Sophie Béhal’s work presents itself as sets of sculptural narratives – objects and images exploring and evoking feelings that cannot necessarily be verbalised but that shape our interpretation of the world. Her work manifests itself as sculptural installation, often incorporating text, audio and photographic elements. Recent projects include: Postal Project, Carlow Arts Festival, 2021, Objects in the Mirror are Closer than they Appear, Platform Arts Centre, Belfast, 2019; In the Offing, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, 2019; Things That Matter (solo show), curated by Leah Corbett, Kilkenny Arts Office Gallery, 2019. Recipient of Arts Council Bursary Award 2021, Agility Award 2021and Carlow Arts Festival seed funding 2020.
image caption: It clatters, but does not ring out clearly, 2019, plaster, paint.