Sandra Corrigan BreathnachOn 30 November 2022 by Deej_Fabyc1
Sandra Corrigan Breathnach is an Interdisciplinary artist working mainly in Performance Art, her
practice includes elements of Sculpture, Drawing, Photography, Video and Sound. Recent
performances include, ‘Severance III’ MAC, Belfast, 2021, ‘Primal Release’ Transitstation Online,
2021, ‘Severance II’ | PEPA Online N.Y. & Madrid 2021, ‘Human’ | Seeing You – Seeing Me –
Revision Festival – Belfast 2020, ‘Interference’ | Sounding Out – Derry – 2020. Other notable
performances include, ‘Through the Eye’ | PEPA – Madrid – 2019, ‘Severance’ | 60-120 Breaths –
Flax Art Belfast – part of ‘Humanism in Process’, ‘Voids’ | La Chambre Blanche for Inter le lieu’s
Rencontre internationale d’art performance (R.i.A.P.) Québec Canada 2018, ‘Truth ?’ | Pollen
Gallery Belfast – 2018, ‘Bound – UnBound’ | B.I.F.P.A 16 (Belfast International Festival of
Performance Art) – 2016, ‘Being’ | Acción Mad 16 – XIII Encuentro De Arte De Acción – Matadero
Madrid – 2016.
Recent collaborative works inlcude ‘Sentient’, Sarah Walker Gallery, Cork in June 2022 with artist
Alastair MacLennan. Their collaborative work began in 2018 with their Performance Installation
exhibition ‘Breath And Blood’ | Burren College Gallery | Co. Clare, the exhibition included live
performance, drawings, video, sound works and sculpture, another notable work was their 8 hour
collaborative performance ‘Flux In Flow’ | The Golden Thread Gallery | Belfast | 2019, noted by
Aidan Dunne as one of the ‘Five best art exhibitions to see this week’ in the Irish Times.
Other collaborations include the exhibition ‘Pollenate’ with Artist James King in 2016 in the Void
Gallery Derry, a combination of live performance, video, animation, photography and sound works.
Corrigan–Breathnach initiated and Curated Process X 5 in 2022, a Bbeyond Performance Art
Workshop giving an incite into the processes of five lead artists. Corrigan- Breathnach also initiated
and organised R-A-W (Recorded Action Web Exhibition) 2021, a new Bbeyond online Performance
Art Video Exhibition. In 2019 she initiated and Curated ‘Somatic Distortion’ a Performance Art
event which she developed with the Leitrim Sculpture Centre & The Glens Centre. Corrigan-
Breathnach was seleced as Co-Chairperson of the performance art organisation Bbeyond Belfast in
2020 and in 2022 they were selected for their current role of Project Manager, in both roles
Corrigan- Breathnach has implimented and overseen many Bbeyond projects, she is currently
Curating ONE-BODY a Bbeyond performance which she initiated, which will be held in the
Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda in December 2022. Corrigan-Breathnach’s work has been exhibited
both nationally and internationally and published in the critically recognised Abridged Magazine.
Recent awards are the Arts Council Artist Agility Award and the Leitrim Arts Office Sparks