William St Leger

Will St Leger is an artist and activist from Ireland. Will's work as visual artist is rooted in bringing about social and cultural change through the participative involvement of target groups […]

Biography / William St Leger

Will St Leger is an artist and activist from Ireland. Will’s work as visual artist is rooted in bringing about social and cultural change through the participative involvement of target groups and the general public. Will has spent decades working and volunteering for several activist groups such as Greenpeace, Peace One Day, ACT UP as well as grassroots LGBTQ+ groups.

About the project

Will’s project Even if your voice trembles is a visual exploration of shame. During his residency, he will visual represent the cultural phenomena of shame in a visual language using interviews, photos, prints and an installation. This is achieved through interviewing people living in Berlin about their experiences with shame. The interviews will be accompanied by photos in which the physical components of shame will be captured, which will then be used to create screen prints and finally he will construct a wall installation comprising of all the created materials.