Gearóid Dolan

Room E15-020ab
Phone: 617-715-5335
Email: gearoid@mit.edu

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About Gearóid

Gearóid Dolan (they/them) is an activist artist from Dublin, Ireland, working in the US under the branded name screaMachine. Their ouevre spans the worlds of performance art, film-making, audio, animation and interactive works, which often all combine in large scale street intervention projects with arrays of video projectors. Known especially for their work with protest movements, Dolan has shown at MOMA-PS1, The Kitchen, Franklin Furnace, Moving Image Gallery, The Storefront for Art and Architecture, Superchief Gallery and many more spaces in NYC as well as numerous galleries and festivals around the world. They taught digital media courses for 20 years in Cooper Union and Hunter College and are a five time winner of the New York State Council on the Arts Film, Media and New Technologies Award, along with awards from Media the Foundation, Experimental Television Center, C.A.S.E., Participatory Safety Inc. and the New York City Artist Corps. Dolan is also known for their costume design and presence in the nightclub scene and has won numerous awards for their feature documentary film “The Biggest Obstacle” which examines accessibility in the New York City Transit system for people with disabilities.