Louise Manifold is an Irish visual artist who works conceptually with film, photography, sculpture and text.Louise Manifold works conceptually with film, photography, sculpture and text. Fascinated by the power of stories and the creation of myth, Manifold's work explores narratives and scenarios that challenge the self and the body in relation to the other. Louise graduated from Central St Martins Collage London and the Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland. She has exhibited extensively throughout Ireland in exhibitions at The Dock Arts Center, Leitrim Galway International Arts Festival, The Science Gallery Dublin, The MAC Belfast, Galway Arts Center and internationally at Haus Der Kunst Munich ISCP, New York, Supermarket Art Fair, Stockholm, Red House Arts Centre Syracuse New York, Candid Arts Centre, London, The Botin Foundation, Spain. Louise has been the recipient of awards from The Arts Council of Ireland, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Culture Ireland, and local authorities. In 2009, she was one of four artist short-listed for the A.I.B Art prize. Manifold has developed a number of interdisciplinary curated projects including Aerial/Sparks for Galway's European Capital of Culture Program, alongside co curation of Wild-Screen 2015. She lectures at School of Design and Creative Arts, ATU Galway City, and the Huston School of Film and Digital Media at NUI Galway,Ireland.