As part of Pluck Projects curatorial programme, Siobhán Kavanagh & Kate O’ Shea present a new performative artwork ‘S.E.A. - Heart // Break’ (Friday 24th & Saturday 25th June) at the historical Ó Riada Hall, Sundays Well, UCC. Join us for two evenings in a performance space that combines live music, spoken word and visual performance. This event marks the launch of new music ‘Up Jumps Johnny’ composed by Siobhán Kavanagh in collaboration with John Linnane and Paraic O Neill. Kate O’ Shea and Dr.Ciaran Smyth of Vagabond Reviews will present and discuss the newspaper ‘Gravity Express’.
In collaboration with a team of experimental visual artists including Sophia Tamburrini, Andrew Edgar, Gemma Dardis, Alec Moore, Des MacMahon and Deirdre O' Leary.
Kate O’Shea works with printmaking, large-scale installation, performance and publishing. Her collaborative practice builds spaces of solidarity to explore alternative modes of community and dialogue. S.E.A. – Heart // Break features fragments of her reflective process and is supported by the AIC Scheme Bursary Award 2021. Siobhán Kavanagh has performed extensively as a vocal artist for over twenty years, exploring a range of vocal techniques and musical genres. Through experimental performance, Siobhán combines elements of performance art, costume and stage design. As a composer, Siobhán writes songs and experimental musical arrangements; working collaboratively with musicians and artists.
Kate O’Shea is funded by the Create: Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2021: Collaborative Arts and Community Development and Siobhán Kavanagh by the Arts Council Agility Award.
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