Laura Ní Fhlaibhín

Born in Dublin, IRL, lives and works between London and Ireland

Laura Ní Fhlaibhín works with materials related to healing and nourishment. Sifting stories, materials and traces associated with site, memory, myth, narratives of care and the casting of spells, she creates complex but pithy material scenarios.These may incorporate condensed sculptural images, drawings, text, performance and formal gatherings of elements that serve also as ritual artefacts and talismans.

Vita

MFA , First Class Honours with Distinction, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

BA Fine Art Painting/Visual Culture, First Class Honours with Special Commendation, National College of Art Design (N.C.A.D.), Dublin, IRL

B.Ed. Education/English Literature, Dublin City University, Dublin, IRL

Exhibitions

Solo exhibitions (selection)

Solo show, Britta Rettberg, Munich, DE (upcoming)

Two person show, Belmacz Gallery, London,UK

Solo show, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, IRL

Two person show, The Complex, Dublin, IRL

wishes for a wet warm afterlife by the blue willow pleasure pool, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, IRL

Slug Love, Luna Elaine Project Space, Southwark, London, UK

Trailblazer, Pallas Project Studios, Dublin, IRL

In the Marl Walled Court of the Fairyqueen, curated by Anne Mullee, Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely, IRL

Róisín, silver, rockie, Palfrey Gallery, London, UK

In-between Seasons, Two-person Show, Space Union, Seoul, ROK

Lamellae, The LAB Gallery, Dublin, IRL

Group exhibitions (selection)

Materials for virtue/Incandescent flare, curated by Ángels Miralda, Britta Rettberg, Munich, DE

Beuys Open Source, Belmacz, London, UK

Society of Nature, Zurich, CH

MEET, Peripheries Space, Gorey, IRL

Gargle, Almacantar Award recipients exhibition, London, UK

Gallery 126, Galway, IRL

Caol Áit, Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, IRL

Balm, Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show, London, UK

TULCA, Group Show, Galway, IRL

Deptford X, London, UK

Water jets were used on the 4 corners of the Building, Newington, London, UK

A speech that shows a chair in the middle, Enclave, London, UK

Speak Your Longing, Space Haebang, Seoul, ROK

Living Art Project, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, IRL

Foundation 14, Tullamore, Offaly, IRL

2014-‘Precognition’, Talbot Gallery, Dublin, IRL

C30 C60 C90 GO!, NEUE Collective show, The Library Project, Dublin, IRL

Student and Recent Graduate Group Show, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, GB

Periodical Review 3, Pallas Project Studios, Dublin, IRL

Circulation, Monster Truck, Dublin, IRL

2013-N.C.A.D.Graduate show, Dublin, IRL

Cursed, Catalyst Arts Centre, Belfast, GB

Publications

Slug Love, artist book, Luna Elaine Project Space, Southwark, London, GB

Gargle, publication, funded by Arts Council of England, GB

Selected Contributor, Living Arts Project Publication, Wexford Arts Office/Arts Council, IRL

Awards, grants

Visual Artist Bursary Award, Arts Council of Ireland

Culture Ireland funding, ‘Materials for virtue/Incandescent flare’, Britta Rettberg, Munich, DE

Visual Artist Bursary Award, Arts Council of Ireland

Developing Your Creative Practice Award, Arts Council of England

Culture Ireland funding, ‘Society of Nature’, Zurich, CH

Next Generation Bursary Award, Arts Council of Ireland
Material Matters, Collaborative Artlinks Award with Clare Breen, Mary Conroy, Ireland

Firestation Artists’ Studios, Residency Award Recipient, Ireland

Goldsmiths Almacantar Graduate Studio Award Bursary, UK
Artlinks Emerging Artist Bursary Award, Ireland
Burren College of Art Emerging Artist Residency Award, Clare, Ireland

Artlinks Emerging Artist Bursary Award, Ireland

Firestation Studios Sculpture Award Bursary, IRL

 

Artlinks Emerging Artists Bursary Award 2013, Ireland

National College Art Design, Dublin, staff bursary for Fine Art Paint Department student

Residencies

2022- Firestation Artists’ Studios, Dublin, IRL

Society of Nature, online, curated by Arianna Guidi

Superfluous Arts, London, UK

 

Burren College of Art Emerging Irish Artist Award, Clare, Ireland

 

Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely, Wicklow, Ireland

The Living Art Project, Wexford Arts Centre, Ireland

 

Catalyst Arts Centre, Belfast, GB

Collections

Arts Council of Ireland

Selected Works

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A tally of carbon mounts, 2022

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Amulets for an ecstatic afterlife, 2021

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Kin gathering, 2022

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oars for sisters, 2022

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Toe suckers and seekers, 2021

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drooping milk hills and giggling by the blue willow pleasure pool, 2022

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Selected Exhibitions