Research in Texas

Research in Texas

André Stitt will be researching and collaborating with Texas based artist James Cobb as part of his Creative Wales award. This includes  periods of research at the Chinati/ Donald Judd Foundation in Marfa, West Texas and at the Rothko Chapel in Houston.  This is followed by a period of collaborative production and research as artists in residence at […]

Performance Art+Northern Ireland

Performance Art+Northern Ireland

Rare ‘Kincora’ Exhibition Preview : Thurs. 13th Aug. 18.00 – 20.00 GT Gallery, Belfast PERFORMANCE ART + NORTHERN IRELAND 13th Aug. – 30th Sept. 2015 Rare 35mm slide projections from  ’Kincora’ by Andre Stitt & Paul Bowen not seen since 1983 GOLDEN THREAD GALLERY, 84-94 GREAT PATRICK STREET, BELFAST, BT1 2LU TEL: 028 90330920 E: info@gtgallery.co.uk […]

Performance Art in Ireland Book Launch

Performance Art in Ireland Book Launch

London Tuesday 17 March 2015 at 7pm The White Building, Hackney Wick With presentations by André Stitt,  Áine Phillips, Nigel Rolfe, & Helena Walsh http://www.thisisliveart.co.uk/ Andre Stitt has contributed  a chapter on performance art in Northern Ireland for the book: Performance Art in Ireland: A History, available now on Unbound at The Live Art Development Agency’s website http://www.thisisunbound.co.uk/products/performance-art-in-ireland-a-history

Art of the Troubles

Art of the Troubles

Wolverhampton Art Gallery 2.00pm, 13th January 2014 Artists talk : Performance in Northern Ireland Exhibition: 1st November 2014 – 27th  February 2015 Andre Stitt’s work is featured in the exhibition and he will also give a public lecture about performance art and the civil conflict in Northern Ireland at the gallery on 13th Jan. 2015.

‘Art of The Troubles’

‘Art of The Troubles’

Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland 11th April 2014 – 7th September 2014 Public lecture : 24th June 2014. A collaborative exhibition by the Ulster Museum and Wolverhampton Art Gallery    Andre Stitt has been invited to give a public lecture on performance art and its impact on conflict transformation in Northern Ireland during and since the civil conflict […]

Triple AAA – FIX International Project – A week long akshun at Catalyst Arts, Belfast.

Triple AAA  – FIX International Project – A week long akshun at Catalyst Arts, Belfast.

FIX – Cataylst Arts, Belfast 16th -21st Sept 2013 A week long performance/install-action collaboration between Stitt, Alastair MacLennan and Adrian Hall. In 2011 the three artists collaborated on a  week long event in Dunedin, New Zealand. This will be a chance to see the three artists make work for the first time together in Northern Ireland […]

Amnesia

Amnesia

‘Hitparaden – the best of liveart’ Performance Event – Copenhagen, Denmark 17-19 May 2013 Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark   Amnesia on youtube:                               Through spoken word, text, sound and projected image Stitt will reflect on the place of performance art in his […]

Video Archive

Video Archive

  Substance Exhibition GT Gallery, Belfast 2010   AKSHUN Archive footage. Geek Love, Club X TV Show Channel 4 UK, 1989    Baton Rounds & Butcher Boys , Pitt Gallery, Vancouver 1990     Free Food, TV Show Channel 4 UK 1998 Where The Grass is Greener,  CNN Report, Amorph Gallery, Helsinki 1999 The Elements […]

‘Murmur’ Painting Performance National Gallery , Sopot, Poland. Jan. 2013

‘Murmur’ Painting Performance National Gallery , Sopot, Poland.  Jan. 2013

STITT- Performance at National Gallery Poland 11-12th Jan. 2013 Artist incl. Andre Stitt (Północna Irlandia),     Artur Tajber (Polska) Janusz Bałdyga (Polska), Johannes Deimling (Niemcy), Istvan Kantor (Kanada/Węgry), Jamie McMurry (USA)

Biography

Biography

André Stitt   +    André Stitt was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1958. He studied at Ulster Polytechnic and Belfast College of Art & Design, Ulster University 1976-1980. From 1980-1999 he lived and worked in London increasingly travelling and making work internationally throughout the eighties. In 1999 he moved to Wales to take […]