An artwork by Maeve Brennan showing a poster of a stone dagger on a blue backdrop, pasted on a concrete wall by railway tracks
Online Event
Thu 30 Apr

Upgrade Yourself: Peer Exchange with Maeve Brennan

Thu 30 Apr
13.00 – 14.00
Streamed Live

Join Maeve Brennan’s Peer Exchange where she will provide insight into her practice as an artist and filmmaker based in London, plus learn some new skills and ask direct questions. 

Maeve’s workshop will offer an introduction to her work, followed by an in-depth case study into the process of producing a film, from conception to exhibition with the chance to ask her some direct questions to inform your own practice and ideas. 

Upgrade Yourself: Peer Exchange is our new digital strand of the Creative Careers & Skills programme at Somerset House, bringing you fortnightly bite-size snippets of information, innovation, and inspiration over lunch-time sessions.  

Reaching out and connecting you to our Somerset House Studios Artist community, various colleagues of Somerset House Trust, Somerset House Exchange Members as well as with our peers and industry friends within the wider creative industries.

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About the Artist

Maeve Brennan is an artist and filmmaker based in London. Working with moving image and installation, her practice explores the political and historical resonance of material and place. She has had recent solo exhibitions at Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Finland (2019); Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria; Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin (both 2018); Chisenhale Gallery, London; Spike Island, Bristol; The Whitworth, University of Manchester (all 2017) and OUTPOST, Norwich (2016). Her films have been screened internationally at film festivals including International Film Festival Rotterdam where she was shortlisted for the Tiger Shorts Award 2018. Brennan was educated at Goldsmiths, University of London and was a fellow of the Home Workspace Program at Ashkal Alwan in Beirut (2013-14). She was awarded the Jerwood/FVU Award 2018 and is the Stanley Picker Fine Art Fellow 2019.