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Mary Conlon & James Merrigan
in discussion in Green On Red Gallery

  • Wednesday 30 November 2011

Mary Conlon and James Merrigan both contributed texts to Spectral Gallery, the publication that accompanies our current exhibition Damien Flood's History of the Visitation. To coincide with this exhibition Mary Conlon and James Merrigan will be in discussion in Green On Red Gallery on Wednesday 30 Nov at 7pm (sharp).

Mary Conlon is a curator based in Limerick. From 2009 to 2011, she was the Shinnors Research Scholar at Limerick City Gallery of Art, where she initiated the on-going Six Memos project. She is currently undertaking a PhD in curatorial studies at Limerick School of Art and Design. She is Director/Curator of Ormston House and a member of the Italian curatorial project vessel and of the board of directors of eva International.

James Merrigan is an artist and art writer. Recent exhibitions are ‘So Long Roger Fenton...’ at Monster Truck Gallery and ‘Futures 11’ at the Royal Hibernian Academy. Future exhibitions include a solo project work at the Mermaid Arts Centre Bray and a solo show at the LAB 2012. As an art writer Merrigan has written for Circa Magazine, Visual Artists Newsletter (VAN), a-n magazine, Aesthetica Magazine. He is the founding editor of +BILLION- journal and 2011 Mermaid Arts Centre Writer in Residence. Merrigan is the recipient of the 2010/11 Irish Residential Studios Award at the Red Stables, the Visual Artists Ireland Writer Award 2011, and the Arts Council Project Award 2011. Currently he is developing the critical art newspaper ‘Fugitive Papers’ with Michaële Cutaya.

Image: Parallel Ridge (2010) Oil on cotton, 70 x 90cm

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