Fiona Hallinan is an artist and co-founder of the Department of Ultimology. She is the creator of a number of collaborative projects involving hospitality, food and education such as Heterodyne, iterations of which have taken place in Paris, Istanbul, and Wicklow; The Hare, an artist run temporary café at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin; Concrete Tiki, a series of site-specific food events at the Irish Museum of Modern Art; and HOMESTAY, hospitality project for Science Gallery, Dublin. From April – September 2016 she set up the menu at Dublin cafe Meet me in the Morning. She is currently devising a number of new projects working with food in an art context including the initiation of a cafe in the Grazer Kunstverein, Austria.
She is currently a part of the Orthogonal Methods Group (OMG), a research group based at CONNECT, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. OMG is a research platform within CONNECT that works in critical and creative relation/tension with technology. Her work has been shown at Kerlin Gallery, IMMA, Mother's Tankstation, Parsons Paris and Brown University.
Scholarship to attend Everything Under The Sun education programme at Agora Collective, Berlin.
Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon: Participant in Home Workspace Program: Creating and Dispersing Universes that Work, November-December 2013.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, USA, October-December 2007 : Internship in Education: New Media.
Trinity College Dublin, October 2006- October 2007: MSc in Interactive Digital Media. Final Project: Playskip
Mobile Academy, Warsaw, August - September 2006: Participant in the course City as Stage.
Trinity College Dublin, 2002- 2006: BA (Two Subject Moderatorship) in History of Art & Architecture (Primary) and Classical Civilization.