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Angela Fulcher : Sculptural Backdrop
Avant / Installation / July 2014 / Poetry / Visual Arts

Angela Fulcher : Sculptural Backdrop

This piece was commissioned from Angela Fulcher by the Avant 2014 and installed at the Guesthouse for SoundEye, which ran from July 11th-13th. Using techniques of collage and assemblage, Angela reconfigures found objects so that something of their history, use or material nature may be revealed. Poets featured in action are Trevor Joyce and Doireann ní Ghríofa.   See more of Angela’s work at: http://www.angela-fulcher.com Photo … Continue reading

Strike the Air presents…
Avant / July 2014 / Music / Performance / Sound

Strike the Air presents…

Thursday 24th July. 8pm. The Guesthouse, 10 Chapel St, Shandon, Cork. €5. Strike the Air presents Clang Sayne & James O Sullivan with special guest, Karen Power, and a delicious vegetarian meal! Formed in London in 2008 by songwriter and musician, Laura Hyland, Clang Sayne draws on a wide range of influences from sound improvisation to folksong to jazz … Continue reading

SoundEye Poetry Festival
Avant / July 2014 / Performance / Poetry / Sound

SoundEye Poetry Festival

July 11th-13th at The Guest House, Chapel Street, Shandon, Cork. Free.       SoundEye, Ireland’s pre-eminent festival of innovative poetry, is now in its 18th year. Every summer, the festival brings an array of experimental, avant-garde and modernist poets to Cork and 2014 is no exception. This year’s SoundEye, generously supported by Cork City Council, UCC School of English, … Continue reading

Self-made: An exhibition of live performance
Avant / July 2014 / Performance

Self-made: An exhibition of live performance

26 July 2014. From 2pm. Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. Free.   Curated by Unit 1 (Ciara McKeon & Dominic Thorpe) Self-made is an exhibition of live performance focusing on physicality, looking at the body as form sculpted through daily life practices. The artists Anne Seagrave, Fergus Byrne and Debbie Guinnane will each perform amongst Greco-Roman sculpture casts made circa 1816 by Canova from originals in the … Continue reading

SAFE + Siorai Geimhreadh + Luxury Mollusc
Avant / July 2014 / Music / Noise / Sound

SAFE + Siorai Geimhreadh + Luxury Mollusc

July 19th, Triskel TDC, 8.30pm. €5 Siorai Geimhreadh: Experimental Noise Rock band Siorai Geimhreadh will work collaboratively with a number of musicians for a semi-improvised performance, working with the intention of creating an intense one-off piece, this performance will expand on their usual musical style, utilising the extended line up to move out of the … Continue reading

Word Into Image Exhibition
Avant / July 2014 / Symposium / Visual Arts

Word Into Image Exhibition

  Where does language meet image? What happens when poets create objects? Word into Image explores the intersection of art and language from the poet’s point of view. Drawing on contemporary practices, this exhibition displays visual poetry from Ireland, Britain, Europe and America. Considering how poets use non-linguistic elements in their work, Word into Image … Continue reading