LennonTaylor is the collaborative practice of Marilyn Lennon and Sean Taylor, established in 2021.
Marilyn Lennon is an artist and lecturer. Marilyn's art practice is situational, process based, durational and collaborative. The work asks us to engage with complex ecologies of place. The creative outcomes are often co-produced actions, images, objects, situations and sites of exchange. In 2021 she joined the Crawford College of Art and Design, as a lecturer on the Fine Art programme, Munster Technical University, Cork. Until 2021 she was joint-leader of a Taught Masters programme, Social Practice and the Creative Environment (MA SPACE) at Limerick School of Art and Design), LIT, Limerick. (established in 2010 in collaboration with Sean Taylor) She has a MA in Ceramics from the National College of Art and Design. Her doctoral research at the Interaction Design Centre (University of Limerick) with Prof Liam L. Bannon, examined the contribution artists and designers make in interdisciplinary co-design projects (2007). More recently in 2021 she completed the ‘Commissioning and Curating Contemporary Public Art’ course at the University of Gothenburg.
Sean Taylor is a socially engaged artist and educator with considerable international and national experience. Sean’s social art practice explores concepts of annual and natural cycles in nature and time. The core artistic research methodologies he employs have a strong connection to space, place, ecology and the urgent need for social action. He holds a PhD exploring Acouscenic Listening and the Creative Soundwalk and its links to the social and creative reimaging of place. He established the art and science collaboration Softday with software engineer Mikael Fernström in 1999 and continues to develop public art projects with the Softday collaboration.He is the Joint-Leader MA in Social Practice and the Creative Environment (established in 2010 in collaboration with Marilyn Lennon) and Year 4 Lecturer on the undergraduate Sculpture & Combined Media programme, at Limerick School of Art & Design.
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