AlanJames Burns

2017 - 2020

Entirely hollow aside from the dark,19-32 channel psycho-acoustic sound installation and event at night time within a cave, 30 minutes, 2016- 2017. Smugglers Cave, Portrane, Co. Dublin. 2016- 2017. Photo by AlanJames Burns.

AlanJames Burns is an audio-visual artist producing intricate multimedia and sensory environments in site-specific locations that address the futility of capturing that ephemeral thing we call ‘thought’.In 2017 his artwork Entirely hollow aside from the dark, originally commissioned by Fingal Public Arts Office, toured Ireland to Keash Caves, Sligo; Lickhill Cave, Cork; Aillwee Caves, Clare; Portrane, Dublin; Pollnagullom Cave, Fermanagh. Other selected exhibitions: Those Who Swim (in) The Forest, YGallerii, Estonia, 2015; 6iX Degrees, IMMA, 2014.Recent awards include Arts Council of Ireland Touring and Dissemination Award 2017, Irish Department of Arts, Heritage and The GaeltachtNorth/South Co-Operation Award2017; Creative Ireland Awards from Sligo County Council, Cavan County Council and Clare County Council, 2017.

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