MacWilliam, Susan

Susan MacWilliam is a video and installation artist who has spent over ten years exploring the world of the paranormal. Through archive research, participation in experiments and interviews with leading parapsychologists, MacWilliam has developed an expansive body of work which mediates between the worlds of art and psychical research. Supported by Arts Council of Northern Ireland and British Council, Susan MacWilliam represented Northern Ireland at the 53rd Venice Biennale with a solo exhibition, REMOTE VIEWING which featured three video works. Eileen (2008) and Dermo Optics (2006) will be exhibited at Farmleigh from 12th March - 15th May 2010 and F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N (2009) will show at the NCAD gallery from 12th March - 10th April 2010. Susan MacWilliam is a lecturer in Fine Art at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. She has exhibited in Ireland and internationally for over 15 years, including solo shows at Jack The Pelican Presents, New York and Gimpel Fils, London in 2008. Her video works (1998-2007) are housed in the Drama and Literature Section of the British Library's Sound Archive. She has been artist in residence at PS1 Center for Contemporary Art, New York; CCA, Trinidad; Parapsychology Foundation, New York and aceart inc/University of Manitoba Archives, Winnipeg. MacWilliam will exhibit in the 8th International Photo-Triennial Esslingen 2010 and will have a solo show at aceart inc, Winnipeg in 2010 screening F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N.