Mandy Tracey: Irelands Bogs more than just a wet land


What vision comes to mind when you think of a bog? Perhaps, a wet, soggy and desolate landscape harbouring very little life. When I visualise a bog I think of all the weird and wonderful flora and fauna which have adapted to the harsh acidic and waterlogged conditions and how important it is for us to preserve these wetland ecosystems. Like most ecosystems on this planet peatlands not only provide an important… Read More

Tommy Flavin: Documentary Is Like Really Expensive Therapy


The idea of this blog is to document the process of developing art from its inception through to its eventual culmination as part of the exhibition and symposium, METAMORPHOSIS. So to kick off my own series of posts, I thought I’d give a little background as to myself and my own practise. Here, I’m going to talk about how documentary making can be weirdly therapeutic. It might sound odd to say, but… Read More

Metamorphosis | Art as Research. Research as Art

Welcome to the inaugural blog post of The Metamorphosis Project The Metamorphosis Team are absolutely thrilled to announce the launch of our multidisciplinary project planned for February 2016. The project has been in formation for many months, growing a team of vibrant, talented young artists and academic researchers  with a synergy of knowledge, ideas and creative practice. The idea behind the project first sprung to our founder, Jennifer Halton, in late 2014, as she explored… Read More