Pauline Cummins

These Immovable Walls: Performing Power at Dublin Castle 2014 Curated by Michelle Browne. Photo Joseph Carr.


Pauline Cummins is an artist whose work explores the human condition from a feminist perspective. Her interest lies in performance and video work where she examines identity, gender and socio-cultural relations connected to different communities. Her examination of locations questions how the self is constituted and how people act within a group either chosen or determined in social situations such as work, education,“social activities” or the basic structure of the family.

She performed in “CHAOS’ at Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada in Sept.2010 And, Between One and Another, a two person show of video works and performance at the CCI Paris 2012, with Canadian artist Sandra Vida.She was one of the selected performers in ‘Future Histories’ in Kilmainham Gaol 2016.

Her work has been exhibited internationally and is in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.