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Cat McClay and Éiméar McClay

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Cat and Éiméar McClay are Irish-born collaborative artists currently based in Glasgow. They both graduated in Intermedia Art from Edinburgh College of Art in 2020. Their collaborative practice considers ideas of queerness, abjection and patriarchal systems of power and oppression through an interdisciplinary body of work comprising video, 3D models, installation and digital collage. It draws on and seeks to examine the historical narration of the queer body within heteronormative society. Recent exhibitions and awards include Trading Zone 2019 at Talbot Rice gallery (Edinburgh), Futurelab, West Bund Centre (Shanghai), Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 Selected Artists, Friends of the University of Edinburgh Visual Art Award 2020, RSA New Contemporaries 2021, Hospitalfield Graduate Programme participants 2021/22 and Market Gallery residency participants 2021.
Supported by Kildare County Council, the Arts Council of Ireland and Visual Artists Ireland.
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