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‘Digital Art in Ireland’ is a panel discussion presented by Sample-Studios in partnership with UCC Department of Digital Humanities

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‘Digital Art in Ireland’ is a collection of essays examining how new media technologies are shaping the island’s contemporary artistic practices. As one of the first dedicated culture-specific treatments of Irish digital art, it fills a major gap in the national media archaeology of Ireland, engaging with a range of topics, including electronic literature, video games and the data-city. On the occasion of its launch, Sample-Studios in partnership with University College Cork Department of Digital Humanities, presents this series of presentations exploring contemporary digital art practice and a panel discussion with invited contributors EL Puttnam, Kieran Nolan and Conor McGarrigle, chaired by Chris Clarke.

Chris Clarke is Senior Curator of the Glucksman, University College Cork, where he has curated numerous exhibitions, including 1,2,3,4: Dance in contemporary artists’ films; Circadian Rhythms: Contemporary art and biological time; and The Parted Veil: Commemoration in photographic practices, amongst others. He has also curated international exhibitions including Innsbruck International 2020 and 2018, various sites, Innsbruck, Austria; Under the Surface: Newfoundland & Labrador at the 55th Venice Biennale, Galleria Ca’Rezzonico, Venice, Italy; and The Second Act at Arts Centre de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, Netherlands. He has published numerous texts and reviews of contemporary art and is a frequent contributor to art journals and magazines including Art Monthly, Source, VAN and Photography & Culture. Contributors:

Conor McGarrigle is an artist and researcher working primarily with digital media. His practice is characterised by urban interventions mediated through digital technologies and data-driven explorations of networked social practices. He is a lecturer in Fine Art New Media at the TU Dublin School of Creative Arts and a Research Fellow of the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media. He has exhibited extensively internationally including the Venice Biennale, Fundació Miro Mallorca, the Saint-Étienne Biennale, SITE Santa Fe and the Science Gallery.

EL Putnam is lecturer in Digital Media at National University Ireland, Galway. She is an artist- philosopher writer working predominantly in performance art and digital technologies. Her work focuses on borders and entanglements of gesture, particularly the interplay of the corporeal with the machinic. Through her artistic practice, she explores hidden histories and emotional experiences, testing the limits of their un-representability. She holds a PhD from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts. Her research focuses on continental aesthetic philosophy, performance studies, digital studies and feminist theory.

Kieran Nolan is an artist-researcher, indie-game designer, and academic. He is a lecturer in Creative Media at Dundalk Institute of Technology, and Co Director of DkIT’s Creative Arts Research Centre. Kieran’s interdisciplinary research explores the aesthetic, material, and connective properties of arcade video game interfaces, through digital art, design critique, and platform histories. He holds a PhD in Computer Science specialising in Game Studies and Media Art from Trinity College Dublin. His work has been awarded by Leonardo / The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, the Institute of Designers in Ireland, and Imirt / The Irish Game Makers Association and featured at exhibitions and conferences worldwide.

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