Cat McClay and Éiméar McClay are Irish-born collaborative artists currently based in Glasgow. In 2020, they each graduated from Intermedia BA (Hons) at Edinburgh College of Art. Their practice considers ideas of queerness, abjection and patriarchal systems of power and oppression through an interdisciplinary body of work comprising video, 3D models, installation and digital collage.


Recently, they have exhibited as part of: Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020, South London Gallery, and [online]; Wretched Light Industry [online]; Circa, Class of 2020, Piccadilly Lights, London, and [online]; They Had Four Years, GENERATORprojects, Dundee; the 17th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, the Maltings, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, and [online] amongst others. Over the past year, they have participated in a number of residencies, including: the Hospitalfield Graduate Programme 2021/22, Hospitalfield, Arbroath and [online]; the Market Gallery Collaborative Residency 2021, Market Gallery, Glasgow; and Holy Blood, a digital residency for CCA Derry [online]. Their notable awards and bursaries include: Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 (selected artists); Friends of the University of Edinburgh Visual Art Award 2020; Circa Class of 2020 (selected artists); Agility Award 2021, the Arts Council of Ireland; and the 17th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival New Cinema Award.