Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival 2021

Hope, Courage, Resilience: The Story Continues

Friday 15 – Sunday 24 October 2021

10 Days of Arts and Human Rights

Smashing Times and Front Line Defenders in partnership with Amnesty International, Fighting Words, Irish Council for Civil Liberties, National Women’s Council of Ireland, Trócaire, and Poetry Ireland will implement the 2021 Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival to showcase and highlight the extraordinary work of human rights defenders in Ireland and around the world, past and present, and the role of the arts and artists in promoting human rights today. The festival will run for ten days from Friday 15 October to Sunday 24 October 2021. The artistic curator for the festival is Mary Moynihan, Artistic Director, Smashing Times and the human rights curator is Laura O’Leary, Front Line Defenders.

This year’s festival will contain both online and in-person events in line with current Covid-19 guidelines, and will facilitate the opportunity to share, celebrate, remember, explore, provoke and promote the arts for human rights. Join us as we bring together artists, activists, citizens, families, communities and all those interested in using the arts to celebrate and promote human rights and equality for all. The theme of this year’s festival is Hope, Courage and Resilience: The Story Continues. The festival celebrates human rights and links the arts to civil society, active citizenship and politics through a series of inter-disciplinary performances, film screenings, documentaries, theatre, music, dance, visual and digital art, poetry, literature, historical memory, discussions and arts-based workshops, featuring Irish and international artists and guest speakers celebrating and promoting dignity and respect for all people equally.

Over ten days, the festival brings audiences a mix of artworks that include the very best performances, vibrant dance acts, live music, visual art exhibitions and family fun, combined with stimulating discussion and debate. An assortment of workshops in performance, music, and song-writing are available for all ages as a part of this unique and vibrant festival of culture, arts and equality. The festival is a collaborative partnership showcasing world-class programming and presenting new and diverse artists and acts, with something for everyone to enjoy. Join us for a celebration of the arts and human rights – a festival not to be missed. The festival will bear witness and remember the past, explore the present and celebrate the future linked to equality and rights for all, highlighting the role artists can play in a new society.

Events will take place online and in person. Site specific shows featuring theatre, poetry, literature, song, music and dance will be presented in the grounds of Rathfarnham Castle; live performances of theatre, dance and music will be presented on the rooftop garden of the Chester Beatty Library; an exhibition of visual artworks and film art pieces will be presented at dlr Mill Theatre Gallery Space; and a discussion on human rights, poetry and the environment will be held at the NUI Galway Human Rights Centre.

The Map visual art exhibition takes place at Rua Red Arts Centre, Dublin and a tour of the acclaimed film Limbo by Ben Sharrock travels to four venues, Droichead Arts Centre, Garter Lane Arts Centre, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan and Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar hosted by Access Cinema and Dublin International Film Festival. Duck, Duck, Goose, a new play by Fishamble Theatre Company can be seen at Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny, 16 October; Lyric Theatre, Belfast, 19-20 October; and Belltable, Limerick, 23 October, followed by an online post-show on 23 October, 7pm. Writing a Protest Song, consists of two song writing workshops on 9 and 16 October, hosted by Fighting Words ,and Voices of Witness is an online event featuring poetry readings and music performances on 21 October, 7pm.

Please be aware that some of the events in the festival programme touch on themes of a sensitive nature. All events are over 18s only unless stated otherwise.

Catherine Ann Cullen, Poet in Residence, Poetry Ireland; Liam Herrick, ICCL; Colm O’Gorman, Amnesty International
Andrew Anderson, Front Line Defenders; Orla O’Connor, NWCI; Colm Quearney, Fighting Words
Niamh Clowry, Smashing Times; Mary Moynihan, Smashing Times

 

Festival Programme 2021

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Opening Ceremony – Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival 2021

Event Categories:
Roof Garden, Chester Beatty, Dublin
The Opening Ceremony of the Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival takes place on the Roof Garden, Chester Beatty, Dublin, and features speakers from Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality, and Front Line Defenders. Performance by singer-songwriter, Carla Ryan, and violinist Lisa McLoughlin-Gnemmi. Hosted by Festival Partners.
Free – €50.00
October 15, 2021 @ 11:00 am - October 24, 2021 @ 11:00 pm IST

Sinners and Citizens

Event Categories:
Virtual Arts Exhibitions featuring artworks created as part of the State of the Art: Nation State as Both Violator and Protector of Human Rights project. This exhibition runs for the duration of the festival, from 15 - 24 October. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
October 15, 2021 @ 11:00 am - October 24, 2021 @ 11:00 pm IST

The Art of Behaving Badly by Guerrilla Girls

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Online gallery of artwork by feminist activist artists who wear gorilla masks in public and use facts, humour and outrageous visuals to expose gender and ethnic bias as well as corruption in politics, art, film and pop culture. This exhibition runs for the duration of the festival, from 15 - 24 October. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
- Recurring

Stát na mBan

DLR Mill Theatre
Stát na mBan (translation: The Women’s State / The State of Women) is a visual art exhibition and film installation in the DLR Mill Theatre, Dundrum, exploring gender-based violence, racism, migration, colonialism, feminism, silence, womanhood and women’s rights as human rights. The exhibition features visual artworks in the gallery space, a film installation in the Studio and is accompanied by a series of compelling poems in print form hung in the gallery. Hosted by Smashing Times and DLR Mill Theatre.
Free/ Donation
October 15, 2021 @ 11:00 am - October 24, 2021 @ 11:00 pm IST

Sound On!

Event Categories:
Sound On! is a creative sound art project presenting experiences of human rights and happiness for and by people with an intellectual disability. This exhibition runs for the duration of the festival, from 15 - 24 October. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
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River of Thorns

Event Categories:
Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Live Theatre performance celebrating the life of Margaret Kearney Taylor followed by post-show panel discussion, created as part of State of the Art and Forgotten Voices. Presented for 5 performances only. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €20.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
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Rights on the Rooftop

Event Categories:
Roof Garden, Chester Beatty, Dublin
Live showcase performance of theatre, poetry, song and dance – a personal reflection on equality and rights. Each performance is followed by a State of the Art post-show panel discussion with the key artists. Live performance and post-show panel discussion created as part of State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights, funded by The Arts Council. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
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Sophistry Vs. Hope

Work in progress performances of original musical pieces created by youth performers at M.A.D. Youth Theatre. Hosted by M.A.D. Youth Theatre and Smashing Times.
Free – €50.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
- Recurring

Stát na mBan

DLR Mill Theatre
Stát na mBan (translation: The Women’s State / The State of Women) is a visual art exhibition and film installation in the DLR Mill Theatre, Dundrum, exploring gender-based violence, racism, migration, colonialism, feminism, silence, womanhood and women’s rights as human rights. The exhibition features visual artworks in the gallery space, a film installation in the Studio and is accompanied by a series of compelling poems in print form hung in the gallery. Hosted by Smashing Times and DLR Mill Theatre.
Free/ Donation
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River of Thorns

Event Categories:
Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Live Theatre performance celebrating the life of Margaret Kearney Taylor followed by post-show panel discussion, created as part of State of the Art and Forgotten Voices. Presented for 5 performances only. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
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Rights on the Rooftop

Event Categories:
Roof Garden, Chester Beatty, Dublin
Live showcase performance of theatre, poetry, song and dance – a personal reflection on equality and rights. Each performance is followed by a State of the Art post-show panel discussion with the key artists. Live performance and post-show panel discussion created as part of State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights, funded by The Arts Council. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
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Viewpoints and Suzuki Technique Workshop

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Practical Workshop on the Suzuki Training technique and Viewpoints Training technique with Ellen Lauren (co - artistic Director of SITI Company and associate artist of The SCOT Company, Toga. Hosted by Ellen Lauren and facilitated by Michael McCabe in collaboration with Smashing Times.
€20.00 – €40.00
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River of Thorns

Event Categories:
Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Live Theatre performance celebrating the life of Margaret Kearney Taylor followed by post-show panel discussion, created as part of State of the Art and Forgotten Voices. Presented for 5 performances only. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
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Rights on the Rooftop

Event Categories:
Roof Garden, Chester Beatty, Dublin
Live showcase performance of theatre, poetry, song and dance – a personal reflection on equality and rights. Each performance is followed by a State of the Art post-show panel discussion with the key artists. Live performance and post-show panel discussion created as part of State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights, funded by The Arts Council. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
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Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€8.00 – €20.00
October 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - October 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm IST Recurring

The Map

Event Categories:
Rua Red, South Dublin Arts Centre
Visual art exhibition as part of 'The Magdalene Series'. The series explores Mary Magdalene’s associations with the incarceration and institutionalisation of women and proposes a new world, uncurbed by religious, political or societal doctrine. Hosted by Rua Red Arts Centre.
Free/ Donation
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Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
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CHASE

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Panel discussion on the use of humour and comedy in promoting social engagement, intended as a springboard event for a Centre for Humour and Social Engagement (CHASE). Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free – €50.00
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Direct Division

Direct Division is a short documentary film featuring children describing, in their own words, their experiences of living in Direct Provision. The film will be freely available from 15 - 24 October, along with an exhibition of artwork by the children. A post-show discussion with the creatives involved will be held on 18 Oct. Hosted by Office of Children's Ombudsman.
Free – €50.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
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Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
- Recurring

Stát na mBan

DLR Mill Theatre
Stát na mBan (translation: The Women’s State / The State of Women) is a visual art exhibition and film installation in the DLR Mill Theatre, Dundrum, exploring gender-based violence, racism, migration, colonialism, feminism, silence, womanhood and women’s rights as human rights. The exhibition features visual artworks in the gallery space, a film installation in the Studio and is accompanied by a series of compelling poems in print form hung in the gallery. Hosted by Smashing Times and DLR Mill Theatre.
Free/ Donation
-

Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
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Tools for Fighting Disinformation Networks

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Panel discussion about the "tools" currently used in gold-standard work in the field of disinformation networks, and should be concretely useful for Human Rights organisations in attendance. Hosted by Front Line Defenders
Free – €50.00
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Eascair – The Black Irish Renaissance

Panel discussion highlighting Ireland’s thriving but underrepresented Black-Irish creative scene and exploring how race and identity have influenced them. Hosted by Tobi Balogun. This work has emerged from the AIC Bursary Award 2020: Collaborative Arts and Human Rights which was offered by Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts, in partnership with the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, and funded by the Arts Council’s Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme, managed by Create.
Free – €50.00
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Limbo

Event Categories:
Screening of 'Limbo' which tells the story of a group of newly arrived immigrants awaiting the results of their asylum claims. Hosted by Dublin International Film Festival and Access Cinema.
Free/ Donation
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Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
- Recurring

Stát na mBan

DLR Mill Theatre
Stát na mBan (translation: The Women’s State / The State of Women) is a visual art exhibition and film installation in the DLR Mill Theatre, Dundrum, exploring gender-based violence, racism, migration, colonialism, feminism, silence, womanhood and women’s rights as human rights. The exhibition features visual artworks in the gallery space, a film installation in the Studio and is accompanied by a series of compelling poems in print form hung in the gallery. Hosted by Smashing Times and DLR Mill Theatre.
Free/ Donation
-

Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
-

River of Thorns

Event Categories:
Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Live Theatre performance celebrating the life of Margaret Kearney Taylor followed by post-show panel discussion, created as part of State of the Art and Forgotten Voices. Presented for 5 performances only. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
-

River of Thorns

Event Categories:
Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Live Theatre performance celebrating the life of Margaret Kearney Taylor followed by post-show panel discussion, created as part of State of the Art and Forgotten Voices. Presented for 5 performances only. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
-

Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
- Recurring

Stát na mBan

DLR Mill Theatre
Stát na mBan (translation: The Women’s State / The State of Women) is a visual art exhibition and film installation in the DLR Mill Theatre, Dundrum, exploring gender-based violence, racism, migration, colonialism, feminism, silence, womanhood and women’s rights as human rights. The exhibition features visual artworks in the gallery space, a film installation in the Studio and is accompanied by a series of compelling poems in print form hung in the gallery. Hosted by Smashing Times and DLR Mill Theatre.
Free/ Donation
-

Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
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Voices of Witness

Event Categories:
Readings and performances from writers Fióna Bolger, Catherine Ann Cullen, Oein DeBhairduin, Supriya Kaur Dhaliwal and Richie Keane with singer Niamh Parsons, exploring themes of witness and solidarity. Hosted by Poetry Ireland.
Free – €50.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
-

Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
- Recurring

Stát na mBan

DLR Mill Theatre
Stát na mBan (translation: The Women’s State / The State of Women) is a visual art exhibition and film installation in the DLR Mill Theatre, Dundrum, exploring gender-based violence, racism, migration, colonialism, feminism, silence, womanhood and women’s rights as human rights. The exhibition features visual artworks in the gallery space, a film installation in the Studio and is accompanied by a series of compelling poems in print form hung in the gallery. Hosted by Smashing Times and DLR Mill Theatre.
Free/ Donation
-

Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
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Walk in the Park: The Artist Speaks

Rathfarnham Castle
A live promenade performance created for The Art of W/Rights, a literary carnival of arts and rights taking place in Rathfarnham Dublin, funded by Creative Ireland South Dublin Programme, and as part of In the Open – Faoin Speir funded by the Arts Council. Two performers walk the park on a magical journey of reflection on the work and life of artists from the past and today. Join the stroll and be regaled by stories, poetry and a few surprises along the way. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€10.00 – €32.00
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Walk in the Park: The Artist Speaks

Rathfarnham Castle
A live promenade performance created for The Art of W/Rights, a literary carnival of arts and rights taking place in Rathfarnham Dublin, funded by Creative Ireland South Dublin Programme, and as part of In the Open – Faoin Speir funded by the Arts Council. Two performers walk the park on a magical journey of reflection on the work and life of artists from the past and today. Join the stroll and be regaled by stories, poetry and a few surprises along the way. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€10.00 – €32.00
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Walk in the Park: People Who Inspire

Rathfarnham Castle
A live promenade performance created for The Art of W/Rights, a literary carnival of arts and rights taking place in Rathfarnham Dublin, funded by Creative Ireland South Dublin Programme, and as part of In the Open – Faoin Speir funded by the Arts Council. Two performers walk the park on a magical journey of reflection on the work and life of artists from the past and today. Join the stroll and be regaled by stories, poetry and a few surprises along the way. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€10.00 – €32.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
-

Walk in the Park: People Who Inspire

Rathfarnham Castle
A live promenade performance created for The Art of W/Rights, a literary carnival of arts and rights taking place in Rathfarnham Dublin, funded by Creative Ireland South Dublin Programme, and as part of In the Open – Faoin Speir funded by the Arts Council. Two performers walk the park on a magical journey of reflection on the work and life of artists from the past and today. Join the stroll and be regaled by stories, poetry and a few surprises along the way. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€10.00 – €32.00
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Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
-

Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
-

Walk in the Park: The Artist Speaks

Rathfarnham Castle
A live promenade performance created for The Art of W/Rights, a literary carnival of arts and rights taking place in Rathfarnham Dublin, funded by Creative Ireland South Dublin Programme, and as part of In the Open – Faoin Speir funded by the Arts Council. Two performers walk the park on a magical journey of reflection on the work and life of artists from the past and today. Join the stroll and be regaled by stories, poetry and a few surprises along the way. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€10.00 – €32.00
-

Walk in the Park: The Artist Speaks

Rathfarnham Castle
A live promenade performance created for The Art of W/Rights, a literary carnival of arts and rights taking place in Rathfarnham Dublin, funded by Creative Ireland South Dublin Programme, and as part of In the Open – Faoin Speir funded by the Arts Council. Two performers walk the park on a magical journey of reflection on the work and life of artists from the past and today. Join the stroll and be regaled by stories, poetry and a few surprises along the way. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€10.00 – €32.00
-

Walk in the Park: People Who Inspire

Rathfarnham Castle
A live promenade performance created for The Art of W/Rights, a literary carnival of arts and rights taking place in Rathfarnham Dublin, funded by Creative Ireland South Dublin Programme, and as part of In the Open – Faoin Speir funded by the Arts Council. Two performers walk the park on a magical journey of reflection on the work and life of artists from the past and today. Join the stroll and be regaled by stories, poetry and a few surprises along the way. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€10.00 – €32.00
- Recurring

The Art of Human Rights

Lecture Theatre, Chester Beatty
Film installation in the Lecture Theatre of the Chester Beatty featuring a selection of artworks displayed on screen created by artists working on State of the Art: The Nation State as both Violator and Protector of Human Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
Free/ Donation
-

Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
-

Gathering on the Pond

Event Categories:
Rathfarnham Castle Park (Ornamental Pond Area)
Live dazzling storytelling performance suitable for families created as part of The Art of W/Rights: A literary carnival of Arts and Rights. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€12.00 – €35.00
-

Walk in the Park: People Who Inspire

Rathfarnham Castle
A live promenade performance created for The Art of W/Rights, a literary carnival of arts and rights taking place in Rathfarnham Dublin, funded by Creative Ireland South Dublin Programme, and as part of In the Open – Faoin Speir funded by the Arts Council. Two performers walk the park on a magical journey of reflection on the work and life of artists from the past and today. Join the stroll and be regaled by stories, poetry and a few surprises along the way. Hosted by Smashing Times.
€10.00 – €32.00
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The Art of W/Rights

Pearse Museum
The Art of W/Rights – a literary carnival of arts and rights at Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park. Features a promenade, walk-in-the-park show called ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ with theatre, poetry, song and music, taking place daily at 1pm and 2pm on the 9, 10 April and on the 15, 16, 17, 18 April 2022.
€10.00 – €12.00
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The Art of W/Rights

St Enda’s Park
The Art of W/Rights – a literary carnival of arts and rights at Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park. Features a promenade, walk-in-the-park show called ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ with theatre, poetry, song and music, taking place daily at 1pm and 2pm on the 9, 10 April and on the 15, 16, 17, 18 April 2022.
€10.00 – €12.00
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The Art of W/Rights

St Enda’s Park
The Art of W/Rights – a literary carnival of arts and rights at Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park. Features a promenade, walk-in-the-park show called ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ with theatre, poetry, song and music, taking place daily at 1pm and 2pm on the 9, 10 April and on the 15, 16, 17, 18 April 2022
€10.00 – €12.00
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The Art of W/Rights

St Enda’s Park
The Art of W/Rights – a literary carnival of arts and rights at Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park. Features a promenade, walk-in-the-park show called ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ with theatre, poetry, song and music, taking place daily at 1pm and 2pm on the 9, 10 April and on the 15, 16, 17, 18 April 2022
€10.00 – €12.00
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The Art of W/Rights

St Enda’s Park
The Art of W/Rights – a literary carnival of arts and rights at Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park. Features a promenade, walk-in-the-park show called ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ with theatre, poetry, song and music, taking place daily at 1pm and 2pm on the 9, 10 April and on the 15, 16, 17, 18 April 2022
€10.00 – €12.00
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The Art of W/Rights

St Enda’s Park
The Art of W/Rights – a literary carnival of arts and rights at Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park. Features a promenade, walk-in-the-park show called ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ with theatre, poetry, song and music, taking place daily at 1pm and 2pm on the 9, 10 April and on the 15, 16, 17, 18 April 2022.
€10.00 – €12.00
October 3 @ 10:00 am - October 23 @ 6:00 pm IST Recurring

State of the Art: Transformative Memories in Political Violence Multi-Media Exhibition and Installation – With MemoLabs: Performances, Workshops, Artist Talks

Chocolate Factory
Multi-media exhibition and installation displaying artworks by artists from Ireland, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Colombia, Indonesia, Uganda, Canada, Chile and Argentina exploring arts, human rights and the roles of the arts in post-conflict societies. Accompanied by MemoLabs: Performances, Workshops and Artist Talks.
October 14 @ 10:00 am - October 23 @ 5:30 pm IST

Revolutionary Routes

Event Category:
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
Stories of departure, arrival and return, tracing histories from the Age of Revolutions (1790s) to the present day, encapsulating Irish diaspora histories of abolition, racism, anti-racism and solidarity.
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Performing Memories

Event Category:
Chocolate Factory
MemoLab Workshop and Panel Discussion with artists from State of the Art: Transformative Memories in Political Violence
Free
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Remembrance

Event Categories:
Chocolate Factory
Remembrance is a MemoLab a live musical performance featuring Ugandan musician Jeff Korondo and musical performances from Hilary Bow and Lisa McLoughlin-Gnemmi; poetry from The Feeling Soul by Mary Moynihan performed by Rob Harrington and Ciara Hayes, with poetry by Áine Ni Ghlinn; and At Summer’s End by Féilim James, performed by Carla Ryan. With post-show artist talks by Mary Moynihan, Ireland, writer, theatre and filmmaker and Erika Diettes, Bogota, Colombia, a visual artist and social communicator.
Free
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The Gathering: Transforming Memory Networking Day

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Chocolate Factory
A MemoLab Gathering Session involving a workshop, panel discussions and networking for artists and citizens involved in the State of the Art: Transformative Memories in Political Violence Multi-Media Exhibition, bringing together artists, activists and citizens and the wider community
Free
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Advocacy Workshop

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Zoom
This free advocacy workshop - delivered by former UN human rights researcher and professional singer Dónal Kearney - will explore storytelling concepts such as narrative and character and apply them to human rights advocacy while also teaching the basics of vocal technique.
October 18 @ 8:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm IST

Transformative Memory International Network

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Northern Ireland
The Transformative Memory International Network facilitates visits and workshops for international artists travelling to Northern Ireland as part of the Network