Artist in residence, National Circus Festival, Tralee, 2015 A series of one line drawings documenting the circus performers and festival attendees rehearsing and performing throughout the weekend event. Stemming from my live art practice, I use drawing as an attempt... Read more
Article 2: How to Fold A Sheet, Cavan Theatre Festival, 2014 The performance was informed by research completed with a local women’s group, for which I received a Create Artist in the Community R&D Award. Situated in a small terraced townhouse, four female... Read more
Sugar Walk, Outbox, CIT Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork 2012, FIX Live Art Biennial, Catalyst Arts, Belfast 2013 Inspired by a woman walking through Cork city in a business outfit who appeared, to me, awkward and uncomfortable in her high heels and... Read more
Sally O’Dowd is a freelance visual artist and curator with a socially engaged practice. As a politically aware artist, her research is concerned with identity and in particular intimate female ritual and investigating the role – self selected and enforced – of women in contemporary Irish society.