What I'm up to in 2014:

Most unexpectedly... won the 8th International Arte Laguna Prize for sculpture - for my installation RAUM. The prize winners were announced in Venice on 22/3/2014 and the finalist exhibition which is happening now in the Venice Arsenale will run till 7th April 2014.

Resident at the International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York till August 2014.

Participating in the Art and Law Program at Fordham Law School, New York in association with Denniston Hill and the Vera List Centre for Art and Politics, New York.

Solo show at Limerick City Gallery, September 2014

... and participated in the 14th Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology, Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, Connecticut Feb 2014.

And last year
Group show Of the Land, at the Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Nov-Dec 13

A solo show - RAUM - took place at the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery Dublin- RAUM - from 10th Jan till 9th Feb 2013

Extract from text
'Elaine Byrne’s installation RAUM is a haunted space, constructed from melancholy, symbolic fragments of ways of living that have faded away, and thinking that never was. This exhibition is a tribute to difference neutralized by the uncompromising normative pressures of what modernity actually is.'

See below for review by John Gayer from Visual Arts Newsletter, March 2013.

Follow link below to read a review of RAUM from The Irish Times 11/1/2013


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