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CCA Derry~Londonderry | Round Table #6 | Mark Buckeridge, Hrefna Hörn Leifsdóttir, Ona Juciūtė
Welcome to our latest Round Table from CCA Derry~Londonderry. We bring together artists to talk about their work and experiences. In  this episode 2022 DeMo Reciprocal Residency artists Mark Buckeridge and Ona Juciūtė talk with artist Hrefna Hörn Leifsdóttir and curator and  Director of CCA, Catherine Hemelryk. They talk about the past, the present and the role materials play in their practices. You can see more by Mark Buckeridge and Ona Juciūtė and their solo shows at ccadld.org as well as more about the artists at the following links: Mark Buckeridge markbuckeridge.com | @mark_buckeridge | muinebheagarts.com Hrefna Hörn Leifsdóttir hrefnaleifsdottir.be | @hrefnahorn | @the_tail_brussels | @f.ct.on Ona Juciūtė Interview With thanks to: CCA Derry~Londonderry Lithuanian Culture Institute Art Fund Kaunas Artists' House Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council Lithuanian Council for Culture Kaunas Municipality Kaunas 2022 This podcast was made possible by Lithuanian Culture Institute, Arts Council for Northern Ireland and Art Fund.
53:02
July 27, 2022
Niamh Roberts | Fool's Spring
Niamh Roberts Fool's Spring, 2022 Audio reading, 4 mins 45 sec Part of the Northern Ireland Mental Health Arts Festival 2022. Niamh Roberts is an artist and poet originally from our city and a recent graduate of the Slade School of Art in London. This new installation is centred around a new piece of writing entitled Fool’s Spring and consists of a bicycle rack, yellow light and poem installed in CCA's Project Space and the poem is available to download in this podcast. The title of the long form poem comes from the nick name of a fake season, naming the week of warmth that comes after winter and before ‘second winter’. It is, for the artist, a false start, a brief and urgent movement between periods of stagnancy. Niamh is interested in repeating fleeting human interventions in their environment, whether seeing a person absent-mindedly moving something from one place to another, noticing a sticker stuck on the side of a wall, or screen-shotting the bike ebay ad when noticing a butterfly on the frame. Niamh writes referencing the tone of the New Narrative movement way of writing poetry, creating auto-fiction texts that sound like they could be talking about their life, but the content comes from a wide range of sources. Adopting the idea that all sources are as valid as the other, Niamh practices a way of making in which no hierarchy exists. Fool’s Spring is on view in the CCA Project Space for the duration of the Northern Ireland Mental Health Festival from Monday 9–Sunday 15 May 2022. About the artist Niamh Roberts (b.1994) is originally from Derry~Londonderry. They moved to London to study at The Slade School of Fine Art, graduating in 2018. A Pisces, a poet and an artist - they went on to read in public and exhibit sculptures, now scattered across various defunked and hard to find web-links. Their current exhibitions include, catch Fast Glass, a group photography exhibition at Set New Cross, 15–16 April, Carpeted Stares, a group show in AMP Gallery 15–19 June and 07803178250/07531313883, a two person show with Lowri Heckler at Set New Cross 2–9 August. Read more about the work at: CCADLD.org/public-programmes/fools-spring And visit the artist's instagram at: @niamhroberts20 This project was supported by: CCA Derry~Londonderry Arts Council England Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council Northern Ireland Mental Health Festival
04:45
May 06, 2022
Chinasa Vivian Ezugha | Tongues
Chinasa Vivian Ezugha Tongues, 2021 in collaboration with Uchechuwku and Chidinma Ezugha Audio performance, 10 minutes Edited by Martyna Poznanska This first practice-as-research project by CCA Research Associate  Chinasa Vivian Ezugha seeks to examine the question: ‘What kind of  documentation can be derived from glossolalic speech and its  presentation?’ It does so through the development and creation of an  audio performance, realised in collaboration with the artists' sisters  recorded in everyday mundane spaces such as the kitchen or bedroom. This  project examines the practice of glossolalia within family  relationships and the everyday, and the way in which spoken glossolalia  can  be used to further discussions around our relationship to the voice as a  form of connection to our bodies and others. This is the first iteration of this research project, exploring  glossolalia and the differences in speech and sound between the  diasporic Nigerians in the UK and the Pentecostal Nigerians across Nigeria. Read more about the work at: CCADLD.org/public-programmes/tongues And visit the artist's websites at: vcezugha.wixsite.com | ezugha.tumblr.com   This project was supported by: CCA Derry~Londonderry Arts Council England Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council
10:40
January 07, 2022
CCA Derry~Londonderry | Round Table #5 | Sinéad Bhreathnach-Cashell, Jarkko Räsänen, Mirjami Schuppert
Welcome to the fifth of CCA Derry~Londonderry's Round Tables where we  bring together artists to talk about their work and experiences.    The exhibition Tilt [at Windmills] is the starting point for this  conversation between artist Jarkko Räsänen with the project's curator  Mirjami Schuppert and Sinéad Bhreathnach-Cashell who is both a curator at Northern Ireland Screen and member of the Turner Prize winning collective Array! They discuss archives, Teletext, collective memory and more.    A full transcript will be available soon.    Read more about the exhibition and view the cryptark at: CCADLD.org/exhibitions/tilt-at-windmills cryptark.net     And you can find out more about the speakers at:   Jarkko Räsänen - jarkko.persona.co Mirjami Schuppert - mirjamischuppert.com Sinéad Bhreathnach-Cashell -  arraystudiosbelfast.com/sinead-bhreathnach-cashell.html Northern Ireland Screen - digitalfilmarchive.net     With thanks to: CCA Derry~Londonderry Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council   Art Fund
55:24
December 10, 2021
CCA Derry~Londonderry | Round Table #4 | Priya Mistry, Nithya Nagarajan, Hetain Patel
Welcome to the fourth of CCA Derry~Londonderry's Round Tables where we  bring together artists to talk about their work and experiences.   In conversation in this episode are artists Priya Mistry, Nithya  Nagarajan and Hetain Patel. The artists discuss their practices, working  across disciplines, collaborations, family, diaspora and identity.   A full transcript is available to download here: tinyurl.com/35jw5m8p You can read more about the artists at their websites:  Priya Mistry - whatsthebigmistry.com Nithya Nagarajan - nithyanagarajan.com Hetain Patel - hetainpatel.com   With thanks to: Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council Art Fund CCA Derry~Londonderry | CCADLD.org | @CCADLD
01:17:46
December 09, 2021
BONUS MATERIAL: CCA Derry~Londonderry | Round Table #3 | Irish Modernisms
Welcome to a BONUS MATERIAL podcast that follows on from the third CCA Derry~Londonderry's Round Table with the Irish Modernisms artists talking about their work and experiences. The exhibition's artists James Ashe, Rachael Campbell-Palmer, Phillip McCrilly, Grace McMurray join the exhibition's curators Catherine Hemelryk and Matt Retallick to discuss modernisms, the work in the show and their wider practices. The full transcript is available to read here: tinyurl.com/smrf6nce You can listen to the first part of the conversation here: anchor.fm/ccadld/episodes/CCA-DerryLondonderry--Round-Table-3--Irish-Modernisms-e14coei You can see 'Irish Modernisms: legacies of modernism in the north' at CCA until 18 September 2021. You can see images of the show at the website and online @CCADLD. CCADLD.org/exhibitions/irish-modernisms With thanks to: CCA Derry~Londonderry Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council British Art Network Paul Mellon Centre Yale Arts Council England Tate
45:19
July 13, 2021
CCA Derry~Londonderry | Round Table #3 | Irish Modernisms
Welcome to the third CCA Derry~Londonderry's Round Table where we bring together artists to talk about their work and experiences.  Irish Modernisms is an exhibition bringing together five contemporary artists from NI influenced and exploring the legacies of modernism in the north. The exhibition's artists James Ashe, Rachael Campbell-Palmer, Phillip McCrilly, Grace McMurray join the exhibition's curators Catherine Hemelryk and Matt Retallick to discuss modernisms, the work in the show and their wider practices.   The full transcript is available to read here: https://tinyurl.com/3afcnfp4  This is the first part of the conversation - you can listen to the rest of the conversation on our Bonus Material Podcast: anchor.fm/ccadld/episodes/BONUS-MATERIAL-CCA-DerryLondonderry--Round-Table-3--Irish-Modernisms-e14cp8v  You can see 'Irish Modernisms: legacies of modernism in the north' at CCA until 18 September 2021. You can see images of the show at the website and online @CCADLD.   CCADLD.org/exhibitions/irish-modernisms   With thanks to:  CCA Derry~Londonderry Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council British Art Network Paul Mellon Centre Yale Arts Council England Tate
39:19
July 13, 2021
CCA Derry~Londonderry | Round Table #2 | Janie Doherty, Locky Morris, Joanne Laws
Welcome to the second of CCA Derry~Londonderry's Round Tables where we  bring together artists to talk about their work and experiences.   In this episode artists Janie Doherty and Locky Morris are in  conversation with Joanne Laws. They discuss their respective practices, collaboration, movement, painting, place, disembodied limbs and more. You can see nothing (but windows), a new body of work by Janie Doherty and Locky Morris, in CCA’s Project Space until 1 May 2021 and clips by  the artists can be seen on Instagram @CCADLD and 'especiallyeverything' @LockyMorrisArtist.  Transcription of this recording is available here. With thanks to:   CCA Derry~Londonderry Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council
49:28
April 28, 2021
Lucie McLaughlin | Clickety-Clack - Part 3
URGENCIES (2021) is a biennial exhibition by CCA Derry~Londonderry. The exhibition is selected from an open call, seeking to take the temperature of what emerging artists working today with a connection to our region consider to be urgent. Lucie McLaughlin, Clickety-Clack - Part 3, 2021   9 minutes 12 seconds Clickety-Clack by Lucie McLaughlin is a triptych of experimental sound work, a mix of field recording and constructed narrative sequences that include the sounds of a printer dancing, music leaked through walls, the quiet rabble of voices outside a pub and the purr of a washing machine. The artist aims to build connections between the disparate places where words inhabit artwork and art inhabits words. Lucie navigates between moving/still image, performance, writing and sound and uses 'autobiographical' or abstracted anecdotal moments in order to question the essence of performative text and to write from 'hard places' such as mental ill health. Lucie McLaughlin was born in Belfast and is currently based in Glasgow. URGENCIES (2021) features artists and Martin Boyle, Bryony Dunne, Brian Farrell, Edy Fung, Kathryn Graham, Michael Hanna, Patrick Hickey, Siobhán Kelly, Lucie McLaughlin, Christopher Steenson, Frank Wasser and was selected by artist Locky Morris and CCA Director Catherine Hemelryk. Read more about the exhibition:    http://cca-derry-londonderry.org/exhibitions/urgencies-2021 Listen to Clickety-Clack parts 1 and 2 here. This project was supported by:    CCA Derry~Londonderry   Arts Council of Northern Ireland   Derry City & Strabane District Council
09:12
March 29, 2021
Lucie McLaughlin | Clickety-Clack - Part 2
URGENCIES (2021) is a biennial exhibition by CCA Derry~Londonderry. The exhibition is selected from an open call, seeking to take the temperature of what emerging artists working today with a connection to our region consider to be urgent. Lucie McLaughlin, Clickety-Clack - Part 1, 2021 3 minutes 55 seconds Clickety-Clack by Lucie McLaughlin is a triptych of experimental sound work, a mix of field recording and constructed narrative sequences that include the sounds of a printer dancing, music leaked through walls, the quiet rabble of voices outside a pub and the purr of a washing machine. The artist aims to build connections between the disparate places where words inhabit artwork and art inhabits words. Lucie navigates between moving/still image, performance, writing and sound and uses 'autobiographical' or abstracted anecdotal moments in order to question the essence of performative text and to write from 'hard places' such as mental ill health. Lucie McLaughlin was born in Belfast and is currently based in Glasgow. URGENCIES (2021) features artists and Martin Boyle, Bryony Dunne, Brian Farrell, Edy Fung, Kathryn Graham, Michael Hanna, Patrick Hickey, Siobhán Kelly, Lucie McLaughlin, Christopher Steenson, Frank Wasser and was selected by artist Locky Morris and CCA Director Catherine Hemelryk.   Read more about the exhibition:   http://cca-derry-londonderry.org/exhibitions/urgencies-2021 Listen to Clickety-Clack parts 1 and 3 here.   This project was supported by:   CCA Derry~Londonderry Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council
03:55
March 29, 2021
Lucie McLaughlin | Clickety-Clack - Part 1
URGENCIES (2021) is a biennial exhibition by CCA Derry~Londonderry. The exhibition is selected from an open call, seeking to take the temperature of what emerging artists working today with a connection to our region consider to be urgent. Lucie McLaughlin, Clickety-Clack - Part 1, 2021 7 minutes 31 seconds Clickety-Clack by Lucie McLaughlin is a triptych of experimental sound work, a mix of field recording and constructed narrative sequences that include the sounds of a printer dancing, music leaked through walls, the quiet rabble of voices outside a pub and the purr of a washing machine. The artist aims to build connections between the disparate places where words inhabit artwork and art inhabits words. Lucie navigates between moving/still image, performance, writing and sound and uses 'autobiographical' or abstracted anecdotal moments in order to question the essence of performative text and to write from 'hard places' such as mental ill health. Lucie McLaughlin was born in Belfast and is currently based in Glasgow. URGENCIES (2021) features artists and Martin Boyle, Bryony Dunne, Brian Farrell, Edy Fung, Kathryn Graham, Michael Hanna, Patrick Hickey, Siobhán Kelly, Lucie McLaughlin, Christopher Steenson, Frank Wasser and was selected by artist Locky Morris and CCA Director Catherine Hemelryk. Read more about the exhibition: http://cca-derry-londonderry.org/exhibitions/urgencies-2021 Listen to Clickety-Clack parts 2 and 3 here. This project was supported by: CCA Derry~Londonderry Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council
07:32
March 29, 2021
Jan Uprichard | OlfactoStroll
Put on your headphones and join artist Jan Uprichard on a self-directed smell walk to explore your surroundings with your nose. Find out more at cca-derry-londonderry.org For CCA during lockdown, Jan has created OlfactoStroll, a smell walk for our city, however, you can listen to the audio anywhere in the world or around your own home to create your own OlfactoStroll. Both walking and smell have taken on added importance during the pandemic. This guided walk offers a different way to experience familiar surroundings guided by a series of prompts from the artist. The podcast/guided walk, is accompanied by a series of Deep Smelling protocols, visible through our gallery windows and at various spots around the city. Jan is an artist and freelance curator/producer based in Belfast. She is currently a PhD researcher at Ulster University. OlfactoStroll is grounded in Jan’s PhD research, in which she is developing a method of Deep Smelling. Deep Smelling is a meditative, experiential and process-based art practice, which brings our attention to our sense of smell. As an artist and researcher Jan works with smell as a device to re-programme how we perceive our surroundings, whilst themes of friendship fuel her curatorial practice. Jan’s art practice oscillates between participatory events and obsessive research, using smell, walking, archives, mapping, food, sound, film, bookmaking, botany, and interventions as tools. Jan’s hope, as we negotiate the pandemic and try to figure out what a ‘new normal’ could be, is that we take the opportunity to maintain a slower pace. That we will reflect on our experiences with a quiet activism, that utilises taking time to do nothing but wander around, and in this case, notice what we can smell and sense around us. * If you are experiencing a loss or distortion of your sense of smell this could be a symptom of Covid-19; please follow guidance to self-isolate and book a test  www.nidirect.gov.uk AbScent is a UK charity that offers support and advice to people with smell disorders. Their resources include smell training, a technique that can help to stimulate the sense of smell and encourage regeneration of the olfactory nerve. Visit their website at  AbScent.org.
32:52
January 29, 2021
CCA Derry~Londonderry | Round Table
Welcome to the first of CCA Derry~Londonderry's Round Tables where  we bring together artists to talk about their work and experiences. In  this episode DeMo Reciprocal Residency artists Niamh Seana Meehan  and Gintė Regina talk with artist Mikhail Karikis and curator and  Director of CCA, Catherine Hemelryk. They discuss language, music,  aesthetics, influences and more. You can see work from Niamh Sean Meehan and Gintė Regina's solo shows at cca-derry-londonderry.org and Mikhail Karikis' Ferocious Love is on show at Tate Liverpool until 22 November 2020. With thanks to: CCA Derry~Londonderry Lithuanian Cultural Institute Kaunas Artists' House Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council Lithuanian Council for Culture Kaunas Municipality Kaunas 2022 This podcast was made possible by Lithuanian Cultural Institute and Arts Council for Northern Ireland.
58:60
October 29, 2020
Niamh Seana Meehan | Notebook Whisper, 2020
CCA Derry~Londonderry presents two solo exhibitions by Niamh Seana Meehan (NI) and Gintė Regina (LT), participants in the first DeMo reciprocal residency programme, a partnership between CCA, Lithuanian Cultural Institute and Kaunas Artists’ House. The exhibitions feature new work by the artists following their participation in the residency programme. Niamh Seana Meehan's solo exhibition Coming Soon / Netrukus is on show at CCA until November 2020. Due to government restrictions we are showing several works from the exhibition online for the duration of the show. Niamh Seana Meehan, Notebook Whisper, 2020 Niamh Seana Meehan is an artist living and working in Northern Ireland and spent February–March 2020 in Kaunas. Her interest in the residency was piqued by the language used to discuss its structure and aims; words like ‘demo’, ‘pilot’, ‘modernity’, ‘dialogue’ and ‘exchange’. Niamh’s practice often focuses on performance and spoken word and examining words. Niamh began the residency by asking what the words from the call meant and what they intended to convey in the context of an artist’s residency. As a working research method that informed much of the work in the exhibition, Niamh asked people she met during the residency for their definitions of these words and formed narratives. She combined these with her experience of the world as an ‘emerging’ artist in the political and social landscape of today, which has resulted in a new body of work in this exhibition. Notebook Whisper (2020) hears the voice of the artist reading aloud in a whisper a set texts by the artist relating to her experiences of being an artist in a new country. Read more about the exhibition: http://cca-derry-londonderry.org/exhibitions/reciprocal-residency-solo-exhibitions This project was supported by: CCA Derry~Londonderry Arts Council of Northern Ireland Derry City & Strabane District Council Lithuanian Cultural Institute Kaunas Artists' House Lithuanian Council for Culture Kaunas Municipality Kaunas 2022
12:08
October 28, 2020