BASIC TALKS ~ Michelle Doyle

The Hugh Lane Gallery


Basic Space is delighted to present Michelle Doyle for our August BASIC TALK.

Michelle Doyle lives and works in Dublin. She attended the National College of Art and Design where she received a Bachelor of Fine Art Media in 2013 and completed her Masters in Art and Research Collaboration in Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dublin in 2016. She was recently awarded the A4 Sounds Artist in Residence Award (2018), the Sirius Residency Award (2019) and the Firestation Digital Media Award (2019).

Recent exhibitions include Athrá Titim Gach Rud, Repeater, Galway (2018); Yoga For The Eyes I at Open Ear (2018) and Yoga For The Eyes II, Dublin (2018). Michelle’s solo exhibition, entitled Obedient City (2018) was shown in A4 Sounds and relaunched for Culture Night.

Doyle performs solo as Rising Damp, with noise band, The Healers and punk band, Sissy. Sissy will represent Ireland at EuroNoize in 2019 in London, a project by Pil and Galia Kollectiv.

BASIC TALKS is a series of talks with leading contemporary practitioners, taking place at The Hugh Lane on the second Friday of every month. Curated by Basic Space in partnership with The Hugh Lane, BASIC TALKS is a platform for lectures, workshops, presentations, and performances. Speakers include artists, curators, writers, and critics who will generate discourse on producing, framing and exhibiting art. BASIC TALKS is a collaboration between Basic Space and The Hugh Lane, exploring alternatives in the dissemination of contemporary art and its discourses.

Admission is free but spaces are limited to 50 so please arrive promptly to avoid disappointment.

Image ~ Michelle Doyle, Photography credit: Cait Fahey