Exhibition Onland

TDP’20 international dance festival

2-11 October 2020

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Aistear Riachtanach / Necessary Journey

Ruairí Ó'Donnabháin

A choreographic gesture in dialogue with a coastline

IE | Is comhartha córagrafach é Aistear Riachtanach / Necessary Journey in idirphlé le imeallbhord. Thar seachtain amháin siúlfaidh Ruairí Ó’Donnabháin óna theach cónaithe ar Oileán Chléire / Cape Clear Island feadh chósta Iarthar Chorcaí go dtí teach a theaghlaigh díreach taobh amuigh de Chathair Chorcaí. Campáil Fiáin, Éisteacht Dhomhain agus Cleachtais Aeistéitiúla Cúraim. Ag siúl an 250km +; Cruthóidh Ó’Donnabháin taifeadtaí fiáine leis taifeadáiní ‘réaltacht mheasctha’ chun cartlann den taithí a chruthú a roinnfear go digiteach gach lá.


EN | Aistear Riachtanach / Necessary Journey is a choreographic gesture in dialogue with a coastline. Over one week Ruairí Ó’Donnabháin will walk from his home on Oileán Chléire / Cape Clear Island along the coastline of West Cork to his family home just outside Cork City. Wild Camping, Deep Listening and Aesthetic Practices of Care. Walking the 250km+, Ó’Donnabháin will create field recordings with the ‘mixed reality’ recorders to create an archive of the experience which will be shared digitally each day. 


Concept and Performance Ruairí Ó'Donnabháin

Text design by Valerie Reid.

Le tacaíocht ó / with support from Ealaín na Gaeltachta, Salves for Future Selves, Tipperary Dance Platform, Kirkos Ensemble and Skibbereen Arts Festival.

This exhibition takes place Onland and Online 

The Onland exhibition presents archive prints in their full size and true colours. The Online exhibition also contains audio, video and written archives that are not accessible in the Onland exhibition.

Onland exhibition

Onland exhibition cancelled. You can still see it Online

02-18 October, 10.00-17.00

Closed: Sun and Mon

Suitable for all ages

Price: free of charge. You can make a voluntary contribution via PayPal, by clicking on the donate button.

Tipperary Excel Arts Centre

Mitchell Street, Tipperary


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Online exhibition

02-18 October

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