Danny McCarthy

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Danny McCarthy

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Danny studied at the National College of Art and Design. He has pioneered both performance art and sound art in Ireland and he continues to be a leading exponent exhibiting and performing both in Ireland and abroad recently in SPAN2 in London and at "Hearing Place" in Melbourne, Australia and in April 2004 exhibited/performed in TRACE Gallery Cardiff with a new work “Wild Oats & Cornerstones” and as part of Collective Jukebox 4.03 in Museo Fotografia, Milano, Italy. His work has appeared on numerous C.D.s and has been broadcast widely on both radio and T. V.. He is a founding director of Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, and of the National Sculpture Factory and is a director of Art Trail and the Sirius Arts Centre Cobh . He is the recipient of numerous awards and bursaries from both the Irish Arts Council and Dept of Foreign Affairs He has represented Ireland abroad at various exhibitions More recent exhibitions include the premier of his piece “waTEr” at the Bourges International Electro Acoustic Music Festival (France) and “Sounding The Town”(installation) and “Wa(l)king The Dream”(live sound performance with Viv Corringham) in the Sirius Arts Centre Cobh Ireland.

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