• Sunday , 21 April 2019

Songs About Home

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Date: Saturday 15 October, 7.00pm (Concert lasts 75 mins approx. without interval)

Venue: St Laurence’s DIT, Grangegorman, D7

A unique evening of musical, vocal and spoke word performances, Songs About Home reflects stories of home, homelessness and creative home-making in the Grangegorman neighbourhood. These stories are emerging in conversations with the inhabitant-participants of this unique part of Dublin city as part of an ongoing, collaborative public art project, Home on the Grange.

Performers, many of which include residents of the Grangegorman neighbourhood, are Mary and the Pigeons, Susannah De Wrixon, Ciaran Crilly, the DeCourcey String Quartet (leader Philip Dodd), and choir Mellow Tonics (director Norah Walsh).

Songs About Home is directed by Mary Barnecutt and curated by Emmett Scanlon. Musical arrangements by Mary Barnecutt and Norah Walsh. Original texts by Nathan O’Donnell and Emmett Scanlon. Photographs by Aisling McCoy and visual design by Paul Guinan.

Booking

This concert is free but capacity is strictly limited and booking is essential. Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite eventbrite.ie/e/songs-about-home-home-on-the-grange-tickets-27455753899?aff=es2

 

Exhibition

Venue: Lyon Loring, 50A Manor Street, D7, the exhibition room is at the rear of the store. 

Dates: Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October from 12-5pm

As part of the ongoing Home on the Grange project there will be an exhibition of the work completed to date in collaboration with some of the inhabitants of the Grangegorman neighbourhood. This is an opportunity to meet the artists over the weekend.

 

Artist Talk

Sunday 16 October, 2pm

As part of the exhibition, Emmett Scanlon and Aisling McCoy will talk about Home on the Grange. Gathering point is outside the Lyon Loring store on 50A Manor Street.

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