Lisa Freeman is an artist and filmmaker working across moving image, scripted performance, text and installation. Her work draws into question economic and power structures and explores how intimacy might be employed as a form of resistance.

Recent screenings, exhibitions and projects include aemi & SIRIUS film commission, leading to a premiere at Cork International Film Festival 2023 and a solo show at SIRIUS in 2024; Screendance Film Tour (2024), Salt Lake Film Society, Utah, USA; film screening at Festival ECRÃ (2023), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Súitú – aemi’s 2023 touring programme, which screened at WORM Rotterdam, Filmhuis Cavia Amsterdam, Galleri Format Malmo, Filmform Stockholm, The Model Sligo, Irish Film Institute Dublin, South Tipperary Arts Centre Clonmel, Belfast Film Festival and Cork International Film Festival (2022). She had an artist publication launch and film screening of Slipped at Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray (2022) and an online solo presentation on ‘aemi online’ (October 2022 – January 2023). She showed four days of site-specific performances Slipped, Fell and Smacked My Face off the Dance Floor, with Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, (2022) and Brows For Days as part of Unassembled, The LAB Gallery Dublin, (2020). She has shown her work in; RHA Gallery Dublin, Somerset House London, Prenzlauer Kunst Kollektiv Berlin and Solas Nua Washington USA. She completed a MA in Art & Research Collaboration, IADT, Dublin (2020).

Recent awards include; Three Year Studio Award, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin (2023-), Project Studio Award, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin (2022-23), Arts Council of Ireland Project Award (2022), Bursary Award (2023, 2022, 2020), Kildare County Council Artist Grant (2016-23). Her work is held in the collection of the Arts Council of Ireland.