James Ó hAodha


Exhibitions & Events

GSA MFA Degree Show, The Glue Factory, Glasgow. (June 2017)

Ships Passing in the Night, long-term exhibit, Pembroke Library, Dublin. (2017)

Ships Passing in the Night, Video Screening, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin. (March 2017 - Present)

Ships Passing in the Night, a 'National Neighbourhood' project, South-East area.                                               [Dublin's Culture Connects - 2020 Legacy Projects, Sept-December 2016]

A Foolish Fire, Perhaps, The Provand's Lordship, Glasgow (November 2016)                                                       Curated By Rudy Kanhye, Laura O'Leary & David Upton.

GSA MFA Interim Show, The Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art. (May 2016)

TRIAL BY FIRE, performance event, Project Space 2, Glasgow. (January 2016)

On Curating Histories, collaborative lecture series, NCAD Dublin.  Curated by Kate Strain. (November 2015)

OVERSTOCK #2, MART, Rathmines, Dublin.  Curated by Jennie Taylor and Deborah Madden. (May 2015)

Corpo Volta II, live art event, The Poetry Club, Glasgow. (March 2015)

Ormond Studios Five Year Anniversary Exhibition I & II. Co-curator and contributor. (Oct – Nov 2014)

FOAMING AT THE MOUTH #4, artists’ spoken word event, Dublin.                                                                     Curated by Tracy Hanna and Emer Lynch. (September 2014)

Stone Soup, group show with BASIC SPACE & Ormston House, The Sailor’s Home, Limerick. (July 2014)

THE CRANK SET Bike Gang Rally, participatory project for Bealtaine 2014, Phoenix Park, Dublin.                 Curated by Michelle Browne. (April-May 2014)

Tonight, You Can Call Me Trish, exhibition and live event, The LAB, Dublin. Curated by RGKSKSRG. (March 2014).

I Wont Say I Will See You Tomorrow, exhibition and live event, Kilpatrick House, Redcross, Wicklow. Curated by Aoife Tunney. (September 2013)

A Miracle On Crofton Road Street, The Drawing Project, Dún Laoghaire, Curated by John Ryan and Tom Watt. (December 2012)

Walking We Ask Questions (Part One), Fringe Festival, Dublin. Curated by Sorcha Kenny (September 2012)

Resort, Ballymastocker Bay, Portsalon, Donegal. Project initiated by John Ryan and Tom Watt (May 2012)

Experimentica 1.1, live art festival, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. (October 2011)

One or Several Wolves, Irish Museum of Contemporary Art [Imoca]. (March 2011)

Tulca 2010 ‘Living on the Edge: People, Place & Possibility’, The Fairgreen Building, Galway. Curated by Michelle Browne (2010)

Pause (featured Culture Night ’10), Ranelagh Arts Festival,Dublin. Curated by Cleo Fagan (2010)

MERCEDES FIRE: International Summer School [Guest Fellow], The Good Hatchery, Offaly. Faciltated by Claire Feeley and Ruth E. Lyons (2010)

Parallax Offsite ’10, Milton Keynes Gallery and Project Space (2010)

Taking Place, Exchange Gallery [e.g.] Dublin (2010)

Summer Exhibition, Sarah Walker Gallery, Castletownbere, Co. Cork (2009)

Parallax Venice ’09: Art Crawl, Various locations, Venice, Italy (2009)

NCAD Graduate Exhibition, National College of Art and Design, Dublin (2009)

From A To A Via B, with Denise Winter, Kunstakademiet, Oslo, Norway (2008)

Liberty Lights [funded by Dublin City Council], various locations, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8 (2008)

Out of Site, Out of Mind, group show, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin (2007)



The Good Hatchery, 10 day residency (Cross-Plus Program), Daingean, Co. Offaly. (June 2012)

Resort, 10 day residency, Ballymastocker Bay, Portsalon, Donegal. Project initiated by John Ryan and Tom Watt (May 2012)

Tulca 2010: Merlin Park Hospital Residency, invited by Curator Michelle Browne.

6 week residency in Unit 7 (Dialysis), Merlin Park. After a month in conversation with staff and patients, I produced a short Super 8 film, created specifically for a manual viewfinder which was mounted on a mobile, modified blood-pressure monitor stand. This piece will be shown in Tulca 2010 before returning to Unit 7.

Taking Place: An Occupation, 3 week Residency, Exchange Gallery [e.g.] Dublin.



Ormond Studios five year anniversary Exhibition I & II, Co-curated with Sandra McAllister - Ormond Studios (October - November 2014)

e.g. [Exchange Gallery] Dublin, curatorial committee