My practice is currently focused on the effect of digital media, specifically social media on human communication and representation.
The work is based in the materiality of sculpture and it has been interesting to create these short films as an extension of the static forms created in my studio.
Artist Bio. March 2020.
Having graduated in 2015 with a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art Keenan has continued to push and develop her practise. She was selected by her University to represent them in the Contemporary Visual Arts Network ‘Platform’ programme 2015 at ASPEX Gallery. Her solo show was developed during the summer after her Graduation at the invitation of the Cultural Programme Curator at The James Hockey and Foyer Gallery. ‘Vermilion Hue’ was shown in the Autumn of 2015. She was funded by the Recent Graduate Bursary awarded by her University.
Keenan has collaborated with the Whipple Museum in Cambridge and the results of her project with them ‘Strange Chimera’ was shown in the museum as part of Cambridge University’s Science Festival 2017. The culmination was an artist talk delivered within the Museum as part of the Festival programme, kindly funded by University of Cambridge Museums. Last year she was nominated to submit a proposal for the Jerwood ‘Survey’ show.
She is an associate of ASPEX Gallery in Portsmouth last year she was offered the Platform Residency at ASPEX and was resident in the space for three months. Keenan recently has become an associate of CAS in Andover; she was an active participant in the Laboratory of Dissent at Winchester School of Art which was delivered by the CAS artist associates at the end of 2019. Funded and supported by Arts Council England.
Current projects include a collaboration with the Burg Arts Billboard Project in Bristol and preparation for a Summer Show with Studio 1.1 in Shoreditch London.