Writer Nicole Flattery in conversation with Vivienne Dick about her life in film.
Vivienne Dick is a filmmaker artist who has been active since the seventies. Her films fluctuate between documentary, performance, fiction and dream, and are concerned with gender politics, ecology, and philosophy. She has had a major retrospective at Jeu de Paume, Paris in November of this year and in October a new two screen work called Joining the Dots… was included in a group show called Wayward Eye at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios. Her film Liberty’s Booty is on view at IMMA, in The Narrow Gate of the Here and Now and her feature documentary New York Our Time (2020) has won two awards and is available to watch on IFI Home.
Nicole Flattery's story collection Show Them A Good Time was published by The Stinging Fly and Bloomsbury in 2019. She is the winner of An Post Irish Book Award, the Kate O'Brien Prize, the London Magazine Prize for Debut Fiction and The White Review Short Story Prize. Her work has appeared in The Stinging Fly, the Guardian, The White Review and the London Review of Books. Nicole Flattery debut novel Nothing Special is forthcoming from Bloomsbury. Nicole Flattery is the TBG+S Commissioned Writer 2021.