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Nine Silences: Alice Maher

Nine Silences: Alice Maher

with Doireann Ní Ghríofa, festival artist-in-residence




The Crypt At St. Luke's

  • Regular Price €10

45 - 60 minutes approx.

Alice Maher’s ‘Vox Materia’ began with an old stone carving of a mermaid in Kilcooley Abbey, from which she has drawn a new body of work on mermaids, silence, and monstrousness. A collaboration with Cork Midsummer Artist-in-Residence Doireann Ní Ghríofa led to a sequence of 13 new poems, from ‘Another Orgasm against a Wall’ to ‘The Saint of Peacock Lane.’ Due for publication by Salvage Press in autumn. 

With Patricia Coughlan, Professor Emerita, UCC.