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Dates: 24 Apr - 27 Apr
Research Project By Sonia Hughes
As part of her research into becoming a bona fide post-racial, global citizen Sonia Hughes wants to find out what it would be like if she was from Dublin. She wants to meet individuals a little like her from the city who can show her how her life could be.
If you match just one of the following criteria get in touch: Someone who has been married for 4 years; someone who loves cooking; someone who is or has been a single parent to a single child; someone whose parent has dementia; someone who used to be a political activist; someone who has been an artist for 20 years; someone who is a child of an immigrant; someone who is fat; someone who has a group of female friends who have known each other for over 20 years; someone who is Black.
There’s nothing to it, just meet, show Sonia a place that you think is relevant to your life here, she’ll buy you a cup of tea and you’ll have a chat. Get in touch.
Details of how to meet Sonia Hughes during her residency are available on Live Collision website
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Sonia Hughes is a writer, performer, theatre-maker. She’s been doing it for some time now. Quite often she has worked with contemporary theatre makers Quarantine, she wrote their award winning Susan & Darren, danced in their wonderful Wallflower and collaborated on their epic Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring. Sonia has also worked with other leading luminaries of the UK live-art, dance and theatre scene such as Mark Whitelaw, Mem Morrison, Frauke Requardt, Max Webster, Jo Fong, Jane Mason and Darren Pritchard. She’s also collaborated with Ireland’s amazing ANU On Corporation Street in Manchester and Torch in St Helen’s. In 2017 she wrote the text for the opening event of Manchester International Festival What is the City, but the People?
She is currently touring a show Neither Here Nor There a series of conversations made and hosted by Sonia Hughes and Jo Fong.
Supported by Lokal, Reykjavik
Original research supported by International Arts Development Fund
June 17 2019, at 01:10pm
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May 14 2019, at 11:31am
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