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Trails of Uncertainty Artists Spotlight: Vivienne Dick

Updated: May 16

Trails of Uncertainty is an exhibition of newly commissioned works by Mark Buckeridge & Vivienne Dick, centring around a collaborative video work. The exhibition will run from 18 May to 1 June, with a preview on 17 May from 6pm to 8pm.


A picture of a field with a hill and trees- Trails of Uncertainty exhibition by Mark Buckeridge and Vivienne Dick Upcoming Art Exhibition poster in the complex

Vivienne Dick (b.1950 Donegal) makes single and multi-screen works which combine elements of documentary, performance and fiction. Her films are concerned with gender politics, social issues, ecology and possible futures. Her early films helped define the Super 8 No Wave film movement of the late seventies in New York.


Living in London in the eighties and nineties she worked mainly in 16mm and in video, receiving a number of awards from The British Arts Council and The Arts Council of Ireland. Since returning to live in Ireland she continues to make new work.


Recent retrospectives/surveys include Queer Porto (2023), Jeu de Paume, Paris (2021), and IMMA (2017). Amongst recent group shows Women in Revolt, Tate Britain (2024), Light Years Ahead, Brighton (2023) ‘Who are you staring at, Pompidou (2023) and The Wayward Eye, Temple Bar Gallery (2021) Her feature documentary New York Our Time, received the Dublin Film Critics Award at DIFF in 2020.

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