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Fiona Hallinan

Department of Ultimology


Fiona Hallinan is an artist who works in multi-disciplinary and often collaborative forms, exploring the notion of the threshold, and researching extinct or endangered subjects, theories, and tools of learning in academic contexts.

In 2016 she co-founded the first Department of Ultimology in collaboration with Kate Strain. Ultimology is the study of that which is dead or dying in a series or process.

Recent works have been presented in the Glucksman Gallery in University College Cork, Mother’s Tankstation, Kerlin Gallery, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Brown University, Providence College and Koc University, Istanbul. She is a graduate of the MSc in Interactive Digital Media in Trinity College Dublin.


Department of Ultimology Trinity College Dublin TCD Creative Arts Practices