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 was an opportunity for all kinds of people to see and join in a day-long celebration of the dancing body on 23 July 2016 on Banna Strand.

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I'm Roger Casement

Fearghus worked with award-winning director Dearbhla Walsh to create I’m Roger Casement, a short dance film shot on location on Banna Strand and broadcast on RTÉ One 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 led and supported 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

Though The Casement Project has completed its planned activities, that doesn’t mean that its legacy isn’t alive and growing. It was a pleasure to see Catherine Young’s choreography, Welcoming the Stranger, commissioned by The Casement Project for Féile Fáilte, acknowledged as a model of successful practice in the Arts Council’s Places Matter Conference.

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What's Happening Next

Television Premiere of I'm Roger Casement

RTÉ Player until 16 February

The Casement Project culminated with the broadcast of I’m Roger Casement on RTÉ One television this month (RTÉ One, January 17 2017).  Directed by the award-winning Dearbhla Walsh, and filmed on Banna Strand where Casement was captured in 1916, this short film continues The Casement Project into 2017 and beyond, bringing it to an even wider audience.  It’s still available to stream here on RTÉ Player for viewers in Ireland until 16 February.

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