Fearghus Ó Conchúir Choreographer and Dance Artist

What I've been doing, seeing, thinking

Walthamstow Wetlands: Dancing with Annie Hanauer

It was particularly useful for me to have to explain to someone else the process of working I use and take for granted in my dancing on the Wetlands. This has less to do with how to move than where to put one’s attention, to notice the external/internal stimuli and impulses that might then manifest as movement or transformations of our bodies. And it was such a pleasure to be able to share the work with such a receptive and intelligent movement expert.

Here’s a long dance we made on the slope of Lockwood Reservoir. It goes from being a solo, to a duet, to a quintet when young men happen on us. In fact it’s a symphony of sensations and references, human and non-human that animate our interaction read more…

Tuesday, 11 September, 2018

What's Next

Fearghus appointed to the Arts Council of Ireland

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, T.D. has announced the appointment of Fearghus to the Arts Council.  He has been appointed alongside novelist, Sinead Moriarty and visual artist, Mark O’Kelly