Firkin Crane

BLANK CANVAS Intensive 2014

Date: 05 Jun 2014
BLANK CANVAS Intensive 2014 had applications from around the world for projects in many different formats: cross-art form collaboration, site-specific work, film, circus, traditional Irish dance, theatre.

2014 Residencies:

July 14 - 25
Oonagh Kearney (Cork/London) researching dance on film as a studio practice
Mark Carberry (Limerick/London), working on a site-specific research with Visual Artist Bláthnaid Ní Mhurchú and Fashion Designer Natalie Coleman

August 4 - 15
Emma Fitzgerald (Dublin), working with Liadain Herriot on the biographies and autobiographies of women
Wanjiru Kamuyu (Paris) developing material towards a solo

August 18 - 29
Katherine O’Malley (Dublin), to collaborate with composer Darragh Dukes.
Micheline Heal (New York), researching magic for a family focused dance piece

The visiting artists will offer professional classes and each residency will end with a sharing of work-in-progress so that Firkin Crane’s audience can see what’s beginning to emerge.

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New Dance Blog at Firkin Crane called Dance Voices

Date: 05 Jun 2014
We set up the Dance Voices blog as a place for you to write and read about dance performances at Firkin Crane. We welcome all kinds of writing from reviews to poems inspired by dancing. What matters is your response. If you want to submit something to the blog please send it to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) And please comment on the blog too.
Today we publish the competition winning review written by Stephen Darcy Collins. The competition based on the recent production of The Point at which it all Made Sense which was presented at Firkin Crane.
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Supported by: Arts Council of Ireland, FAS, Cork City Council Cork City Council FÁS Arts Council of Ireland