CCA Research Associate | 2020 | Alessia Cargnelli
Alessia Cargnelli is a visual artist, programmer and researcher based in Belfast. Former co-director of artist-led gallery Catalyst Arts, Alessia is currently a PhD researcher at the Belfast School of Art. Her project is focused contemporary artist’s initiatives dedicated to social justice, civil action and activism in the island of Ireland. Along with artist Emily McFarland, she is co-founder and co-director of Soft Fiction Projects, dedicated to producing digital and printed matter on artist moving image culture. Alessia is also a member of Array, a collective rooted in Belfast, which creates collaborative actions that embrace humour and DIY aesthetic in response to the sociopolitical issues affecting Northern Ireland.
Soft Fiction Projects
Research image: results of a banner making workshop for International Women’s Day, at Array Studios, Belfast, March 2018. Published on Intersections, Ulster University Postgraduate Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, 2019.