Medium: Typewriter carbon film on paper
Dimensions: 120 x 140cm
Marking a surface, as a system of communication, has lost little of its relevance today; the means may be more varied but the essence of the act remains fundamentally unchanged. Working with communities and businesses Julie Merriman examine the history of mark making in the context of language: drawn, written and programmed. Using present-day and historical data, she investigate modes of inscription, replication and transmission.
Recent Awards: The Markievicz Award 2020, The Arts Council on behalf of Department of Culture, Heritage, Gaeltacht; Visual Arts Bursary, The Arts Council 2019; DLR Lexicon Gallery Visual Arts Commission Award 2018. Recent Project: Ports, Past and Present 2020/21. Solo exhibitions: Carriage Return, DLR Lexicon Gallery, Dublin 2018; Revisions, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin 2016. Group exhibitions: HOME: Being and Belonging in Contemporary Ireland, Glucksman Gallery, Cork 2021; Home from Home 2020 (on-line) Glucksman Gallery, Cork; Dublin Art Book Fair 2020 and 2019, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios; EVA International 2018, Limerick City Gallery.