Discussion Event : Anamnesis Artwork,
The Amulet Exhibition Tour
Dr Ed Krcma, Lecturer History of Art, University College Cork, launched the Amulet exhibition and began the panel discussion event in City Hall, on 15 Oct 2014.

Response : to Shadow Traders Exhibition,
by Curator Maria Tanner

Mentor Award
Marie is an Arts Council AIC award mentor for 2014. The scheme, managed by Create, offers successful artist recipients an opportunity to receive mentoring as part of a research project with a host organization / community group.

Exhibition : Shadow Traders,
at Triskel Christchurch Arts Centre Cork
Shadow Traders
Marie Brett + John McHarg
6 - 31 Aug 2014
New artwork exploring an uneasy resonance experience of forsaken and private collections with curatorial support by Katherine Atkinson
Opening 6 Aug at 4pm, with guest speaker Johnny Hanrahan,
Director | Writer.
Further info>>

Article : Irish Independent Weekend Magazine
about The Amulet Exhibition Tour by Yvonne Joye

Response : to Anamnesis artwork, The Amulet Exhibition Tour
by Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley,
National University Ireland Galway, History Department

1 Aug 2014
Panel discussion at Áras na NGael, Galway,
For further info / to listen / read presentation>>

The Amulet Exhibition Tour is launched
Maeve Mulrennan, Curator and Head of Visual Art at Galway Arts Centre hosts launch event with guest speaker Sarah Searson, Curator, Writer, Cultural Policy Consultant and Head of Centre for Creative Arts and Media GMIT.
For further info / to listen>>

Article : Irish Times
Article about The Amulet Exhibition at Galway Arts Centre,
by Lorna Siggins

New - Amulet Website
Launched to accompany the national exhibition tour - The Amulet, Exploring the Hidden World of Infant Loss. Touring Ireland 2014/15.

Article: Galway Advertiser
Article about The Amulet Exhibition at Galway Arts Centre,
by Kernan Andrews

Documentary Video :  Nest / Vacant Space
Record of a multi media art installation, presented underground at Lonehort Fort, Bere Island, during the Spring / Summer of 2014.
For further info / to view video>>

Trailer :  Hindrun | Threshold
A new trailer has been made an as introductory taster to this video artwork based in Iceland exploring ideas of Huldufólk.
To view>>

Documentary Video : E.gress Discussion
Record of a panel discussion event, about the artwork E.gress, which took place at The Crawford Art Gallery on 24 Oct 2013, accompanying an exhibition of the filmic work.
To view video>>

Award : Arts Council AIC Award, managed by Create
Marie receives national research award to explore creative potentials at Camden Fort Meagher, a Coastal Fort in Cork Harbor.

Book :  Vacant Space
New book produced documenting project on Bere Island exploring aspects of island life and resulting in the production of a multi media art installation, presented under the gun emplacements at Lonehort Fort during Spring / Summer 2014.
For further info / to view book>>

Award : Arts Council Touring and Dissemination of Work
Marie receives national award to tour exhibition - The Amulet - Touring Ireland 2014 / 15 Launching in Galway Arts Centre in August, then travelling to Limerick, Cork and Dublin.

Heritage Specialist
Marie is working for the Heritage Council as a heritage specialist in Bronze Age Gold, as part of the Council's Heritage in Schools scheme.
Round Table Discussion : LAB Gallery, Dublin
Hosted by Create, Marie will join LAB curator Sheena Barrett and bereavement consultant Cathy Quinn in open discussion with thinkers from arts, healthcare, collaborative practice and bereavement settings. This is a free event and all are welcome. Friday 16 January, 3-5pm.

Exhibition Launch & Live Performance
Accompanying the exhibition preview of the Amulet at the LAB gallery in Dublin, four artists will respond to the artwork though voice, dance and performance art. Free event, all welcome.
Thursday 15 January, 5-7pm

Selected : Curator + Mentor
Marie's working with the West Cork Arts Centre and artist Tess Leak as curator/mentor on the new project, The Museum of Miniature: The Islands.

Exhibition : The Amulet exhibition tours to the
LAB Gallery, Dublin
Jan 15 - March 28, 2015

Presentation : CCAD, Fine Art dept
Marie's a visiting lecturer sharing her art practice with fine art students, November 2014

Response : 'Material Trace/s'
by Mary Mackey
Written in response to the Anamnesis artwork.

Exhibition : The Amulet exhibition tours to
Cork Public Museum

Response : 'Ethical Beauty'
by Dr. Aine Phillips
Written in response to the Anamnesis artwork.

Presentation : National Museum of Ireland
'Reflections on Landscape, Objects and Death'. Marie is invited to give a presentation about her artwork alongside UCD Professor of Celtic Archaeology Gabriel Cooney, at the start of this project, November 2014.

Response : 'Transformative Space'
by Dr Patricia Mannix McNamara
Written in response to the Anamnesis artwork.

Live Performances at Exhibition Launch, Dublin
Artists Ceara Conway, Helga Deasy, Dominic Thorpe and Frances Mezzetti responded to the Amulet artwork through voice, dance and performance art. Supported by The LAB and Create. The exhibition continues at the LAB gallery until 28 March 2015.

'Dulce Domum'
'Dulce Domum' exhibition at Wandsford Quay Gallery, Cork, Ireland, curated by Marie Brett & John McHarg.
April 29 - May 16 2015.

Arts Council AIC Research Award 2015
Marie receives national Arts Council AIC Research Award 2015 to explore Irish Death Ritual. The award is managed by Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts.

Artists Bursary Award
Marie’s been awarded a local authority artist bursary from Cork County Council for 2015.
E.gress opens at Irish Museum of Modern Art, November 3rd 2015.
Marie receives an Arts Council touring and dissemination of work award, to exhibit E.gress nationally during 2016.

Film selected
Marie's film '2 ROADS' has been selected by Cork Film Festival 2015.

Marie's film, made with musician Kevin O'Shanahan is showing at IMMA until Dec 13.

New website
For Marie's national film tour: E.gress.

Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Cork, Ireland, on February 14th 2016. All day screening in a massive mobile cinema,
(9.30am-6.30pm), with discussion event at 6.30pm.

The Arts Council & Summerhall TV have produced a short video about Marie & Kevin's film E.gress.

Residency Award
Marie's been selected as the University College Dublin, Social Science and Law, Artist in Residence for 2016.

e.gress | exhibition
The Model, Sligo, Ireland.
March 3rd to April 28th 2016

Presentation : UCD Sch Health Sciences
Marie's a visiting lecturer sharing her art practice with nursing students | March 2016

Affective Entities | Wandsford Quay Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
March 5 - 26 2016

IMMA blog
Irish Museum of Modern Art, artists blog by Marie

Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Waterford, Ireland,
on April 14th 2016.
All day screening & discussion event in mobile cinema.

Keynote speaker
Marie is keynote speaker at the Death / Disease  / Design symposium, April 21st 2016.

Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Limerick, Ireland,
on May 12th 2016.
Presented in partnership with Limerick City Gallery of Art.
All day screening, live dance & discussion event.

Marie's leading training for Age & Opportunity | IMMA & Crawford Art Gallery | April / May 2016

Presentation : UCD Sch of Social Policy, Work & Justice
Marie's a visiting lecturer sharing her art practice | Women's Studies | May 2016

Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Kilkenny, Ireland,
on May 26th 2016.
All day screening, live poetry & discussion event.

Marie's mentoring Helium staff.

Marie's a guest speaker & part of panel discussion at 'This is Not My Beautiful House' Seminar. The LAB, Dublin.

Next stop on Marie's national film tour is Galway, Ireland,
on June 1st 2016.
Presented in partnership with Galway Arts Centre.
All day screening and discussion event.

e.gress IMMA event
Marie's national film tour closing event at The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
July 14 2016

Dublin City University - Helix Screening
Marie was invited to screen her & Kevin O'Shanahan's filmic
artwork E.gress at DCU's The Helix as part of the Ireland's
Dementia Showcase.

Ciaran Smyth of Vagabond Reviews has written an essay "I Said to Myself, Who Else?" about Marie & Kevin O'Shanahan's artwork E.gress to coincide with the recent IMMA event.

Documentary Award
Marie's received a national documentary bursary for 2016.

University College Dublin, College of Social Sciences and Law
Marie's the 2016 artist in residence and working with the School's of Philosophy, Law, Archaeology and Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice in researching the making of new artworks.

Project Award
Marie's collaborating artist John McHarg & Camden Fort Meagher to make a new artwork within the Coastal Fort in Cork Harbour.

Marie's been invited to be the Leitrim County Council SPARK programme mentor, working with the project artist and
Prior PLM Medical.

Marie's artwork 'The Amulet' that's in the permanent Birthrites Art Collection has been loaned for the 'Birth' exhibition at The Royal Exchange, UK.

Published Paper
An academic paper written about the Amulet artwork/project has been published in the international journal 'Nurse Education Today'.
Authors: Maebh Barry, Cathy Quinn, Carmel Bradshaw, Maria Noonan, Marie Brett, Sandra Atkinson and Christina New.

GLOBUS 2017/20
Marie has been invited by UCD School of Politics and International Relations to contribute to GLOBUS 2017/20, an international research project that critically examines the European Union's contribution to global justice.

Launch Screening / Events
A documentary film about Marie's research at UCD, St Francis Hospice and the National Folklore Collection has been produced by film-maker Colm Mullen. The film records Marie's research about the essence of life and death experience and is the result of an artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary award funded by The Arts Council and Cork Arts & Health Programme HSE South.

Conference  2 days / 2 films
Marie's presenting two artworks at the international Kaleidoscope
Palliative Care Conference in Dublin Castle. May 2017.

Article published
Marie's jointly written an article with Helen O'Donoghue (Irish Museum of Modern Art) titled: "No it's not me, that's not me" which has been published in the international ENGAGE journal.

Event /Torpedo
A live arts event in a coastal fort : darkly torch-lit trail with film, sound, sculpture & spoken word through tunnels, vaulted ammunition stores & engine rooms. June 17/18th

Award  24/364
Marie's collaborating with staff at St Francis Hospice with partners IMMA and UCD Parity Studios to make a new artwork spanning medical, philosophical, folkloric & legal perspectives on death and dying. The project received an Arts Council AIC award 2017.

Film Festival
The new documentary film made by Colm Mullen 'ANIMA' about Marie's research project 'Whispers' will screen in competition at this years Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

Marie’s training health care professionals with Age & Opportunity in Kerry & Dublin.

Leitrim’s Creative Frame – Marie’s leading training for this professional development network.

Heritage Council
Marie’s working with National Schools leading Bronze Age art activities.

Marie is the artist mentor the Bealtaine Festival’s first artist residency 2017. She is mentoring artist Joanna Hopkins.

Pop Up Exhibition
The Museum of Miniature continues its tour of West Cork Islands to Whiddy and Cape Clear; co-curated by Marie & artist Tess Leak. Oct/Nov 2017.

Amulet Exhibition
The Amulet is being exhibited at the international ISA Conference, University College Cork, Aula Maxima, Sept 2017.

Art Collection
THE Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon have purchased one of Marie’s artworks to join their permanent collection, 2017.

Artist Residency
Marie & Tess Leak have been invited as West Cork Arts Centre’s artists’ in residence at Ullinn to develop The Museum of Miniature, during the summer of 2018.

Presentation by Marie at The Crawford Art Gallery Cork, about work she’s done with Arts Council AIC awards. A Create Artist in the Community Scheme info session. Feb 2018.

Marie’s received an Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon Bursary Award, to develop new work during 2018.

Marie's Helium Arts artist mentor, 2018.

Event : With For About
Marie's been invited to take part in "Making A Meal of It"  a transnational collaborative event.

Artist Residency
Marie's been invited as an IMMA artist in residence, 2018  (Irish Museum of Modern Art).

Commissioned Art Piece
Marie's been invited by an international research consortium of 8 partner universities, in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Norway, and South Africa, to produce a large-scale art installation in response to their work, which critically examines the European Union's contribution to global justice. The piece will tour Europe.

Mentoring 6 Artists
Marie's the invited Age & Opportunity national mentor for six artists leading residencies in health-care settings, 2019.

Cultural Lore - A Creative Enquiry
Marie's been selected for a creative enquiry artist residency and her proposal 'Cultural Lore' will explore arts, ageing, access and impact with Cork Midsummer Festival and other consortium partners during 2019 with a publication launched in 2020.

Exhibition Launch
Marie's new artwork commissioned by the international GLOBUS consortium is being launched in University College Dublin's O'Brien Science Building Concourse on April 24th - all welcome.

Article - Globus Art Piece
"The work is a provocation that asks the viewer to reflect on their own privileges and position in global systems that often have unjust elements and effects. Marie sees the work as a bridge that allows viewers to engage with the huge issue of global justice….".

Yes, But Do You Care?
Marie's partnering with The Dementia Carers Campaign Network, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, dancer Philip Connaughton and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland to lead a collaborative project to produce a live multi-media event exploring new Irish capacity legislation and human rights issues.

Documentary Film
Get a glimpse into the process of building and designing the GLOBUS global justice art installation, narrated by Professor Ben Tonra.

Marie's been invited as a CREATE (the national development agency for collaborative arts) mentor to artist Olivia Hassett.

Growhouse Project - Award
Marie's been awarded an Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon Participatory Project Award to produce a live multi-media event responding to modern-day slavery, trafficking and cannabis grow-houses. This work is in partnership with Cork Midsummer Festival and will be presented in June 2020.

Article - Visualising Global Justice
Read an article by Ragnhild Grønning, Research Adviser, ARENA Centre for European Studies about the 'On The Edge of My Sky" art piece.

Documentary Film
Hear artist Marie describe the meaning,  materials and symbolism of the GLOBUS art piece installation.