Dominic ThorpeOn 18 August 2022 by Deej_Fabyc1
Dominic Thorpe works primarily through performance art, and also drawing, video, photography, installation, contextual, collaborative and relational based processes. He has shown and performed widely including at the Bangkok Cultural Centre, Performance Space London, Galway Arts Centre, Irish Museum of Modern Art and SASA Gallery Adelaide. He has completed several residencies,including at Nordic Arts Centre, Fire Station Artist Studios Dublin, and was the first artist in resident in humanities at University College Dublin. Thorpe has frequently engaged with inclusion and education based projects. He has work in a number of public collections in Ireland, including the collection of the Arts Council of Ireland. His work often addresses current and historical human rights violations and he completed a PhD at Ulster University in 2022 exploring how perpetrator trauma is addressed within performance art practices from Ireland.
Dominic Thorpe. Ingress. FIX performance art biennial Belfast 2019. Photograph taken by Jordan Hutchings.