Kerry Guinan is a conceptual artist based in Limerick. Her work involves interventions, performances, and social experiments that critique capitalist relations. Recent projects include the Highlanes Gallery Open Submission group exhibition (2020), a residency in Bill Drummond’s Curfew Tower in Antrim (2019), the curation of TULCA Festival of Visual Arts: TACTICAL MAGIC (2019), and the solo exhibition ‘Our Celestial Sphere’ at Pallas Projects/Studios (2019).
In 2018 she was awarded the Arts Council of Ireland’s Next Generation Award for Visual Art. Upcoming projects include the group exhibitions ‘Home’ in the Glucksman Gallery, Cork (2021) and ‘Searching for the Miraculous’ in Govan Project Space Glasgow (2021). Guinan is currently a research scholar at the Limerick School of Art and Design where she is developing the practice of relational socialist realism: an artistic methodology that gives form to global social relations.