Daphne Wright

Daphne Wright's practice has been largely sculpture and photography based before working with Picture This to develop and produce a film project.

Daphne Wright uses a wide range of materials - plaster, tinfoil, video, printmaking, found objects and performance - to create objects that enable audiences to look again, look closely at or re-examine the world.

Daphne Wright has been involved in several important international group exhibitions, notably 0044 touring the Institute for Contemporary Art - PS1, New York; Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo; Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, 1999/2000 and From a Distance: Approaching Landscape, at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. She has had major solo exhibitions including Where Do Broken Hearts Go? at the Douglas Hyde Galley, Dublin 2000; These Talking Walls at the New Art Centre Sculpture Park and Gallery, Roche Court, Wiltshire; Nonsense and Death at the Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo, Ireland; Sires at Frith Street Gallery, London in 2003 and the City Art Gallery, Limerick in 2006.

Daphne Wright is represented by Frith Street Gallery, London.

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Prayer Project

In this commissioned essay Shirley MacWilliam looks at how prayer is presented in Daphne Wrights video installation.

Introspection Interrupted

In this essay curator Frances Loffler explores the relationship between private and public space in portraiture.