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Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney

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Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney

(Artist, Curator and Author)

b: Liverpool (UK), 1967.

Current residence: Cheshire (UK).

Biography:

Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney has a BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree, BA Art History Degree and Masters Degree in Visual Arts at Liverpool John Moores University (England, UK).

Her creative practice is set in live art, new media and digital technology in prior initiatives she has explored body politics and liminality. Her research approach overall considers new and innovative modes of expression modified through other cross-disciplinary collaborations, such as previous projects with optical engineering, robotics and biotechnology.

Her art has combined site-specific installations, technological advances and live art. She has performed and exhibited in array of international events, such as the Liverpool Biennial, Venice Biennial, Performance Art Festival (USA), Hong Kong Biennial and Berlin Kunst Salon. Other projects have taken place in London, New York, Paris and Copenhagen.

She was Founder of various cultural initiatives, such as Whores of Babylon (UK) (2000 - 2003), Transvoyeur (International Arts Exchange Programme) (2003 - 2009), Gesquoi (Cultural Research) (2001 - 2004) and Aesthetic Innovation (Arts, Media, Science and Technology) (2008 - 2012).

She has been engaged in critical and creative research in Visual Language in Arts, Culture, Linguistics and Semiotics in a Technological Age (2012 - 2015) Socio-cultural, Political and Economic Implications of the Parthenon as Artefact, Object and Commodity in 21st Century (2016) and Abstraction and Performance (2017).

Her previous professional creative activities have been as a Painter, Sculptor, Researcher, Writer and Lecturer in Fine Art. She has been commissioned by many private and public bodies and international collectors of her art work.

She has proactively been involved in arts education and socio-cultural projects that have combined mutual charitable concerns for fundraisers and donation of arts, as well as art within the community and institutional collaborations (medicine, education, cultural and commercial).

Portfolio:

Professional experience in creative media and practices:

- Live Art

- Cross-disciplinary and Collaboration

- New Media and Digital Technology

- Site Specific and Installations

- Art Theory, Discourse and Publications

- Workshops and Mentorship

- Lectures, Seminars and Conferences

- Research, Development and Innovation

- Curatorial and Projects Management

- Sculptural and 3Dimensional Media

- Paintings and Screenprints

Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney

(Artist, Curator and Author)

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Twitter: www.twitter.com/g_e_sweeney

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