Butterflies and Bones: The Casement Project

Premiering in June at The Place (London), Butterflies and Bones: The Casement Project is a new stage work, featuring six accomplished performers, visual design by Ciaran O’Melia and sound design by Alma Kelliher.

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Féile Fáilte

Féile Fáilte is an opportunity for all kinds of people to see and join in a day-long celebration of the dancing body on July 23 on Banna Strand.

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Fáilte

Fearghus is working with award-winning director Dearbhla Walsh to create Fáilte, a short dance film to be shot on location on Banna Strand and broadcast on RTE in Autumn 2016.

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Two symposia on two islands, featuring panels of high-profile artists, writers and activists to discuss the body and the nation, particularly in relation to Casement’s legacy and the work of contemporary artists.

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Fearghus and the performers are leading and supporting opportunities for a diversity of people to be part of the creation process of The Casement Project and to explore their own creative response to the legacy of 1916.

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From The Journal

In the second of The Casement Project‘s appearances at Kilkenny Arts Festival, it was an honour for me to share a platform with journalist, Fintan O’Toole (who has written extensively about Casement), Dr. Barbara Dawson (Director of The Hugh Lane where two Casement exhibitions are running) and Prof. Roy Foster (historian and friend of The […]

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Butterflies and Bones: The Casement Project at Tanzmesse

2 September, 5pm at Tanzhaus nrw, Dusseldorf, Germany

Following Casement’s global itinerary, The Casement Project’s next outing is at Tanzmesse 2016, in Dusseldorf, Germany.  Taking part in an open studio showing at this international biennial dance showcase, Fearghus and the performers will present an extract of Butterflies and Bones and participate in this largest of professional gatherings for contemporary dance.  The Casement Project‘s involvement in Tanzmesse is thanks to the support of  Culture Ireland.

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