AUTHORS: Pauline Cummins
Pauline Cummins’ performance and video work examines the human condition from a feminist perspective.
Research driven themes of the political body, activism, human rights and gender are often explored in the artist’s practice. Cummins likes to collaborate with artists and communities in public sites and situations; including within prisons as a visiting artist and was the founding chairperson of the Women Artists Action Group, (WAAG).
Cummins lectured at the National College of Art and Design from 1994 – 2014. Her work is in both national and international collections including The Irish Museum of Modern Art and the National Maternity Hospital. Commissions include the Newgrange Interpretive Centre, New St. Park (Dublin) and the National Maternity Hospital.
Cummins was recently an Artist in Residence at The Irish Museum of Modern Art from 2021 – 2022.