Delfina Foundation

Kate Strain

London: 18/01/15 — 28/01/15

Benjamin Abras (1975, Contagem (MG) Brazil) is a multimedia artist and dancer. 
He is disciple of the traditions of Candomblé, Umbanda and capoeira Angola, of which he is professor and disciple of master João Bosco's group 'I'm Angoleiro "and Yao Ilê Ogunfunmilayo directed by Babalorixá Erisvaldo Ogun.

Kate Strain (b. Dublin, 1983) pursues a curatorial practice through event exhibition making. She has most recently worked as acting curator at Project Arts Centre, Dublin. In 2014 she completed the Appel Curatorial Programme, Amsterdam, and will participate on the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo curatorial residency in Torino, Italy (2015). She holds an MA in Visual Arts Practice from IADT Dun Laoghaire, and a BA in History, and the History of Art and Architecture from Trinity College Dublin. 

Recent exhibitions include Clerk of Mind, a solo exhibition by Chris Evans; The Centre For Dying On Stage #1, a group exhibition with artworks and performances, both at Project Arts Centre, Dublin; Father, Can’t You See I’m Burning? at de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam; and Tonight, you can call me Trish (co-curated with Rachael Gilbourne under the aegis of their joint curatorial practice RGKSKSRG) at the LAB, Dublin. Current projects include On Curating Histories - a research project and generative lecture series supported by an Arts Council of Ireland Project Award; and The Centre For Dying On Stage, on-going research and commissioning body.