Vicki Davis

Vicki Davis 

Studio 3
27 September to 26 November

Cork Based Visual Artist Vicki Davis graduated from TUDublin on Sherkin Island with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art 2020. Graduating with First Class Honours Vicki's film installation Vort_i_city was shortlisted for the RDS Visual Art Award, 2020.

Performance, film installation and experimental sound make up Vicki's artistic process. Having previously studied Graphic Design and Digital Media in CSN, technical mediums have followed into her practice. Her work is informed by neuroscience, cognitive decline, sociology and welfare. 

Since graduating Vicki has gone on to produce work for Cork Midsummer Festival with her installation Meatán curated by Pluck Projects, Visual Arts Curators for Cork Midsummer Festival in 2021

She is currently one of eight GROUND0 community artists in residence at The Guesthouse Projects. A studio member of Sample Studios and a professional member of Circus Factory in Cork. Her work is currently focused on exploring the physicality of dance and circus arts in relation to harnessing positive mental health.          

For her residency at Uillinn Vicki will be immersing herself in her hometown of Skibbereen, researching new ways to develop her current work into a participatory solo exhibition.

Mental Health Awareness Day : Uillinn Dance Studio, October 10th:

 Vicki Davis along with artists Inma Pavon, Seiko Hayase and Catarina Araujo will perform "The Importance of Breath" a new collaborative installation and live performance that is focused on the unification of four solo works through the process of narration.        

Vicki will hold an open studio at specific dates throughout the residency

Supported by Cork City Council and the Arts Council of Ireland.

"All is not lost...and you most certainly can teach an old dog new tricks!"


Image: Film still of a performance taken in 2019 by Etaoin Melville  


WCAC acknowledges the financial support of the Arts Council and Cork County Council in making these residencies possible.

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