//news+events

Discussion Event : Anamnesis Artwork,
The Amulet Exhibition Tour
Dr Ed Krcma, Lecturer History of Art, University College Cork, launched the Amulet exhibition and began the panel discussion event in City Hall, on 15 Oct 2014.

Response : to Shadow Traders Exhibition,
by Curator Maria Tanner

Mentor Award
Marie is an Arts Council AIC award mentor for 2014. The scheme, managed by Create, offers successful artist recipients an opportunity to receive mentoring as part of a research project with a host organization / community group.

Exhibition : Shadow Traders,
at Triskel Christchurch Arts Centre Cork
Shadow Traders
Marie Brett + John McHarg
6 - 31 Aug 2014
New artwork exploring an uneasy resonance experience of forsaken and private collections with curatorial support by Katherine Atkinson
Opening 6 Aug at 4pm, with guest speaker Johnny Hanrahan,
Director | Writer.
Further info>>

Article : Irish Independent Weekend Magazine
about The Amulet Exhibition Tour by Yvonne Joye

Response : to Anamnesis artwork, The Amulet Exhibition Tour
by Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley,
National University Ireland Galway, History Department

1 Aug 2014
Panel discussion at Áras na NGael, Galway,
For further info / to listen / read presentation>>

The Amulet Exhibition Tour is launched
Maeve Mulrennan, Curator and Head of Visual Art at Galway Arts Centre hosts launch event with guest speaker Sarah Searson, Curator, Writer, Cultural Policy Consultant and Head of Centre for Creative Arts and Media GMIT.
For further info / to listen>>

Article : Irish Times
Article about The Amulet Exhibition at Galway Arts Centre,
by Lorna Siggins

New - Amulet Website
Launched to accompany the national exhibition tour - The Amulet, Exploring the Hidden World of Infant Loss. Touring Ireland 2014/15.
www.amulets.ie

Article: Galway Advertiser
Article about The Amulet Exhibition at Galway Arts Centre,
by Kernan Andrews


Documentary Video :  Nest / Vacant Space
Record of a multi media art installation, presented underground at Lonehort Fort, Bere Island, during the Spring / Summer of 2014.
For further info / to view video>>

Trailer :  Hindrun | Threshold
A new trailer has been made an as introductory taster to this video artwork based in Iceland exploring ideas of Huldufólk.
To view>>

Documentary Video : E.gress Discussion
Record of a panel discussion event, about the artwork E.gress, which took place at The Crawford Art Gallery on 24 Oct 2013, accompanying an exhibition of the filmic work.
To view video>>

Award : Arts Council AIC Award, managed by Create
Marie receives national research award to explore creative potentials at Camden Fort Meagher, a Coastal Fort in Cork Harbor.

Book :  Vacant Space
New book produced documenting project on Bere Island exploring aspects of island life and resulting in the production of a multi media art installation, presented under the gun emplacements at Lonehort Fort during Spring / Summer 2014.
For further info / to view book>>

Award : Arts Council Touring and Dissemination of Work
Marie receives national award to tour exhibition - The Amulet - Touring Ireland 2014 / 15 Launching in Galway Arts Centre in August, then travelling to Limerick, Cork and Dublin.

Heritage Specialist
Marie is working for the Heritage Council as a heritage specialist in Bronze Age Gold, as part of the Council's Heritage in Schools scheme.
Round Table Discussion : LAB Gallery, Dublin
Hosted by Create, Marie will join LAB curator Sheena Barrett and bereavement consultant Cathy Quinn in open discussion with thinkers from arts, healthcare, collaborative practice and bereavement settings. This is a free event and all are welcome. Friday 16 January, 3-5pm.

Exhibition Launch & Live Performance
Accompanying the exhibition preview of the Amulet at the LAB gallery in Dublin, four artists will respond to the artwork though voice, dance and performance art. Free event, all welcome.
Thursday 15 January, 5-7pm

Selected : Curator + Mentor
Marie's working with the West Cork Arts Centre and artist Tess Leak as curator/mentor on the new project, The Museum of Miniature: The Islands.

Exhibition : The Amulet exhibition tours to the
LAB Gallery, Dublin
Jan 15 - March 28, 2015

Presentation : CCAD, Fine Art dept
Marie's a visiting lecturer sharing her art practice with fine art students, November 2014

Response : 'Material Trace/s'
by Mary Mackey
Written in response to the Anamnesis artwork.

Exhibition : The Amulet exhibition tours to
Cork Public Museum

Response : 'Ethical Beauty'
by Dr. Aine Phillips
Written in response to the Anamnesis artwork.

Presentation : National Museum of Ireland
'Reflections on Landscape, Objects and Death'. Marie is invited to give a presentation about her artwork alongside UCD Professor of Celtic Archaeology Gabriel Cooney, at the start of this project, November 2014.

Response : 'Transformative Space'
by Dr Patricia Mannix McNamara
Written in response to the Anamnesis artwork.

Live Performances at Exhibition Launch, Dublin
Artists Ceara Conway, Helga Deasy, Dominic Thorpe and Frances Mezzetti responded to the Amulet artwork through voice, dance and performance art. Supported by The LAB and Create. The exhibition continues at the LAB gallery until 28 March 2015.

'Dulce Domum'
'Dulce Domum' exhibition at Wandsford Quay Gallery, Cork, Ireland, curated by Marie Brett & John McHarg.
April 29 - May 16 2015.

Arts Council AIC Research Award 2015
Marie receives national Arts Council AIC Research Award 2015 to explore Irish Death Ritual. The award is managed by Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts.

Artists Bursary Award
Marie’s been awarded a local authority artist bursary from Cork County Council for 2015.
e.gress
E.gress opens at Irish Museum of Modern Art, November 3rd 2015.
Marie receives an Arts Council touring and dissemination of work award, to exhibit E.gress nationally during 2016.


Film selected
Marie's film '2 ROADS' has been selected by Cork Film Festival 2015.

e.gress
Marie's film, made with musician Kevin O'Shanahan is showing at IMMA until Dec 13.

New website
For Marie's national film tour: E.gress.

e.gress
Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Cork, Ireland, on February 14th 2016. All day screening in a massive mobile cinema,
(9.30am-6.30pm), with discussion event at 6.30pm.

Interview
The Arts Council & Summerhall TV have produced a short video about Marie & Kevin's film E.gress.

Residency Award
Marie's been selected as the University College Dublin, Social Science and Law, Artist in Residence for 2016.

e.gress | exhibition
The Model, Sligo, Ireland.
March 3rd to April 28th 2016

Presentation : UCD Sch Health Sciences
Marie's a visiting lecturer sharing her art practice with nursing students | March 2016


Exhibition
Affective Entities | Wandsford Quay Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
March 5 - 26 2016


IMMA blog
Irish Museum of Modern Art, artists blog by Marie

e.gress
Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Waterford, Ireland,
on April 14th 2016.
All day screening & discussion event in mobile cinema.

Keynote speaker
Marie is keynote speaker at the Death / Disease  / Design symposium, April 21st 2016.

e.gress
Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Limerick, Ireland,
on May 12th 2016.
Presented in partnership with Limerick City Gallery of Art.
All day screening, live dance & discussion event.

Training
Marie's leading training for Age & Opportunity | IMMA & Crawford Art Gallery | April / May 2016

Presentation : UCD Sch of Social Policy, Work & Justice
Marie's a visiting lecturer sharing her art practice | Women's Studies | May 2016

e.gress
Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Kilkenny, Ireland,
on May 26th 2016.
All day screening, live poetry & discussion event.

Mentor
Marie's mentoring Helium staff.

Presentation
Marie's a guest speaker & part of panel discussion at 'This is Not My Beautiful House' Seminar. The LAB, Dublin.

e.gress
Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Galway, Ireland,
on June 1st 2016.
Presented in partnership with Galway Arts Centre.
All day screening and discussion event.

e.gress IMMA event
Marie's national film tour closing event at The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
July 14 2016

Dublin City University - Helix Screening
Marie was invited to screen her & Kevin O'Shanahan's filmic
artwork E.gress at DCU's The Helix as part of the Ireland's
Dementia Showcase.

Essay
Ciaran Smyth of Vagabond Reviews has written an essay "I Said to Myself, Who Else?" about Marie & Kevin O'Shanahan's artwork E.gress to coincide with the recent IMMA event.

Documentary Award
Marie's received a national documentary bursary for 2016.

University College Dublin, College of Social Sciences and Law
Marie's the 2016 artist in residence and working with the School's of Philosophy, Law, Archaeology and Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice in researching the making of new artworks.

Project Award
Marie's collaborating artist John McHarg & Camden Fort Meagher to make a new artwork within the Coastal Fort in Cork Harbour.

Mentor
Marie's been invited to be the Leitrim County Council SPARK programme mentor, working with the project artist and
Prior PLM Medical.

Exhibition
Marie's artwork 'The Amulet' that's in the permanent Birthrites Art Collection has been loaned for the 'Birth' exhibition at The Royal Exchange, UK.

Published Paper
An academic paper written about the Amulet artwork/project has been published in the international journal 'Nurse Education Today'.
Authors: Maebh Barry, Cathy Quinn, Carmel Bradshaw, Maria Noonan, Marie Brett, Sandra Atkinson and Christina New.

GLOBUS 2017/20
Marie has been invited by UCD School of Politics and International Relations to contribute to GLOBUS 2017/20, an international research project that critically examines the European Union's contribution to global justice.

Launch Screening / Events
A documentary film about Marie's research at UCD, St Francis Hospice and the National Folklore Collection has been produced by film-maker Colm Mullen. The film records Marie's research about the essence of life and death experience and is the result of an artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary award funded by The Arts Council and Cork Arts & Health Programme HSE South.

Conference  2 days / 2 films
Marie's presenting two artworks at the international Kaleidoscope
Palliative Care Conference in Dublin Castle. May 2017.

Article published
Marie's jointly written an article with Helen O'Donoghue (Irish Museum of Modern Art) titled: "No it's not me, that's not me" which has been published in the international ENGAGE journal.

Event /Torpedo
A live arts event in a coastal fort : darkly torch-lit trail with film, sound, sculpture & spoken word through tunnels, vaulted ammunition stores & engine rooms. June 17/18th

Award  24/364
Marie's collaborating with staff at St Francis Hospice with partners IMMA and UCD Parity Studios to make a new artwork spanning medical, philosophical, folkloric & legal perspectives on death and dying. The project received an Arts Council AIC award 2017.

Film Festival
The new documentary film made by Colm Mullen 'ANIMA' about Marie's research project 'Whispers' will screen in competition at this years Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.