My Empire of Dirt.
Alice Maher will give an illustrated talk on the question of ‘the subject’ in her work, how it comes about, where it may originate, and where it might be going….
Alice Maher interrogates her subject through painting, drawing, sculpture, video and more recently digital technologies and new media. She began her artistic career in Cork and since then has exhibited widely in Ireland, England and the United States, and represented Ireland in the 22nd São Paolo Bienal, In 2012 the Irish Museum of Modern Art presented Becoming her critically acclaimed mid-career retrospective. That same year she was granted an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Art by the National University of Ireland.