Best Experimental Short Film for “Jump”
Cléa van der Grijn (b. 1967 Ireland) is a visual artist, filmmaker, and writer based in Sligo. After graduating with first-class honors from the National College of Art and Design Dublin, van der Grijn presented more than 25 solos exhibitions and 40 group shows nationally and internationally.
Van der Grijn, employs various media, including site-specific installation, experimental film, large format photography, collaborative projects, sculpture, drawing, and painting. She travels extensively and has lived in Italy and Mexico with her young family, researching the relationship between emotional time and measured time, and the concept of memory and time through the culture of death. RECONSTRUCTING MEMORY was presented as a major experiential installation and film for The Model, Sligo, in 2016. Limerick City Gallery 2017 and Rochester museum, Minnesota USA 2017. Van der Grijns international award-winning film JUMP (2018), has been screened nationally, in Europe and the USA. The JUMP project (film/neon/architectural POD + paintings ) toured Ireland for 9 months consecutively in five venues; 2018/19 and was made possible with a major Arts Council touring award.