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DRAFF, the living archive of experimental performance-making, brings three workshops by three boundary-breaking international artists to DDF. Creating work that pushes the limits of what dance can be, these artists mine the full potential of the body. They view the body as a critical site of knowing, as an archive, as multiply intelligent.Read More
0 (Free admission, booking required) Space Upstairs
Dr Jenny Roche hosts a panel discussion with Dr Linda Murray, Curator of the Dance Archive at the New York Public Library for Performing Arts; Dr Finola Cronin, Lecturer in Drama Studies at University College Dublin; and Val Bourne CBE, Founder/Artistic Director, Dance Umbrella, London and Founding Board Member, Dublin Dance Festival.Read More
0-5 Space Upstairs
The ordered removal of Maser’s Repeal the 8th mural has brought censorship to the fore once again. Is freedom of artistic expression being limited in Ireland? Are issues such as funding, promotion, social media restrictions and discrimination creating conditions for self-censorship? Join a host of artists and activists as we remember and examine censorship.Read More
0 (Free admission, no booking required) Bar
NU ROOTS is back again! Now fiercer than ever, Fried Plantains Collective is ready to blow the roof off Live Collision with set the best of Irish and African talent in Dublin right now. An exceptional night including film screenings, conversation, spoken word, live hiphop and DJRead More
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.Read More
Scottee has made a new (sort of) dance show about fat bodies showing at Project Arts Centre in February. In the run up, he is inviting you over for tea, a gossip and a think – a chance for us to get together to discuss body politics, fatness and what some people on Instagram are calling ‘body positivity’.Read More