Danny McCarthy

Danny McCarthy studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. He currently lectures in Sound Art, Listening, Improvisation and Experimental Practice in the School of Music, Film and Drama, UCC as well as being a visiting lecturer and workshop facilitator in other institutions.

He has pioneered both performance art and sound art in Ireland and he continues to be a leading exponent exhibiting and performing both in Ireland and abroad.

His work is in the collections of the Arts Council of Ireland, Crawford Art Gallery, Irish National Collection and Limerick City Gallery and numerous other public and private collections in Ireland and abroad. He has exhibited and performed widely in Europe, USA, Canada, China, Japan, Poland and other countries.

Danny is a founder director of Triskel Arts Centre and the National Sculpture Factory.

Recent achievements in 2023 include two sound and visual installations The Certainty Of Chance and Gort An Eist (Whispering The Names Of Places Long Forgotten) in the first Mor Artists Collective exhibition; performance/installation The Dreaming Of A Dry Stone Wall at Errant Sound Gallery, Berlin; live performances of ‘Strange Attractor’ in Berlin and in the Polish cities of Szczecin, Gorzow and Poznan, and the performance of a live soundtrack to ‘Ballet Mechanique’ for Cork Indie Film Festival.

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