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Dates: 05 Jun - 05 Jun
A metropolitan sensibility pervades two darkly satirical novels about faith, identity, desire and transformation. Zoe Heller & Geoff Dyer in conversation with Helen Meaney.
Zoe Heller joined the literary super league with her Man Booker-shortlisted Notes on a Scandal, a deft dissection of sexual mores and human obsession that was later adapted into an Oscar-nominated film. The Believers, her latest novel, performs an equally adroit autopsy on family dysfunction and class hypocrisy amongst New York’s liberal intelligentsia.
The latest novel from Geoff Dyer author of Yoga for People Who Can’t be Bothered and Paris Trance is a crash and burn tale of erotic love and spiritual yearning. From the cocaine-fuelled adrenalin rush of the Venice Biennale to the stoner-seduction of Varanasi, art hack Jeff Atman seeks transcendence from his own startling mediocrity.
A former journalist and columnist, Zoe Heller is the author of three novels. Born in London, she now lives in New York. Geoff Dyer is the author of three previous novels and six non-fiction books. He is a regular contributor to the Guardian and New Statesman. He currently lives in London.
‘Profoundly satisfying; pulses with thematic and intellectual content! Lionel Shriver on Zoe Hellers The Believers
An early contender for the most original, and the cleverest, novel of the year.’ Daily Telegraph on Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi by Geoff Dyer
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5 JUNE ~ Tickets
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February 10 2020, at 05:04pm
Project Arts Centre is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Marketing, Communications & Engagement team. We are delighted to welcome Veronica Dyas (Access & Engagement Officer), Sorcha FitzGerald (Marketing & Communications Officer) and Astrid Newman (Marketing & Communications Officer) to the Project family. The team will work to further develop audiences and grow opportunities for engagement across our busy performance and visual arts programmes. Welcome to the big blue building! Veronica Dyas joins the team in the brand new position of part-time Access & Engagement Officer. Veronica is an artist working through theatre, new text & installation. Facilitation, Action & LOVE…Read More
February 03 2020, at 05:51pm
This month critically acclaimed choreographer Philip Connaughton brings his beautiful, sparkling, laugh-out-loud meditation on the fear of forgetting and of being forgotten to Cork and Dublin venues. Mamafesta Memorialising, which enjoyed its successful international premiere in France last year, is woven from inspirations including musical theatre, Bruce Forsythe’s Generation Game and most importantly, Philip’s mum Madeleine, who has senile dementia. Philip made his last piece, Assisted Solo, about her. But it wasn’t enough. He still has more to do and more to say. He’s worried that what’s happening to her will happen to him. His latest testimony to an ever-evolving,…Read More