movement preparations for This is not the end, thursday, Ogham, Catalyst Arts

crawling, skipping, swopping, shuddering, skipping, hopscotching, leaping, striding slowly, swinging arms and legs high, exaggerated motions, side gorilla walking, kneeling and pivoting back and forth, using the walls to lean agains and twist around up and down the alley. pressing against the window, reaching, zigzagging back and forth, squatting. moving through squatting in a duckwalk.Continue reading “movement preparations for This is not the end, thursday, Ogham, Catalyst Arts”

Emotional Load- Pack UnPack for Second Collective, Vault Studios.

On the train back to Dublin after doing Pack/Unpack- a 3 hour durational performance, as part of Second Collectives Imagine Belfast Event. But it felt like the performance physically began when I started travelling to Belfast this morning at 8am from the Luas station, Ballinteer, dublin. I hoiked, heaved, pulled and dragged my heavy cumbersomeContinue reading “Emotional Load- Pack UnPack for Second Collective, Vault Studios.”

Ogham Residency so far

Drawings I have made in response to the prompts sent by Jen on the ogham Residency, a 3 artist process based residency in Catalyst Arts, Belfast. Other artists, sculptor Stephanie Tanner and painter Brian Kielt. Curator Jen Alexander. I asked to make a drawing response each day to a prompt from the space so asContinue reading “Ogham Residency so far”

Stuff going on and sweden thoughts

Stuff going on: 4 school residencies going on: Artist in schools, St Annes. Blast Artist ptnrshp: Clonmoney School and St Senans School. TAP Artist prtnrshp- Scoil Chriost Ri. All 4 of these school partnerships taking up a lot of space in my head and the planning and organising needed to go with them. Lovely teachersContinue reading “Stuff going on and sweden thoughts”

action drawing performance process

I need to write down this stuff so as to sequence my thoughts, which are all muddled up and hence causing me stress: I spent time in glór studio this morning with a view to developing/rehearsing some movement sequences for the upcoming performance I am doing for the art event in Gävle, Sweden. Name ofContinue reading “action drawing performance process”

Going on a bit- Re-Vision Festival 2021

I drove up to Belfast this am- I left at 10 and got there just after 3- the trip up was un eventful but I was late arriving because I spent the last hour driving around Belfast city centre negotiating the traffic trying to access the car park.. this seems to be a recurring issueContinue reading “Going on a bit- Re-Vision Festival 2021”

Clare Haven Opening Night

OK yesterday was the opening of Clare Haven- Behind Closed Doors- Hidden Truths Here is the speech I wrote for the opening night. I don’t give many speeches 🙂 ‘Hello and welcome etc etc. I am one of the project managers for the installation. Paul Corey is the other project Manager- he and I haveContinue reading “Clare Haven Opening Night”

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