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
I’m Roger Casement Screening for Dublin Pride 2018 at Google
Thursday 28 June, 18:00-21:00
at The Foundry@Google, Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin
As part of the events marking the start of Pride week in Dublin, Google Dublin is hosting a screening of the GAZE on Tour 2017 programme of Irish LGBT short films, including I’m Roger Casement. The film was part of The Casement Project and as well as touring in the GAZE 2017 programme, has been broadcast on RTÉ, screened at film festivals and streamed on ARTE.
Tickets are free but booking is essential. Find out more here
Artist in Residency Walthamstow Wetlands
Fearghus has started his six-month residency as the first dance artist in residence at the Walthamstow Wetlands, Europe’s largest urban wetland nature reserve. During the residency, Fearghus will engage with the theme of refuge, examining the Wetlands as a site of sanctuary for humans and non-humans, for regular and for passing inhabitants. You can read more about his evolving response to the residency in the blog posts on this website.
The Shadow of the Táin at The Model Sligo
My next performance is as part of Lorcán MacMathúna‘s reinterpretation of this ancient Irish epic, An Táin. Lorcán has written a song cycle in the sean nós style and has assembled a group of brilliant traditional musicians (Martin Tourism, Eamonn Galldubh and Daire Bracken) to accompany him. We’ll be using Louis LeBrocquy’s illustrations of An Táin from The Niland Collection as an inspiration and a backdrop for the performance.
Fearghus appointed Artistic Director of National Dance Company Wales
National Dance Company Wales have today announced the appointment of their new Artistic Director, Fearghus Ó Conchúir.
Fearghus will take up his new position in the autumn (2018) joining Chief Executive, Paul Kaynes at the helm of Wales’ leading dance organisation to continue developing dance in all kinds of settings with all kinds of people, across all the Company’s work, locally, nationally and internationally.
Residency Centre Culturel Irlandais and La Briqueterie
I’m Roger Casement on ARTE
Centre Culturel Irlandais and La Briqueterie Residency
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