Ailbhe Ní Bhriain

Born in Co. Clare, Ireland, Ailbhe Ní Bhriain studied at the Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork, the Royal College of Art, London and Kingston University, London, where she was awarded a PhD by practice in 2008. Her work has shown widely internationally, with exhibitions at Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin; Broad Museum, Michigan; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Hammer Museum, LA; Istanbul Modern, Turkey; and Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid among others. 

Current exhibitions of her work include: An Experiment with Time (solo), CCA, Glasgow; The Narrow Gate of the Here and Now: Social Fabric, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; A Nation Under the Influence: Ireland at 100, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris; The Space We Occupy, Irish Arts Center, New York; and Mountain Language, Galway Arts Centre, Galway. In 2022 Ni Bhriain will show as part of the 16th Lyon Biennale: Manifesto of Fragility, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath. 

Public collections of her work include Crawford Art Gallery, Cork; Trinity College Dublin; The Arts Council of Ireland; and Office of Public Works, Ireland. Ailbhe Ni Bhriain is represented by domobaal gallery, London. She is based in Cork, Ireland.