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In an attempt to expand the role of artist, audience, curator, host and performer Tonya uses her practice to promote participation, seeking to actively involve groups of artists, the public, and her own family and encouraging the viewer and participant to consider the confines of our environment - using a broad range of media including video sculpture and performative practice.
The attempt is to offer the viewer a clue or comment to the themes of the everyday and the trials, tribulations and struggles we all go through in our desires to win and achieve. By playing with the subject matter/ audience and materials the work reveals the friction between actual everyday life and social expectations.
Tonya is a co – director of Catalyst Arts, co – founder of Edinburgh based artist group echo and participant in Belfast based art collective, Prime.
Curator in residence 'research phase' starts Monday 14th June - Partcipants: Ben Crothers, Charlotte Bosanquet, Rowan Sexton, Sinead O’Donnell, Lydia Holmes, Yvonne Kennan, Siraj Izhar, Susan Lynch, Tonya McMullan&Colm Clarke.
PS² will be arranged as an office for the participants, during this phase the curators should each or in a team work and develop two proposals, one for the project space and one for an outside location. Two proposals will be selected and realised in January…Continue
To have a look at the progress of HERE YOU GO postcard project @ PS2 (part of give and take) please visit - http://ning.it/if85nv