Susan Leen



CV

EXHIBITIONS



2020:  Petits Grandes Actions , Le Feu Caché, Le 6B, Saint Denis, Ile de France, France
2020:  Portes Close, Le Wonder, Nanterre, Ile de France’ France
2019:  Bouger, solo exhibition, Galerie Ethiopiques, Saint-Louis, Senegal.
2018:  MxAxC, Le 6B, 6 rue de la Legion d’honneur, Saint Denis, France.
2017: Here be Monsters, solo exhibition, Gallerie les Moulins, Ile-de-France, France
2016:  Lines that Meet, solo exhibition, Siamsa Tire Gallery, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland
2016:  Places of Fiction, Fictions of Place, solo exhibition, Kreatori, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2016:  The Noble Island, Largo das Artes/Despina, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2016:  We Are Native, Hoxton Gallery, London, U.K.
2016:  Et si on s’etait trompé?/What if we got it wrong? ( France & Ireland)
Ireland Tour: F.E Mc Williams Gallery & Studio,Banbridge, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Co.Cork
2015:  Et si on s’etait trompé?, Irish Cultural Centre, Paris, 75005, France
2015:  Relational geographies, UAL Gallery, High Holborn, London, U.K.
2015:  Ce n’est pas une heure pour les histoires de revenants, Rentrons!, Villa Belleville, Paris
2014:  Carnet de Reves III, Gallery Les Moulins, Ile-de-France, France
2014:  Young: Emerging Artists, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin, Ireland
2013:  Describing Architecture: Work in Progress, The Octagonal Room, Dublin, Ireland
2013:  Carnet de Reves II, Gallery Les Moulins, Ile-de-France, France.
2013:  La Belevedere, Subjective Mapping, Parc du Belleville, Paris.
2012:  Describing Architecture: scale and medium, Architectural Association of Ireland, Dublin.
2011:  Genius Loci, Axa in Action, AXA, Prague, Czech Republique
2011:  Roots and Radicals: The Elysian Tower Art Centre, Cork, Ireland
2011:  Make Yourself at Home?, U.N. International Migrants Day, Paris, France.
2011:  Rest your head: Lifes no Picnic on the Streets : The Atrium, Dublin, Ireland
2011:  Rest your head, Electric Picnic Festival, Stradbally, Co.Laois, Ireland
2010:  Lungs, Focus on Nature, The Centre for Creative Practice, Dublin, Ireland
2011:  Prison?, performance & film by director Charlie Ryder, London, U.K.
2010:  Tarpetti dei Sogni, Site specific performance, ‘INteatro’, Polverigi, Italy
2009: Experiment A, The White Space, Central Saint Martins, London, U.K.
2009:  The Strange Situation, The White Space, Central Saint Martins, London, U.K.


EDUCATION

2020/21: Illustration & Arts Narratives, C.E.S.A.N., Paris, France
2020/21: Illustrator & Photoshop for Illustration, CMAP, Paris
2008/9:   M.A. Performance Design & Practice, Central Saint Martins, London, U.K.
2012:  Cartographie Sociale, Quartier du Monde, Archipelia, Paris 75020
2000/4:   B.Des, Visual Communications, N.C.A.D., Dublin, Ireland



AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2019:  Waaw, Artist Residency, Saint Louis, Senegal.
2019:  Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Training Award
2017:  Culture Ireland Grant Award: Here be Monsters, Gallery Les Moulin, France
2016:  Culture Ireland Grant Award: Places of Fiction, Fictions of Place, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2016:  Largo das Artes, Artist Residency, Rio de Janeiro, Braxil
2015: Joya Arte y Ecologia Residency, Andalucia, Spain
2015:  Food, Water, Life, Residency, The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada
2015:  The Banff Centre Artist Award
2013/5: Artist in Residence, La Villa Belleville, Paris.
2013:  Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Training Award
2010:  Central Saint Martins’ studio Internship award Studio-Orta, Paris.
2003:  Erasmus student printmaking award; University of Ljubljana, Slovenie


PROJETS & ATELIERS

2021: Le Feu Caché, Drawing Social justice, collaborative project
2020:  Drawing Lab, Paris, drawing workshops with Studio-Orta
2019: Art & Activism, workshop and conference, Centre Culturel Irlandaise, Paris, France.
2017/8: Concrete Pleasures, UCL, London avec ZU-UK, London.
2016:  Finding Common Ground, projet with new communities, Siamsa Tire, Ireland
2015:  Ville Imaginaire, cartographiques workshops , Paris Habitat & La Ville de Paris.
2010 :  ArtCube, Public installation commissioned by DLR Co.Co.,Irlande
2010:  The People’s Park, The Festival of World Cultures, Dublin, Ireland
2009:  Diversity Toolkit, 3 Montague St., Dublin 2 , Ireland
2008:  StoryWorld, D.C.T.V., Digital Hub.,Dublin Ireland
2007:  Spirasi livre d’illustration pour Spirasi, Dublin,Ireland


PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA

2017:  Visual Artists Ireland New Sheet; Lines that Meet, May/June 2017
2015:  Et si on s’etait trompé?, conférence, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France.
2015:  Et si on s’etait trompé?, entretien radio, Aligre FM, Paris, France
2011:  Vulnerability in the Public Domain, essay pour DePaul Ireland for Electric Picnic
2011:  Phantom f.m., The Kiosk, Dublin; Rest your Head projet pour DePaul Ireland
2004 : Erskin Nicol and the representation of a post Famine nation, Thoughtlines 7; N.C.A.D.,


ADDITIONAL INFO:

2021: Studio artist at Studio Marianne Guèly, paper sculpture creations, Paris, France
2009-ongoing: Studio artist at Studio-Orta, Le Moulin, Seine et Marne, France
2019:  CIFACOM Paris, enseignante in Audiovisuel Studies.
2017/8: Teaching: La Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3. Modules: ‘Biography of London’ & ‘Cinema & Crisis’
2015/6:  Collaboratrice with La Fin des Cartes?,research project at La Sorbonne, Paris.