AlanJames Burns is an audio-visual artist producing intricate multimedia and sensory environments in site-specific locations that address the futility of capturing that ephemeral thing we call ‘thought'. In 2017 his artwork Entirely hollow aside from the dark, originally commissioned by Fingal Public Arts Office, toured caves of Ireland to Keash Caves, Sligo; Lickhill Cave, Cork; Aillwee Caves, Clare; Portrane, Dublin; Pollnagullom Cave, Fermanagh. Other Recent exhibitions include: Those Who Swim (in) The Forest, YGallerii, Estonia, 2015 and 6iX Degrees, IMMA, 2014. Recent awards include Arts Council of Ireland’s Making Great Art Award 2018 and Touring and Dissemination of Work Award 2017; Irish Department of Arts, Heritage and The Gaeltacht ‘North/South Co-Operation Award 2017; Creative Ireland Awards from Sligo County Council, Cavan County Council and Clare County Council, 2017. He is currently on residency at Fire Station Artists’ Studios until 2020.