Disappearing Acts

Isabel Nolan

Isabel Nolan (b.1974 in Dublin, Ireland) studied at the Institute of Art, Design & Technology Dun Laoghaire, the University College of Dublin and the National College of Art & Design in Dublin. Nolan’s recent exhibitions include solos at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, (2014), Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, (2015); Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, (2014); Goethe Institut, Dublin (2012); The Model, Sligo (2011-12), and Museé d’art moderne de Saint-Etienne (2012). Forthcoming projects include solo exhibitions/projects with Launchpad NYC, (2015), C.A.G. Vancouver and Mercer Union, Toronto, both in 2016. Nolan represented Ireland at the 2005 Venice Biennale in the group exhibition ‘Ireland at Venice’. Her work has been featured at numerous institutions and biennials internationally, including Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art; Beijing Art Museum, The Yugoslav Biennial for Young Artists, Serbia-Montenegro, and Mediation Biennale, Poznan, Poland. Nolan is represented by Kerlin Gallery, Dublin.

Isabel Nolan, Our Universe Is Ending Sooner Than We Thought, Scientists Say, 2015. Digital print on paper. Photo: Kjell-Ove Storvik.
Isabel Nolan, (multiple works), 2015. Hand-dyed fabric and flag poles. Photo: Kjell-Ove Storvik.