Paola CatizoneOn 19 October 2022 by Deej_Fabyc1
Paola Catizone is a visual artist (NCAD Ba 2012 and MFA 2014) working primarily with with performance, as well as installation, drawing and relational processes.
She has held solo and group exhibitions and performed in many venues in Ireland and abroad.
She is the initiator and founder of The Breaking Cover Collective, a group of artists exploring the role of performance art in the ecological emergency.
Paola’s performances include Quanuk Snowflake, a solo performance at Earth Rising, IMMA, October 2022, The BCC group performance at IMMA in 2021and Being Water, at Sculpture in Context in 2018.
Her performance videos have been shown in online events, including the Bbeyond Performance Collective’s RAW virtual exhibition in 2021.
Paola’s background includes four decades of facilitating embodiment practices, both with a creative and a therapeutic focus. Her work engages in inter-disciplinary collaborations with choreographers, musicians and DJs.
“ As a grandmother concerned with the condition of the planet that my grandchildren will inherit, I believe in the role of art in the current ecological emergency. Embodied and meditative practices are central to my work as are the ideas of Nicholas Bourriaud’s Relational Aesthetics and the writings Gregory Bateson.”