SONIA SHIEL

Dead Her, 2018.
Void, Derry.

Total Duration: (00:31:47) Colour, no sound. Recorded performance and appropriated footage. Live performance - external synchronised live narrated audio. Microphone, speakers and projector.

Shiel's works synthesise object, image and sound in performative and immersive installations. At Void, Shiel will premiere Dead Her, written, directed and performed by the artist in a narrated sequence of synchronised and interwoven, audio-cum-visual punchlines. It tells the story of a woman who half-way through her life is undergoing treatment to attain a fuller, more meaningful, smile. She is confronted at each appointment by mortality, symmetry, promise, guilt, humour and rules - and a younger man, who lives outside of them.

Curated by Mary Cremin.