'These Immovable Walls: Performing Power' International performance art event. 11&12/07/14, Dublin Castle.

Over two days this summer, Dublin Castle will see performances by 7 national and international artists in an exhibition focusing on the theme of power and its relationship to performance.

Artists, Carey Young (U.K.), Katerina Šedá (CZ), Philip Napier (N.I), Pauline Cummins (IRL), Dominic Thorpe (IRL), Sandra Johnston (N.I.) and Maurice O’Connell (IRL) have been commissioned to develop new site specific works for the exhibition.

In partnering with the Office of Public Works, this series of new performances, presented in a variety of architecturally diverse spaces, will interrogate Dublin Castle as a public space. The exhibition will consist of performances that range from short pieces to longer durational works. Artists will engage directly with the site, focusing on the day-to-day activities but also looking back into history to excavate the castle’s rich past.

A seminar will also take place from 2.00 p.m to 4.00 p.m in the Bedford Tower, Dublin Castle on 11th of July 2014. It will look at the crossover between research into the performance of power in art and society.

Places are limited and booking is required.


These Immovable Walls: Performing Power at Dublin Castle

Curated by Michelle Browne, www.michellebrowne.net

Assistant Curator; Ciara McKeon.

Produced with the support of The Arts Council of Ireland and The OPW.

Image. Pauline Cummins 'The Spy at the Gate'. Photo: Fiona Morgan, 2014.



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