“Lucia Joyce, Dancer - Ah Sweet Dancer”

Lunchtime talk: “Lucia Joyce, Dancer - Ah Sweet Dancer”

Speaker: Deirdre Mulrooney

Thursday 26 July at 1.05pm

A meditation on Lucia Joyce as significant 20th Century Irish artist of the body. 

All welcome! Booking not required.

Deirdre Mulrooney is author of “Irish Moves – an illustrated history of Dance and Physical Theatre in Ireland”, and “Orientalism, Orientation, and the Nomadic Work of Pina Bausch” (her PhD). As well as her ongoing freelance journalism for top Irish publications, Deirdre has contributed to several books on theatre, dance, and to RTE Sunday Miscellany Anthologies. In 2010 Deirdre wrote about sculptor Danny Osborne’s work with Lava in the book “Red Hot Lava Sculpture”.  Among other projects, Deirdre is currently working on a biography of enigmatic Irish-German 1940s Modern Dance pioneer, Erina Brady.  An adaptation of Deirdre’s script for her TG4 documentary “Dance Emergency” was translated to German and published in the April 2015 edition of the prestigious publication Tanz Magazin (Berlin), with the English text appearing in the magazine’s online edition.  The Goethe Institute (Dublin), published a bilingual version of the script for Dance Emergency online.  Deirdre’s biographical essay on Erina Brady was launched at NUIG Moore Institute in February 2015 in the volume Cultural Translators: Irish-German Biographies (Trier: WVT Verlag), edited by Sabine Egger

NLI Reference: CLON55
NLI Reference: CLON55
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