Maeve Connolly is a Dublin-based researcher, focused on changing cultures and economies of art and media practice. She is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Film, Art & Creative Technologies at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Dublin, Ireland, where she co-chairs the MA in Art & Research Collaboration (ARC) and teaches on IADT’s BA (Hons) in Art.
She is the author of TV Museum: Contemporary Art and the Age of Television (Intellect, 2014) on television as cultural form, object of critique and site of artistic intervention, and The Place of Artists’ Cinema: Space, Site and Screen (Intellect, 2009), on aspects of the cinematic turn in art. She is also the co-editor, with Orla Ryan, of The Glass Eye: Artists and Television (Project Press, 2000), a collection of artists’ projects exploring the televisual.
Recent publications include contributions to the anthologies Women in Irish Film: Stories and Storytellers (Cork University Press, 2020), Artists’ Moving Image in Britain Since 1989 (Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2019), Women Artists, Feminism and the Moving Image (Bloomsbury, 2019) and European Women’s Video Art (John Libbey, 2019). Her current research focuses on artists as agents, analysts and archivists of infrastructural change.