ARC Graduate Frances Hennigan selected by Ireland at Venice as Exhibition Mediator

ARC Graduate Frances Hennigan (pictured above on right) has been selected by Ireland at Venice 2022 as Exhibition Mediator, supported by IADT.

Full details of the role are available below and on the Temple Bar Gallery and Studios website

Ireland At Venice 2022: Exhibition Mediators announcement

Ireland at Venice 2022 is happy to announce the award of the role of Exhibition Mediator to fifteen outstanding Irish arts practitioners.

The full team of Exhibition Mediators is:

Ciara Barker, Shane Gallagher, Frances Hennigan, Mary Kervick, Maelisa Lennon, Maria Maarbjerg, Aoife McCloughlin, Kate McSharry, Clara McSweeney, Ciara Moloney, Kate Murphy, Katie Nolan, Jonathan O’Grady, Nadia Tamerji and Sarah Ward.

Pairs of mediators will spend four-five weeks in Venice attending to Niamh O’Malley’s exhibition, Gather, and its visitors in the Irish Pavilion of La Biennale, and experiencing the multitude of exhibitions and visual arts events taking place in the city throughout 2022.

Five of the awarded Exhibition Mediators have been supported by three Universities and higher education institutes from where they graduated: TU Dublin School of Creative Arts, Limerick School of Art and Design, TUS, and Institute of Art, Design + Technology, Dún Laoghaire.

TU Dublin School of Creative Arts has supported:

  • Kate Murphy (Fine Art BA, 2019)
  • Katie Nolan (Visual Art BA, Sherkin Island, 2020)

Limerick School of Art and Design, TUS have supported:

  • Ciara Barker (Fine Art, Printmaking & Contemporary Practice BA, 2017)
  • Clara McSweeney (Fine Art, Painting & Contemporary Practice BA, 2020)

Institute of Art, Design + Technology, Dún Laoghaire has supported:

  • Frances Hennigan (Art & Research Collaboration MA, 2022)

We wish our team of Exhibition Mediators the very best and look forward to working with them over the months ahead.

With many thanks to Kieran Corcoran, Ronan McCrea, Brian Fay, Mike Fitzpatrick, Maeve Connolly, Tina Kinsella.

Ireland at Venice is an initiative of Culture Ireland in partnership with the Arts Council.