Áine Phillips is a performance artist based in Clare where she is head of sculpture at Burren College of Art. She has been exhibiting multi-media performance works, installation and video in Ireland and internationally since the late 80’s. She has created work for multiple contexts; public art commissions, the street, club events, galleries and museums including City of Women Festival Ljubljana, Kyoto Art Centre Japan, Project Dublin and MOCA Cleveland. She has given talks on her work at TATE Britain and IMMA. She has been involved in curating major live art and performance events in Ireland such as Tulca Live 2005-2007 and Future Histories Kilmainham Gaol part of The Ireland 2016 Arts Council programme. She recently published “Performance Art in Ireland: A History” (Live Art Development Agency and Intellect Books UK 2015).