Ciarán Walsh (b. 1980, Ireland) is an artist based in Berlin, Germany, whose work explores themes such as loss, transformation, identity, and precariousness. Applying diverse media, he investigates allegory in representations of both the supernatural and the natural world within contemporary popular culture, European folk traditions, and the heritage of Romanticism. His work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions internationally, including at the Irish Musuem of Modern Art (Dublin), Kunsthalle Bratislava (Slovakia), Project Arts Centre (Dublin), Ujazdowski Castle CCA (Warsaw) and Light & Wire Gallery (Los Angeles), among others. His artist's novels, Vortices and The Sickness, Book One, are held in the permanent 'Book Lovers’ collection at MuHKA (Antwerp),and he has participated in both The Watch residency in Berlin and the Kolleg XI creative research programme of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation. Additionally, Walsh has curated a number of public commissions and art projects in Ireland, the UK and Germany, collaborating with various artists, writers and institutions.