Yello on a Bike Live-streamed 360° video, 25th March 2021 Commissioned for Belfast International Festival of Performance Art, this was a performance for mothers and carers in isolation who had – at that time – experienced over a year of lockdowns. I... Read more
Mothership, ‘What If?’ performance art festival, Townhall Cavan Arts Space 2017 I was four months pregnant, dressed in a pink unitard with pink hair, gem stones stuck to my skin, holding an umbrella and an empty glitter-covered milk carton overflowing with gold foil... 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.