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Shelagh Honan

Shelagh Honan is a visual artist working in Ireland. She works predominantly with experimental film, photography, projection, sculpture and installation.
Her practice concerns the development of new strategies to present narrative through video, sound and projective environments. Her’s is a contemplative video practice that encompasses the minimalist, observational art of slow cinema, a genre of film-making that emphasizes long takes with little or no narrative.These films establish an evocative register that connects the viewer with the saliences of a memorialised past and a memorialised landscape.

She is a full time lecturer in Photography Film Video in Limerick School of Art and Design.

Recent exhibitions include the wom@rts series, opening in Maribor, Slovenia,  Vilnius (Lithuania), Santiago de Compostela (Spain) and Rijeka (Croatia), Angoulême (France) and Limerick (Ireland). In 2019 she was awarded Culture Ireland funding to exhibit and attend in this series of international exhibitions. In 2018 she  took part in a residency program in Avilés in Spain and she was invited to exhibit her installation Passage of Sound In Feile Na Bealtaine festival in Dingle.  ‘Passage of Sound’ was also selected for Blow Up international Film festival in Chicago, and several other film festivals in Ireland.


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