Doireann O’Malley

Born 1981, Limerick, Ireland. Lives & works in Berlin, Germany.


2003-2005 MFA, University of Ulster, Prof. Willie Doherty, Belfast, GB
1999-2003 BFA, Limerick School of Art & Design, Prof. Gerard Byrne, IE
2009 Guest student, Städelschule, Prof. Willem de Roij, Frankfurt am Main, DE
2019 Participant, Berlin Program for Artists, led by Willem de Roij, Angela Bullock & Simon Denny, DE


2019Berlin Senate, Artists Work Stipend, DE
Arts Council of Ireland, Bursary Award, IE
Berlin Program for Artists, Production Grant, DE.
2018Berlin Art Prize, DE
2017Arts Council of Ireland, The Next Generation Award, IE
2016 Project Grant, Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, DE
Grant for Media Art of the Foundation of Lower Saxony at the Edith-Russ-Haus, DE
2015Research Grant, Visual Arts, Berlin Cultural Senate, DE
Xposed Film Festival, Production Prize, DE
2013 Oberhausen Short Film Festival, MuVi Award nominee
2010 Irish Arts Council Film Project Award, IE
2008 Cork City Artists Bursary, IEArts Council of Ireland, Travel & Training Grant, IE
2007 Association of Icelandic Artists residency Award, IS
2003 Office of Public Works Purchasing Prize, Ireland                                              


2019The Visitors, Stadium, Berlin, Germany.
2018Prototypes, Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Ireland
2015Disappearances, Image Movement, Berlin                                                                                            


2019Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg, SE (upcoming)
Invisible Realness, PS120, Berlin, DE
Body Works, Sopot State Gallery, PL
Nordenhake Mexico City, Mexico City, MX
Queens Collective Residency, Marrakech, MA
2018Berlin Art Prize Exhibition, The Shelf, Berlin, DE
Spaces in Between, Bozar, Brussels, BE A
Dark Room Space, Room E-10 27 @ Agora, Berlin, DE
2017 Wild, Group Exhibition, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, DE
2015 Image Movement, Berlin, DE
2014 The Black Mariah, Triskel Arts Center, Cork
2012 Into the Black, Triskel Arts Center, Cork, Das Festival Der Jungen Talente, Frankfurt an Main, DE
Acycle – 3 Acts, Koh-i-noor, Copenhagen, DKAcycle, Kokeellinen tapahtuma, Pori, FI
2011 Liminal Work, Galerie Suvi Lehtinen, curator, Berlin, DE
2009 Scenario iii – absence & presence, Center for Contemporary Art Maastricht, NL
2008Scenario ii, Kran Film Collective, Brussels, BE
Scenario i – The view outside, Elektrohaus, Hamburg, DE
2007Hinterconti, Hamburg, DE
Scenario ii, Kran Film Collective, (Camera Cartell), Brussels, BE
Éigse Arts Festival, Éigse, IESIM Gallery, Reykjavik, IS
2006Pallas Heights, Vaults Live, Dublin, IE
Askeaton Contemporary Arts Festival, Limerick, IE
200502890, Bankley Gallery, Manchester, GB
Ard Bia, Villa K, Galway, IE
Corpus, Woman artists and Embodiment, Limerick City Art


2018This Blazing World, mumok, screening, curated by Cathrin Mayer, Vienna, AU
Lux Screening, Tyneside Cinema, screening, curated by Alice Butler, Newcastle, GB
“Variations on Vulnerability”, talk with Karol Radziszewski, Bozar, Brussels, BE
Rama em Flor – Community Queer Feminist Festival of Lisbon, screening, PT
Bob’s Pogo Bar, KW Institute of Contemporary Art, screening, Berlin, DE
SPEKTRUM, Xenoentities Network, screening, Berlin, DE
2017Irish Museum of Modern Art, screening curated by Alice Butler in Context of 93% Stardust, Dublin, IE
KW Institute of Contemporary Art, audio play live reading with Armin Lorenz Gerold, Berlin, DE
Between Bridges, audio play live reading with Armin Lorenz Gerold, Berlin, DE
2016 Xposed Film Festival, screening, Berlin, DELisboa Film Festival, screening, Lisbon, PT
2013Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, screening, Oberhausen, DE
N.K., film performance with live improvisation by Okkyung Lee, Berlin, DE
Urban Spree, reading, Berlin, DE
2012LaborBerlin, Theaterkapelle Friedrichshain, screening, Berlin, DE
All the people I like are those who are dead, performance, Berlin, DE
Diffraktion, Stadtbad Wedding, screening, Berlin, DE
2011 Funeral Charade of Poses, HAU 1, performance with Basso, Berlin, DE
2009 Movie Bullets and the Mind Melt Machine, Gallery 138, screening, NYC, US
2008Early Naked Bodies, Teatro Municipal de Faro, screening, PT
Caribic Residency, screening, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Loop Film Festival, screening, Barcelona, ES
2007VideoAkt, GlogauAir, screeining, Berlin, DE
French Film Festival, performance, Cork, IE
Ladyfest, performance, Cork, IE
2006The Lost Horse Gallery, screening, Reykjavik, IS
Belltable Arts Centre, screening, Limerick, IE
Video Wall, screening, Belfast, GB
Life During Wartime, Bakers Place, screening Limerick, IE


Office of Public Works
IrelandBank of Ireland
Limerick City Gallery
IrelandUniversity of Ulster, N. Ireland


2018, Produced by Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, co-published by Sternberg Press and The Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst with essays by Lou Drago, Caspar Heinemann and Joel Kuennen.


2019ABBA at the end of the modernist paradigm, FlashArt, February 2019. (Print only)
by Kristian Vistrup Madsen.

2018Artist Survey, Article, Visual Art
Review of Prototypes at The Hugh Lane Gallery by Thomas Butler artists news sheet, interview with Pàdraic Moore.
Re-imagining the void through Trans dreaming and virtual vision,
Conversation with Romuald Demidenko