<t<a<n>ge>n<t>>cy It’s as if something… that could orbit, something referring one object to another. Think of two dancers, dance, with a movement seen from above that forms a tangent, it lets loose, one object of another, flung through a space. Neither knows exactly the… No, it’s not that either. It’s the lack of any precise […]
From the Periphery to the Core, the Appendix to the Heart Art and Agency in the Medical Environment A conversation on the possibilities of trans-disciplinary ideas in artistic practice, specifically between contemporary art, its institutions, and the spaces in which those institutions exist. As example the medical environment, a discussion on the differences and similarities […]
Publication: Journal of Irish Studies: McConigly, Phelim. “Resilience is performed in our very own imagination, An Artistic Intervention.” In Daredevils of History? Resilience in Armenia and Ireland, edited by Suzan Meryem Rosita and Dieter Reinisch, 207-210. Florence: Firenze University Press, 2018.
Having started work on the Heraklion versions of “Fortress Image” as mimetic sculpture, I would like to continue this project with a work in the city which reflects the eclectic mix of style of architecture in the cities history. In his book Mimesis & Alterity by Michael Taussig he talks of the fortress-images of the […]
Performative Installation @ Schneiderei / Studio Ruyter, Wien The illusion of safety in an object – is also a reworking of a previous piece which I made regarding this Bulgarian Architect Atanas Petrov, who I’ve been in contact with because of his medical museum from 1965 in Bulgaria. I’ve been working with that space both […]
Parallax @ Medical Museum, Uni.Hospital Georgi Stranski, Pleven, Bulgaria w/ Atanas Petrov Foundation documentation The “Parallax” project aims to create a permanent installation of works in the medical museum, which is representative of the political and social upheaval from its founding in 1965, the 50+ years of the structures existence, including its closure around 1989 and […]
As a starting point, a Simulacrum, according to Baudrillard, is the mimicry of something which had no reality to begin with. The grid pattern, a neutral space exploited throughout the history of culture, has been reduced onto a surface nominally understood as painting. Even with the removal of historical and cultural references, the paintings shown […]
interferece @ Akron Molecules / Vienna Bio Center julie gufler, mads hvidtfeldt, phelim mcconigly, tom phelan, stefan reiterer, nikolaus suchentrunk, mads westrup, lea von wintzingerode, dario wokurka, amelie zadeh Patterns that assume divergent or complementary views within similar spaces are often and consistently viewed as something from a scientific realm, but the theory also holds true for that of artistic positions that are multiple, […]