Fearghus Ó Conchúir Choreographer and Dance Artist

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January 14, 2018

I’m Roger Casement on ARTE

After its successful broadcast and film festival screenings in 2017, for 2018 I’m Roger Casement is being streamed on ARTE, the European cultural channel. See it here

December 07, 2017

Centre Culturel Irlandais and La Briqueterie Residency

This December, thanks to a residency at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Fearghus is spending two weeks in Paris. The additional support of La Briqueterie, the choreographic development centre of Val-de-Marne, means that Fearghus is using the beautiful studio space there, while resident at CCI.

November 16, 2017

Match screening at Tate Liverpool

As part of her Against Ordinary Language> gym-inspired installation at Tate Liverpool, Sarah Browne has curated a programme of artists’ films, including Match.

Sarah’s installation runs 20–26 NOVEMBER 2017 AT 10.00–16.50, TATE LIVERPOOL

Match will be screened 24 NOVEMBER

November 09, 2017

I’m Roger Casement at Cork Film Festival and Irish Film Festival London

The next screenings of I’m Roger Casement will be

in the Cork Film Festival, 15 November, 2pm at The Gate Cinema

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in the GAZE @ 25 programme at the Irish Film Festival London, 2 December, 3pm.

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October 08, 2017

Upcoming screenings of ‘I’m Roger Casement’

As part of GAZE’s programme of Irish Short’s on tour, I’m Roger Casement will be screened at the Irish Reels Film Festival in Seattle. (4:00pm: Saturday, 30th September, SIFF Film Center).

It will also be part of Lightmoves Festival of Screendance (4:00pm, 4th November/ Dance Limerick). The screening will be followed by an interview with Fearghus and with fellow Irish choreographers, David Bolger and Áine Stapleton who will talk about their engagement with history in their recent screen works.

July 16, 2017

‘I’m Roger Casement’ screening at GAZE LGBT Film Festival

Sunday 6 August, 6:30pm
Lighthouse Cinema, Screen 1, Smithfield, Dublin

I’m Roger Casement will be screened as part of this year’s GAZE film festival. It will be shown alongside a selection of the best Irish LGBT short films, celebrating the development of queer film in Ireland since the festival began 25 years ago.

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May 14, 2017

‘I’m Roger Casement’ screening at Live Art Development Agency

7:00 pm, 6 June 2017, The Event Building , The White Building, Queen’s Yard, London

Live Art Development Agency presents an evening with the Irish artists and curators Áine Phillips, Niamh Murphy and Fearghus Ó Conchúir acknowledging, celebrating and screening two films from major 2016 centenary projects, Future Histories and The Casement Project.

After the screenings, Áine and Fearghus will open up a discussion on the impact of these 1916 centenary projects, and the role of performance, on the processes of commemoration and in relation to the shared histories of Ireland and Britain.

Tickets free but must be booked.

This event is supported by Culture Ireland.

March 10, 2017

2023: Future Retrospectives

Science Gallery, Dublin 9:30 – 17:30, 4 April

Our communications guru, Annette Nugent and I will give presentations on The Casement Project at The Arts Council’s 2023: Future Retrospectives symposium. This symposium offers The Arts Council and artists an opportunity to engage with the arts community, the academic community, the media and the wider public on the role that art plays in commemoration. Lian Bell, our project manager on The Casement Project will be talking too about her transformative work on Waking the Feminists.

The symposium will comprise of a series of panel discussions, short lectures, and performances from diverse voices including artists Louise Lowe and Una Kavanagh, Áine Phillips, Garrett Phelan, Dan Colley and Annemarie Ní Chuirreáin, Chair of Culture Ireland Mary McCarthy, communications consultant, Annette Nugent and scholars, Dr Ellen Rowley, Professor Emily Mark Fitzgerald and Dr. Mairéad Enright. The symposium will feature a keynote address by Deborah Shaw, Head of Programming at the Historic Royal Palaces, UK, who commissioned the landmark, large scale installation of poppies at the Tower of London, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red.

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January 08, 2017

Television Premiere of I’m Roger Casement

RTÉ One, January 17 2017, 11:10pm and RTÉ Player

The Casement Project culminates with the broadcast of I’m Roger Casement on RTÉ One television. Directed by the award-winning Dearbhla Walsh, and filmed on Banna Strand where Casement was captured in 1916, this short film continues The Casement Project into 2017 and beyond, bringing it to an even wider audience.

November 29, 2016

Féasta 100

Ar an Satharn an 3 Nollaig 2016 ceiliúrfar athbheochan na Gaeilge le céad bliain anuas mar chuid de Chlár Comórtha 1916 atá eagraithe ag na sé Cheanneagraíocht Gaeilge le chéile i gcomhpháirt le Foras na Gaeilge. I measc na n-aíoanna speisialta beidh an t-aisteoir Diarmuid De Faoite mar fhear an tí, bunsaothar ón ngrúpa ceoil Preabmeadar (Lorcán Mac Mathúna, Daire Ó Bracáin agus Éamonn Ó Galldubh) le cóiréagrafaíocht coimisiúnaithe go speisialta ó Fhearghus Ó Conchúir agus an cláirseoir mór le rá, Síle Denvir ó Ghaeltacht Chonamara. Beidh an tUachtarán Mícheál D. Ó hUigínn ina aoi oinigh.

On Saturday, December 3rd 2016, in the presence of President Higgins, the Irish language will be officially celebrated through Féasta 100, one of the main closing events of the 1916 commemorative year. Fearghus will perform alongside other Irish-speaking artists, including Lorcán Mac Mathúna and Síle Denvir who have also created important commissions for the Ireland 2016 programme. Actor, Diarmuid de Faoite will be fear a’tí for the event.

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