Mary Conroy is a practicing artist based in Ireland with a degree in Ceramics and a MA in Socially Engaged Art. Her interests lie in the relations between various ecological populations in urban environments. During this residency Mary intends to explore Athens as an ecosystem, using psychogeographical methodologies to research the city's open spaces.
Interactive Open Studio
Mary Conroy hosted an interactive open studio at Phoenix Athens gallery. The purpose of this event was to facilitate dialogue between the artist and the local community who wanted to understand more about the artist's research and practical process of her project. Conroy after a short description of her research focus she led a practical workshop on how to create doves using clay.
The outcomes of this workshop will be featured in her upcoming exhibition Street Doves .