UPCOMING PERFORMANCES | BODY OF WORK
Last Night a DJ Saved my Life | part of First Fortnight Festival
Rua Red Arts Centre, South Dublin
Thursday 17th January from 10am – 5pm
Tickets | €15 half day €25 full day | Booking at firstname.lastname@example.org
A symposium concerned with Men, Movement and Mental Health, curated specifically for First Fortnight Festival, by Cathy Coughlan, Dance Artist in Residence at Rua Red Arts Centre, South Dublin and Ailish Claffey, Dance Artist in Residence at the National Centre for Arts and Health, Tallaght University Hospital. This day long symposium will consist of live performances, film, talks, panel discussions, heart warming food and interactive presentations from National and International artists who have made work with, for or about communities of men.
- Observing the barriers for men in accessing dance
- Dance as a biopsychosocial model of intervention within situations of isolation, repression or incarceration
- Cultural shifts – engaging the next generation
- Recognising embodied communication, within a mental health context
Artists presenting work include: Cai Tomos, Philippa Donnellan, Matt Sczcerek, Tobi Omoseto, Oona Doherty, John Scott, Vukasin Nedeljkovic, Catherine Young and more.