Róisín Loughrey

Artist in Residence (Film/Video/Media Installation)

Biography

Róisín graduated from the National Film School, Dún Laoghaire in 2003. While at college she won the TV3 ‘Cast 2001’ Award for her short drama Dreams of a Forgotten King. Her graduate film Fall Into Half-Angel a short documentary, was screened at festivals worldwide and went on to win five international awards, including the prestigious Silver Dove at the International Festival of Documentary & Animation, Leipzig. Her work since then has been shown at home and internationally including New York Museum of Modern Art, SMARTLab International Symposium in London, Independent Exposure 07 and Film Expo Texas 2007. Her films have also been shown on television in Ireland, USA, Canada, and Australia. She lives in North Co. Leitrim and is currently a resident artist at the Leitrim Sculpture Centre while also participating in TRADE, a residency with four artists from Co. Leitrim, Roscommon and London-based artist Darren Almond.
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