About

Born:  1986, N. Ireland

Lives and Works:  Belfast

Education

2013 - 2014   Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queen’s University Belfast, MA Sonic Arts

2006 - 2009   University of Ulster, BA Honours Degree Fine Art

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

Perceptions, The Agency Gallery, London.  27 Sep 2019 - Feb 2020

Semblance and Event_02, Millennium Court Arts Centre, NI. 6 April - 23 May 2018

Semblance and Event_01, The Agency Gallery, London.  17 Feb - 1 April 2018

Order, Effect, Art Centre Ongoing, Tokyo, Japan.  Dec 2016

The Weight Of My Soul Keeps Ringing In My Ears, Golden Thread Gallery Project Space, NI. Nov 2013 

To Whom It May Concern, PS Squared, Belfast, NI. May 2010

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

Dissolving Histories: New Narratives, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, NI. Dec 2018 - Jan 2019

LUX, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Ireland. Nov - Dec 2018

Between Us And, EMBASSY Gallery, Edinburgh.  June - July 2018

The Landis Museum, Centre for Contemporary Art, Derry, NI. May - July 2018

The Headless City, TULCA Arts Festival, Galway, Ireland.  Nov 2016  

The Making, The Agency Gallery, London, England.  Nov 2015 - Jan 2016

Reassemble for Purpose, Platform Arts Gallery, Belfast, NI. Feb 2015

Temporary Sights, MART, Gallery 2, Ireland. Nov 2014

OUT|TUO Catalyst Arts Gallery, Belfast, NI. Jan 2013

reKOLLEKT, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany. April 2012

Celeste Prize Finalist Show The Invisible Dog, Brooklyn, New York. Nov 2010

 

Selected Performances/Showcases

 

RESIST, Performance, collaboration with techno producer Koichi, Black Box, Belfast. July 2018

Optophono, Showcase, Digital Design Weekend, V&A Gallery, London. Sep 2017

Sonorities festival of contemporary music, Performance, Goldsmiths, University of London, England.  April 2015 

Round Buttons Square Tones, Performance, PS Squared, Belfast, NI. June 2014

Sonorities festival of contemporary music, Performance, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast, NI. May 2014

]PS[+++ArtEvict, Durational Live Performance, Performance SPACE, London. Jan 2011

Residencies

 

Art Centre Ongoing, Tokyo, Japan.  7th Oct - 7th Dec 2016

Embodied Audio Visual Interaction Group (EAVI), Computational Arts Department, Goldsmiths University of London.   13th July - 20th Sep 2015

Self Arranged Residency, funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, duration of 3 months, Martignano, Italy.  May - July 2011

Flax Art Graduate Residency, duration 1 year, Flax Art Studios, Belfast, NI.  Sep 2009 - Sep 2010

 

Awards/Nominations

 

Sound and Music, Composer-Curator Award, London.  June - Oct 2017

Arts Council of Northern Ireland in partnership with Sonic Arts Research Centre (QUB), Artists

Career Enhancement Scheme. Jan - Nov 2015

Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Support for the Individual Artist Award. 2014

Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Support for the Individual Artist Award. 2012

Celeste Prize, International Arts Prize, Installation Finalist, Awarded Third Place in Installation and Sculpture Category.  Nov 2010

Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Self Arranged Residency Award.  2010

 

Reviews/Publications

 

Sculpture Magazine, ‘Helena Hamilton: Composing in Space’, by Brian McAvera.  Online: May 14, 2019.  Available: https://sculpturemagazine.art/helena-hamilton-composing-in-space/

AxisWeb, 'Artist of the Month: February 2019: Helena Hamilton'.  Online: Feb 2019.  Available: https://www.axisweb.org/artist-of-the-month/2019/helena-hamilton/

Charlotte Jansen, Review of ‘Semblance and Event’, 2018.  Available: https://www.helenahamilton.com/review

Aesthetica Art Prize: Future Now, 100 Contemporary Artists, p 180 - 181. 2016

Adbusters #110: The Epic Human Journey: Part 4, International, p 46. Nov 2013

Sugar High Mind Over Matter: A Stream of Consciousness, Berlin, Germany, 16th May, 2012

Brutal Silences Pure Labour, A Live Art Development Agency Study Room Guide on Live Art in Ireland, Ann Maria Healy and Helena Walsh, p 41. 2011

Laminate: Arts and Design Culture, Helena Hamilton: To Whom It May Concern, UK Edition, p 69. 2010

Celeste Prize International Catalogue 2010, Helena Hamilton: To Whom It May Concern, p 40. 2010

 

Other Work

 

Goldsmiths, Visiting Lecturer, Computational Arts Department, Masters Students.  July - Sep 2015.

©2018 by Helena Hamilton

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