Curious Minds

John Conway

The project is supported by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council's Curious Mind's commission and will be continuing in the coming months with Crosscare Youth Development Sallynoggin.

John Conway is a visual artist based in Monster Truck studios, who works extensively in youth arts and community arts settings. He works across performance, video, sculpture, installation, drawing and painting. John's work is based on enquiries into functions, and how things work and find new meaning outside of their prescribed parameters.

Recent award for his youth art work include Best Director and Best Group Film at Noise Flicks Film Festival and an Honorary Commendation from Berlin REC International Youth Film Festival for Kildare Young Filmmakers' Saturday Session. Other awards in 2016 include the Artist in the Community Project Realisation award, which sees the artist work with breast cancer survivors in ARC cancer support centre, and Towering Above the Rest, a special commission from Axis Ballymun. John has also been awarded the National Youth Council of Ireland's Artist in Residence bursary 2016/17.