Interviewed by Richard West
Location: Artist's home, Belfast
Date: February 2014

Still taken from: 'Art of the Troubles - Mary McIntyre'

Still taken from: 'Art of the Troubles - Mary McIntyre'

Chapter 5:

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Chapter 5 Synopsis:

  • Made sculpture through Foundation and BA.
  • Made slide-tape work in third year of BA.
  • Installations were inspired by bombed out buildings.
  • Would photograph people in the installation.
  • The act of photographing work made her realise it wasn't sculpture.
  • Was most influenced by film directors, Peter Greenaway, David Lynch.
  • Slide-tape works recorded a sequence of actions in sets.
  • Didn't use film from fear of looking naff.
  • Not much access or use of video at the time.
  • Influenced by images in film rather than narrative.

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