Bandits Live Comfortably In The Ruins. Sean Lynch
Departing from Sean Lynch contribution to Winning by Losing exhibition and wandering through some other projects, this talk will speculate about how urban space and environment is constructed, and what allegories and associations we can draw from it.
Sean Lynch (b. 1978, Kerry Ireland) is an artist currently living in Brussels. He was educated at the Stadelschule in Frankfurt. Alongside representing Ireland at the Venice Biennale in 2015, he has held recent solo exhibitions at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2017), Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver (2016), Rose Art Museum, Boston (2016), Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (2016) and Modern Art Oxford (2014), amongst many others. In 2015-6 he curated group exhibitions at Flat Time House, London, and Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford, and was recently Audain Distinguished Artist-In-Residence at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver. In 2019 he is Visiting Professor of Sculpture at Carnegie Mellon School of Art, Pittsburgh. He works alongside Michele Horrigan at Askeaton Contemporary Arts, enabling over a hundred artist residencies and site-specific projects to be made in southwest Ireland since 2006.