Lecture by Kira O' Reilly
Location: First Floor Workshop Space
Kira O' Reilly will deliver a lecture on her work. O’Reilly is an Irish visual artist currently based in Helsinki. She employs performance, bio-technical practices and writing with which to consider speculative reconfigurations around the body. Her work has been exhibited widely throughout the UK, Europe, Australia, China and Mexico. She writes, teaches, mentors and collaborates with humans of various types and technologies, and non-humans of numerous divergences including mosses, spiders, the sun, pigs, cell cultures, horses, micro-organisms, bicycles, rivers, landscapes, tundras, rocks, trees, shoes, food, books, air, moon and ravens. She is a lecturer at the University of the Arts in Helsinki, where she is programme leader of the Masters in Ecology and Contemporary Performance.