Butterflies and Bones: The Casement Project

Premiered in June 2016 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, Co. Kerry.

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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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Looking Back

From The Journal

I’m delighted that The Casement Project features in Centenary, a new publication commissioned by the Minister for Culture to document the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme.

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What's Happening Next

Féile Fáilte in The Irish Review

Ongoing

The latest issue of The Irish Review Vol. 54, ‘Embodied Geographies of the Nation’ edited by Dr Nessa Cronin (Centre for Irish Studies, NUI Galway) and Professor Karen E. Till (Geography, Maynooth University), is now available;
Contributions include an account of the 2016 Féile Fáilte  by Fearghus Ó Conchúir, ANU’s work on mapping forgotten histories of 1916 by Karen E. Till, the intertwined lives of Casement and Erskine Childers by Bryonie Reid, and  a discussion by Gerry Kearns of the 2016 Embodied dance project at the GPO.

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