Fierce Foam | Catalyst Arts | Friday 4th | 15:00
Emer Lynch (b. 1985) is an independent curator based in Dublin. Recent curatorial projects include Foaming at the Mouth, visual art spoken word series co-curated with Tracy Hanna in Dublin and Amsterdam, 2014 – ongoing; He saw the world and was left wanting, solo exhibition by David Fagan, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee, 2015; Fathom and Span, solo exhibition by Mary-Jo Gilligan with performative lecture Layout for Broadcast Gallery and commissioned publication Scriptings#31 by Achim Lengerer, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, 2014; These Liquid Brinks, solo exhibition by Caroline Doolin, The Guesthouse, Cork, 2013; Waiting in the wings, solo exhibition by Sofie Loscher, Tactic Gallery, Cork, 2013; At the Level of Entity, group exhibition at The LAB’s Cube Gallery, Dublin, 2013; Eedi & Éabha, solo exhibition by Charlene McFarland, GaleriiPINK, Estonia, 2013.
Lynch completed an MA in Visual Arts Practices from the Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire in 2013, and holds a Joint BA in Glass and the History of Art and Design from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. She previously completed an internship at Project Arts Centre in Dublin as Assistant Curator of Visual Arts 2014 – 2015, and is currently Gallery CoOrdinator at mother’s tankstation, Dublin. In 2014, she was recipient of the Broadcast Gallery Emerging Curator Award.
Foaming at the Mouth, co-curated by Emer Lynch and Tracy Hanna, is a visual art spoken word project. It took the form of two series of live events in Dublin and Amsterdam, over the summers of 2014 and 2015. Through a focus on orality, Foaming at the Mouth supported the production, presentation and reception of text-based works by artists, curators, writers and others.