Frank Sweeney is an artist with a research based practice, using found material to approach questions of collective memory, experience and identity through film and sound.

Recent work includes 'People enjoy my company' (‘no_matter_here’ at Brightening Air June 2021, Transmediale Berlin Aug 2021, IMMA Sept 2021, Cork International Film Fest Nov 2021, BFI Southbank 2022); 'Palace of Purification' (A4 Sounds 2021) film with Claudine Chen, Michelle Doyle, Kerry Guinan, Megan Scott; 'Cornaleena', film at Musictown Festival with Coilín O'Connell, Kevin Barry, David Kitt, Jennifer Walshe (April 2021); 'All I believe happened there was vision' (film launched aemi online with a introductory text from Rebecca O'Dwyer 2020, Wexford Doc Film Fest 2020); 'Made Ground' film with Eva Richardson McCrea (Temple Bar Gallery + Studios 2021, SoftSpot Manchester 2020, Green on Red 2019). 'Made Ground' was purchased for the Arts Council Collection in 2021.

Recent awards include the EVA International Platform Commission, aemi & SIRIUS Film Commission 2022, Best Documentary at LUFF Switzerland, the Arts Council's Next Generation Award, Film Bursary and Project Award, a Project Studio at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Brightening Air funding 2021, Sligo Artist Panel for 2020-2025, Science Gallery Rapid Residency and a nomination for Best Sound Design at the Irish Theatre Awards.