Thursday 1st Feb 1pm.
Conor Lecture Theatre.
Belfast School of Art.
Working with video, photography and installation Susan MacWilliam investigates obscure and overlooked histories, and cases of perceptual and paranormal phenomena. Her subjects include psychic mediums, ectoplasm, X-ray vision, telepathy, table tilting, remote viewing and dermo optical perception.
She has worked with prominent parapsychologists, psychical research institutes and historical archives including: poltergeist investigator William Roll, the New York family of medium Eileen J. Garrett, Parapsychology Foundation, New York, T.G. Hamilton Spirit Photograph Archive, University of Manitoba, and Parapsychology Laboratory Records, Duke University.
She represented Northern Ireland at the 2009 Venice Biennale and has exhibited extensively with solo exhibitions in Ireland, the UK, Slovenia, Canada and the USA. Her survey exhibition MODERN EXPERIMENTS toured Ireland in 2016–17.
This Lecture Programme is supported by the Development & Alumni Relations Office (Arts & Culture) Ulster University