Butterflies and Bones: The Casement Project

Premiered 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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I'm Roger Casement

Fearghus is working with award-winning director Dearbhla Walsh to create I’m Roger Casement, a short dance film to be shot on location on Banna Strand and broadcast on RTE in January 2017.

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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

As each of the six lithe performers, four men and two women, quietly declares “I am Roger Casement” we are at the heart of Fearghus O’Conchúir’s choreographic intent: to create a highly physical and visual performance where dance embodies and explores the multiple meanings of that life. This incorporates the symbolic, the gendered and the social aspects, then and now.

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What's Happening Next

I am Roger Casement: The Casement Project Film

Coming Soon

Our new film, I am Roger Casement,  is near completion and will be broadcast on RTÉ One before the end of the year.  We’ll post details of the transmission and of other screenings here.

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