The Douglas Hyde Gallery of Contemporary Art is excited to present a new work by renowned performance artist Amanda Coogan, Deaf artists Lianne Quigley and Alvean Jones with Dublin Theatre of the Deaf (DTD) and students from the Centre for Deaf Studies (CDS) at Trinity College Dublin. Freude! Freude! is a live exhibition, an embodied performance and installation which translates Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ode to Joy chorus into Irish Sign Language (ISL) and reinterprets the entire symphony through the lens of the Deaf experience. Using ISL as a choreographic language, Coogan, Quigley and Jones have worked with DTD and students from the CDS to produce an aural, visual and immersive feast that will be presented through a series of performances and exhibition installation.
A Walk Through Time / What Is An Apparatus?
Endlessly curious and with a detached sense of humour, Sean Lynch’s videos and installations bring attention to overlooked, misunderstood, farcical or fabricated chronicles and narratives. For this exhibition, Lynch presents two new bodies of work, A Walk Through Time and What Is An Apparatus?, which delve into how we are implicated in the construction, and even contamination, of history and culture.
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