologne, curated by
    Anne Magher also Centre d'Art Contemporain
    La Criée, Rennes France 2019

  • Buttered Up performance
    Sirius Arts Centre Summer Fundraiser Event
    Cobh, Cork 22 June 2019, 9 - 10:30pm

  • Buttered Up screening at Dingle International Film Festival
    March 2018

  • Buttered Up screening at the Winter Open, Rua Red
    South Dublin Arts Centre, Dec 7 - Jan 10 2019

  • ACREA Banners at The Gates
    Talbot Rice Gallery, Oct 26 - Jan 26 2019
    University of Edinburgh, Scotland

  • ACREA Banners at The Periodical Review #8
    Pallas Projects Dublin, Dec/Jan 2019

  • Redress in the Robing Room at FemLink Art screenings 2018
    Gallery Sitka Fitchburg, USA, Galatea Gallery in Boston
    Galway Arts Centre
    Ikeas Secret at Feeling screenings 2018
    Dak'art, Senegal, Centro Cultural Corrientes, Argentia

  • Buttered Up at Cucalorus Film Festival, 2018
    Nov 9 Jengo’s Playhouse & Nov 11 Station Main
    Wilmington, North Carolina

  • Buttered Up at BF Artist Film Festival VII
    SET, Dalston Lane, London 7pm October 22 2018
    Nottingham Trent University 22 Nov 2018

  • Buttered Up, New Shorts screening
    Clare Island Film Festival
    1st September 2018

  • The Procession - Artists Campaign to Repeal the 8th Banners
    38th EVA International Biennial, Limerick

  • Future States, Irish performance at LADA & Fierce! Festivals
    Culture Ireland GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain
    Border Patrollers, Thurs July 19, LADA Bethnal Green

  • Buttered Up screening - new shorts programme
    30th Galway Film Fleadh
    Town Hall Theatre, Galway 12 July 2018

  • Acts to Objects @ LACE Los Angeles, USA
    Video, installation and live performance, 15 March - 29 April

  • TARR: The Artists Resource Room
    First Friday of the month @ 11am in Glór, Ennis
    A resource room for artists funded by Clare Arts Office
    Presentations // Dialogue // Exchange Ideas // Network & Connect

  • LADA Screens: Future Histories & I'm Rodger Casement
    Event Space, The White Building
    Live Art Development Agency London
    19:00 on 6 June 2017
    Funded by Culture Ireland

  • Keynote presentation by Áine Phillips 6 May 16:00 - 17:30
    Research in Real Time: Practice in Progress
    Interdisciplinary programme of PaR performances & presentations
    O'Donoghue Centre for Drama Theatre & Performance
    NUI Galway 5 & 6 May 2017

  • Those who make art teach

    Faculty Exhibition, Burren College of Art
    Ballyvaghan, Co. Clare
    6th October - 25th November 2016

  • Mot Juste

    Residency & workshops collaboration with Justyna Koeke
    Dráiocht, Blanchardstown, Dublin
    14 - 22nd August 2016 10am - 5pm daily

  • Buttered
    Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Cork
    23rd July 2016 at 10pm

  • Heartstrings
    Mobius performance space
    55 Norfolk St, Cambridge, MA 02139
    6th February 2016 at 7pm

  • I Love To You
    performance at LAPSody
    5th International Festival & Conference of Live Art Performance Studies
    University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland
    28 May 2015 12:00 - 13:00

  • Conversation with Alastair McLennan
    Performance, Collaboration, Photography: Actions of Exchange
    Tate Britain, Clore Auditotium, London
    17 february 2015 18:30 - 20:00

  • Performance Art in Ireland: A History
    Lecture at Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
    part of Mobile Encounters programme
    17 January 2015 at 2pm

  • Aspiration
    Performance at NEST Festival Kilkenny
    41 Parliament Street, Kilkenny
    18 Ocober 2014 at 8pm

    Performing the Self: Performing the Other
    Workshop at NEST Festival Kilkenny
    41 parliament Street, Kilkenny
    19 October 2014 at 9.30am - 1.30pm

  • Performing the Self: Performing the Other
    Workshop at Dublin Live Art Festival
    MART Galleries Rathmines Dublin
    25 - 26 September 2014

  • I Love To You
    Performance at Dublin Live Art Festival
    MART Galleries Rathmines & Art Lot Harcourt Road Dublin
    25 September 2014

  • I Love To You
    Newtown Castle International Performance Festival
    Burren College of Art County Clare 1 - 2 August 2014

  • Redress in the Robing Room
    VIdeo installation, collaboration with Vivienne DIck
    Eigse Festival, Visual Centre for Contemporary Art Carlow
    6 June - 8 September 2014

  • Redress series
    Exhibition at NAG Gallery
    59 Frances Street, Dublin 8. 6 - 30 March 2014

  • Aspiration
    Performance, Bel-Mad Spanish/N. Ireland Performance Art Exchange
    Catalyst Arts Belfast, 6 - 8 February 2014

  • Aspiration
    performance at Belfast International Festival of Performance Art
    GlassBox Space University of Ulster Belfast, 10 - 14 March 2014

  • Imaginary Archive documents sans future
    Exhibition, curated by Greg Scholette
    <rotor> CCA, Graz Austria, 2t1 Sept - 23 Nov 2013
    VCRC: Visual Culture Research Center, Kiev Ukraine 9 - 23 April 2014

  • Common Ground 
    Exhibition, Occupy Space
    No.9 Lower Cecil Street Limerick 8 - 30 Nov 2013

  • Becoming Formless
    exhibition, Fighting For Words Resistance Gallery
    Bethnal Green, London
    24th October 2013

  • Book of Invisible Stains
    exhibition, Imaginary Archive curated by Gregory Scholette
    Center for contemporart art, Graz Austria
    & VCRC: Visual Culture research Center, Kiev Ukraine
    21st September - 23rd November 2013

  • Aspiration
    performance at Dublin Live Art Festival,
    The Back Loft Dublin 8
    28th September 2013

  • Red Weight
    performance & exhibition at Fanaberie Festival
    Gallery Bunkier Sztuki Krakow, Poland
    24th September - 10th october 2013

  • Declaration of Human
    performance to camera collaboration with Manuel Vason
    Ormston House summer exhibition, curated by Ian Russel, Limerick
    & Something Recalled curated by Helen Carey, Glor Ennis, Ireland
    July - August 2013

  • Tree Girls
    Installation, Big House Festival
    Castletown House, Kildare Ireland
    2nd - 5th August 2013

  • Spectral
    performance with sound by Trevor Knight
    Cavan Institute, Main Street Cavan
    Trans-Art Festival
    curated by Sally O'Dowd, Joe Keenan, Siobhan Harton
    12th August 2012

    Redress in the Robing Room
    performance & installation collaboration with Vivienne Dick
    The Bishops Robing Room, Heritage Council Buildings
    Killkenny Arts Festival
    Curated by Joephie Kelliher
    11th August 2012

    performance with sound by Trevor Knight
    Unit 1, Exchange Gallery Temple Bar Dublin
    Curated by Dominic Thorpe and Ciara McKeon
    31st July 2012

    Redress Trouble
    "The Great Gallery of Living Sculpture" curated by Antoine Pickels
    durational performances by 8 European artists
    Trouble Festival, Les Halles Brussels Belgium
    2nd June 2012

    8 hour durational performances by 11 Irish female artists
    ]PerformanceS P A C E[ London 10th February 2012
    The Void Derry 25th February 2012
    The Lab Dublin 10th March 2012

    Illusion Dresses & Tree Dresses
    City of Women, curated by Mara Vujic;
    Ljubljana, Slovenia
    5th - 15th October 2011

    Redress Series 3
    Live@8, The Guesthouse Cork
    9th September 2011

    Redress Series 2
    Live@8, Trades Club Sligo
    A Model Niland project, curated by Vivienne Dick
    5th August 2011, 8-11pm

    Redress Series 1
    Live@8, Occupy Space Thomas Street Limerick
    5th May 2011, 8-11pm

    RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW Irish Performance Art
    Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin curated by Amanda Coogan, Dominick Thorpe
    & Niamh Murphy
    4th November 2010, 6-10pm

    The Art of Love(war)
    NON Festival Bergen
    curated by Agnes Nedregard
    Norway, 28 - 30th January 2011

    The Lost Runway Kyoto_
    "The Art of Interventon, Critical Enquiries into Intersections
    of Private and Public Memory" - Researchers, Symposia, Exhibitions & Events, Collaborations & Publications
    Kyoto Seika University, Open Workshop
    Kyoto Arts Centre, Live Performance
    Fleur Gallery, KSU Kyoto, Exhibition "Life With Art"
    12th - 23rd October 2010

    The Lost Runway London
    "...Louder than Bombs" Art, Action & Activism
    7 Weeks, 7 Residencies, 7 Ways to Activate Change
    In collaboration with the Live Art Development Agency
    The Stanley Picker Gallery
    Kingston University, London
    16th - 20th February 2010

    Louder Than Bombs is a collaboration between Stanley Picker Gallery, the Live Art Development Agency and the The Art of Intervention: The Intersections of Public and Private Memory, a research partnership between Kingston University and Kyoto Seika University supported by The British Council.
    Stanley Picker Gallery

    The Doctor is in
    Straylight at Darklight Film Festival curated by Amanda Coogan
    The Dublin Art Mill, Dublin 8
    11th October 2009, 5pm - 8pm

    The Doctor is in
    Centre Line at Engage Artists Studios
    Cathedral Buildings, Galway
    23rd May 2009, 3pm - 7pm

    The Art of Love(war)
    The National Review of Live Art in the UK
    The Arches, Glasgow curated by Nikki Millican
    11th February 2009

    The Art of Love(war)
    Exist in 08, International Performance Festival
    curated by Rebecca Cunningham & Zane Trow
    Brisbane, Australia, 23rd October 2008

    Ceile & I
    monthly Live Art Nights Galway
    Curated by Maeve Mulrennan
    Bar8 The Docks, Galway 8 - 11pm, 23rd July 2008

    The Art of Love(war)
    Off Beat weekend of performance at ART
    Michael Mayhew Studios Manchester
    Curated by Michael Mayhew
    Whalley Range Manchester 20th - 22nd June 2008
    performance at ART

    The Art of Love(war)
    Festival of performance in Limerick, Ireland
    Curated by Sheila Deegan
    Dagda Space Limerick 8pm, 26th January 2008

    Festival of Live & video performance
    Curated by Áine Phillips as part of TULCA
    Season of Visual Art in Galway, Ireland
    Nuns Island Studio, Galway 9th - 26th November 2007
    TulcaLive @ Nuns Island

    The Art of Love(war)
    The Second International Festival in the Context of Art/The Differences
    Mazovia Centre of Culture and Art
    Warsaw, Poland 6th October 2007

    A 'personally political' Afternoon Tea
    Discussions with Live & Performance Artists,
    Robert Pacitti, Rajni Shah, Sam Rose, Andrew Mitchelson, Richard DeDominici at The Live Art Development Agency, London 30th August 2007

    The Work of Work
    An autobiographical performance at the opening event of the exhibition
    Artspace 21, GTI buildings, Father Griffin rd. Galway 21st July 2007 at 12.30 - 2pm (Galway Arts Festival)

    The Soapbox Sessions
    curated by Sally Timmons
    Galway Arts Centre 18th/19th May 2007

    Hotel Ballymun,
    curated by Seamus Nolan & Lisa Marie Johnson
    Dublin May 2007

    Performing Rights Vienna & Live Art Development Agency, London
    Tanzquartier Vienna March 2007