Amanda Dunsmore’s artworks feature social actors who have transformed society, often filming them in locations of social-historic significance. Her art practice involves research processes exploring social-political and historic issues and on service to the municipality, civil rights and individuals in public office.
Amanda Dunsmore lives in County Clare, Ireland. She studied at the Newport College of Further Education, South Wales, 1986-87, at Ulster University, Belfast, 1987-1991 and the University of Limerick, 1999-2000. She is a Lecturer in Sculpture and Combined Media, at Limerick School of Art and Design.
Amanda Dunsmore is looking forward to creating a portrait of the Irish Transgender-Rights activist Dr Lydia Foy, to be filmed in her home town of Athy, in January 2021.
She is engaged in researching synthetic media/AI portraits and writing a chapter for a 2021Vernon Press publication titled; 'Accumulative Legacy Practice: Art Making as Longitudinal Social Archiving and Reflection'
The touring exhibition Becoming Christine is showing in November, as a part of 'The Age of The Female Gaze' the Belfast Photo Festival, Belfast Exposed gallery - Live Stream Artist Talk 20th November 2020. Ailbhe Murphy, Director of Create, National Development Agency for the Collaborative Arts, has nominated the 2018 exhibition KEEPER shown at The Hugh Lane, Dublin, for the Periodical Review #10 exhibition, Pallas Projects, December to January 2021.
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