Gather: Young Art Writers with Lily Cahill

03 — 17 April 2023, 6:00–7:30pm

A two-part art writing workshop led by visual artist, writer, facilitator and editor Lily Cahill.

The Young Art Writers programme explores different aspects of writing in relation to visual art through workshops led by writers, and artists and curators with a writing practice. Over the two sessions participants will discuss and experiment with writing in relation to the current gallery exhibition, Niamh O’Malley’s Gather. The workshops are based on shared learning and exploration as opposed to teaching or critique based sessions. There will be time between sessions to experiment with writing.

The programme is designed for anyone age 18 - 25 who is interested in art and writing, or who would like to be introduced to this area. No experience is necessary and all levels of writing ability are welcome. There are a limited amount of spaces for this workshop and so we a short written expression of interest.

Lily Cahill
is a visual artist, writer, facilitator and editor. She is the winner of the Visual Artists Ireland/ Dublin City Council Art Writing Award 2019. She has written or performed her work for The RHA, The Lab Gallery, Visual Artists’ News Sheet, CIRCA, Art and Research Collaboration (ARC) at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Paper Visual Art, the School of Visual Culture at NCAD and Foaming at the Mouth. Lily has facilitated writing and creative projects with Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, The RHA, The LAB Gallery, Dublin and MoLI - Museum of Literature Ireland. She has been a co-editor of Critical Bastards, funded by the Arts Council of Ireland, since 2014.

The Irish Tour of Ireland at Venice is supported by the Arts Council as part of its commitment to promote the visual arts to Irish audiences.