Katherine Sankey is based in Dublin, did her B.A. at Sydney College of the Arts, Australia and D.E.A. under Hélène CIXOUS at Paris 8 University.
Sankey’s upcoming are Rua Red Winter Open 2019, Platform_20 at Draíocht; a lecture in the ‘Plinth Politics’ series at RHA. Recent group shows are: Tulca 2019 (Galway), 189th RHA Annual (Dublin), CAST, Luan Gallery (Athlone), Sculpture in Context (Dublin).
Sankey will be working on Chthonic Parts during the award. She uses the parallel concepts of plumbing and tree parts as water conduits to engage with ideas about mutation, evolution and human supply.
Image caption: Desmosome detail, 2019