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Nollaig Molloy


Timeline, Video Installation, Catalyst Arts Belfast, Photo: Trevor Wilson, 2020

A Meeting at Muine Bheag Community Centre

Screening event
Muine Bheag Community Centre
Thursday 12th August, 7 pm


This event, hosted by artist Nollaig Molloy, will include a screening of her 2020 film, Worth Your Salt along with a selection of other work.




Biography


Nollaig Molloy is a visual artist based between Belfast and the north west of Ireland. Her practice explores materials from natural landscapes and sites looking at their relevance to historical, social and industrial situations. Her past projects and works range from working with Belfast-based improvisational vocal ensemble, HIVE Choir, to a series of live radio broadca
sts from a lake boat on the River Shannon, to exploring rock salt from 1500 metres underground in a working salt mine in Northern Ireland.

She graduated from Belfast College of Art in 2020, where she received a Masters of Fine Art.
She was recently awarded a Development Residency with Belfast Print Workshop and Emerging Practice Award with Fingal Arts Office, Public Art Project Infrastructure in 2018.

Recent exhibitions include: Catalyst Arts Graduate Award solo exhibition; Retreat to Stone, Stone in Retreat,  2021, BA and MFA Degree Show at The MAC Belfast, group exhibition Keep-Dry at Catalyst Arts Belfast, 2020 and Normal Position, Show Position at Platform Arts Belfast, 2019. She was awarded the CREATE Artist In the Community, Project Realisation Award in 2017 to support the realisation of Sounding the Shore.  In 2017 she presented a solo exhibition, Extraction, at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim as part of the artist residency programme.



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