V’cenza Cirefice is an ecofeminist artist, researcher, and activist from the Mourne Mountain area, who explores environmental justice issues through her practice. Her PhD research at the National University of Ireland, Galway, explored community resistance to extractivism in Northern Ireland, in response to the planned Dalradian gold mines in the Sperrin Mountains. As part of this research, V’cenza joined the Extracting Us Collective, contributing an exhibit about Counter-mapping in the Sperrins, 2020. She has previously worked with Young Friends of the Earth Europe, Plan International, The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network, Alymras (working with communities opposing mining in Cyprus), and autonomous refugee projects in Greece. V’cenza Cirefice is a member of the Environmental Justice Network Ireland and Temporal School of Experimental Geography. She is a prominent member of Fossil Free Northern Ireland, leading climate justice workshops and community art projects to highlight the climate crisis.
V'cenza Cirefice's archive contains a collection of digital photographs from Fossil Free Northern Ireland workshops, including a Climate Ribbon Day, Cranfield Beach Sand Art Day, and Climate Justice workshop at Fiddler's Green Festival in Rostrevor.