Irish Museum of Modern Art  

(External)

Level A conformance icon, W3C-WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

(External) High Graphics Version  

Top Navigation 1

1.1. Home
1.2. About IMMA
1.3. Support IMMA
1.4. Contact IMMA

Top Navigation 2

2.1. What's New
2.3. Join the Mailing List

Left Navigation 3

3.1. Exhibitions
3.2. Collection
3.3. Education and Community
3.4. Artists' Residency Programme
    3.4.1. How to apply
    3.4.2. ARP Updates
    3.4.3. Current Participants
    3.4.4. Forthcoming Participants
    3.4.5. Previous Participants: Search by Date
    3.4.6. Previous Participants: Search by Name
    3.4.7. Public Access
    3.4.8. ARP Projects
3.5. National Programme
3.6. IMMA Online: New Developments
3.7. Events at IMMA

 

Page Body

Artists' Residency Programme > Previous Participants: Search by Date

Eliza Newman-Saul (USA)

Eliza Neuman - Saul. Another Total Disaster: A Conversation with my Mom, 2008, performance.

Studio 11         
1 Oct 2009 - 28 Feb 2010
Installation, performance and drawing

Eliza Newman-Saul’s work consists of videos, photographs, installations, writing and performances, or rather, communicative moments. The tone of the work is observational, educated and funny. By blending seemingly contradictory styles, texts and images, she weaves narratives that move between genres and voices. In a recent video, Nothing will Come of Nothing, Newman-Saul documents three seemingly unrelated events - a neighbour who screams through the wall every night, swearing and kicking; a grasshopper sculpture by a local artist, which people are regularly posing beside and photographing, outside her window; and a discussion of her narrator’s own 9-month long hysterical blindness. These disparate stories map the artist’s understanding of psychosis, loneliness and travel. In another performance she asks her mother to go to a graveyard in the USA while the artist travels to a Dutch graveyard. The gravesites host a discussion about being the end of the family line.

Newman-Saul has an upcoming solo exhibition at Artspeak, Vancouver, Canada. Her work has been exhibited in New York City, Amsterdam and Los Angeles. Her writing will appear in the upcoming Witte de With publication as part of the Cornerstones Lecture Series.

The Process Room

Eliza Newman-Saul's work was shown in the Process Room, First Floor Galleries, from 26 January to 7 February 2010.

Click here for further information

 

Footer Navigation 4

4.1. Press Office
4.2. Corporate Events
4.3. Customer Charter
4.4. Sitemap
4.5. Print Version

 

Change Text Only Settings

Graphic version of this page