Filmmaker, Video Artist, Designer, Tutor.
b. 1984, Ballinderry, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone
Lives and works in Belfast, N. Ireland
Conan McIvor is a filmmaker and video artist who creates short films, video installations, immersive environments and video works for live performance, often mediated within a sculptural or site-specific presentation.
His work has been exhibited locally and internationally in cities such as New York, Trondheim, Sarajevo, Ojai, Edmonton and Paris in a variety of exciting venues including a disused police station, freight container and sonic lab as well as traditional gallery spaces, international film festivals, national theatres, Off-Broadway and broadcast on national television. He attended the University of Ulster, where he studied Interactive Multimedia Design before receiving an MA in Film and Visual Studies from Queen’s University Belfast in 2007. During his studies he was awarded Northern Ireland Screen’s Bill Miskelly Award. In 2015, Conan was commissioned as one of six artists by the Office of Public Works Dublin to create "Tolka Nights” - a series of public art events set along the river Tolka. Conan's latest video installation “Sion” was recently on display at Sion Stables, Sion Mills as part of the Visual Artist Ireland New Space’s project. His previous short film “Dam” was runner up at the Belfast Film Festival and is currently streaming on the RTÉ player.