E-Motional in Cork

A presentation of work from members of the E-motional Bodies and Cities network will include a new project by Laura Murphy, in collaboration with UK video artist Gemma Riggs and Romanian dancer Mircea Andrei Ghinea, also a performance by Romanian artists Mădălina Dan and Mihaela Dancs, plus a workshop by the visiting artists.

Firkin Crane is an Irish partner in the project, along with Dance Ireland, Dublin Dance Festival and The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick.

20 Mar 2013 – 10:30 am – 3:15 pm
Workshop – Creative Sanatorium – Mădălina Dan & Mihaela Dancs
The workshop explores the emotional and therapeutic effects of movement. Open to all.

21 Mar 2013 – 08:00 pm
Performance – Internal Façade
A collaboration between Firkin Crane’s Dancer in Residence, Laura Murphy, UK video artist, Gemma Riggs and Romanian dancer, Mircea Ghinea, resulting as a co-production of the E-Motional Bodies & Cities, supported by Gabriela Tudor Foundation in Bucharest and Dance Ireland.
Growing out of research on the experience of bodies in cities, Internal Façade layers live performance and video to frame the intangibility of a dancer’s movement in space and time.

22 Mar 2013 – 8.00
Performance – (anti) aging
This duet from Romania is created with the intention of being remade by its performers in 2041. Witty, idiosyncratic and tender, this work brings before the audience the energetic performers and the future selves they may become.

22 Mar 2013 – 9.00pm
Post Show Discussion – Open to all
Hosted by Luke Pell, performance-maker, curator and facilitator, as well as a participant in the E-motional Bodies and Cities research, the discussion will be an opportunity for audience members to hear more from some of the artists involved about E-motional Bodies and Cities research project and about the work presented at Firkin Crane.