Angela Gilmour (Multi-disciplinary Artist) - Artist, Scientist or Researcher?
When art and science interact how do you define the results? This lecture discusses the research and experiences of working in both disciplines and the attempts to label and define the practice.
Angela Gilmour is a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in Ireland. She received an honours degree in Fine Art from CIT, Crawford College of Art and Design in 2015. Originally from Scotland, she previously worked as an engineer after graduating with an honours degree in Physics and a Masters in Science from the University of West Scotland. For almost two decades Gilmour worked in the Semiconductor Industry, primarily within the area of nanotechnology and crystallography, before immersing fully into a contemporary art practise Gilmour is currently a member of Backwater Artists Group and Cork Printmakers.
Taking place on all the Wednesdays in August 1st - 8th - 15th - 22nd - 29th, the Frequencies series of lunchtime talks gives the NSF an opportunity to open its doors to the public in order to foster an exchange of ideas between our local creative community and some of Ireland’s leading artists, designers, scientists and researchers. All lectures in this series are free and open to all and will take place in the Mezz on the Factory floor. Seating is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. More details on all our presenters and the series on our website www.nationalsculpturefactory.com