• Neither (I nor Not I): A premiere.

    Our award winning short-film was premiered at Culture Night 2017, at the IRC showcase taking place at the Boston College, in St. Stephen’s Green. The screening was introduced by a talk offered by me and Shane, where we presented artistic processes leading to the making of our 11.57-minute long film: here are some pictures from […]

  • Embodied Monologues 2017: Conference Report

    Embodied Monologues Symposium Department of Music and South Campus, Maynooth University, 31 March 2017  In recent years, the emergence of practice-based and performance-led research has generated knowledge derived from embodied practices, which have done much to expand the epistemic fields centred on the body and its place in philosophy and aesthetics. Until now, however, solo […]

  • La Voix humaine @ Music Town Dublin

    Our production of La Voix humaine made it into the Music Town 2017 Festival programme. Our performance took place on April 8, 2017 at 20:00 in the Lutherhaus (St, Finian’s Church, 23, Adelaide Road, Dublin), in an evening named  ‘La Voix humaine and Other Voices’.     The production was part of my artistic research project ‘En-Gendering Monodrama’, currently hosted at Maynooth University and supported by […]

  • Neither (I nor Not I): Shooting in Central Dublin

    It was a long sunny and icy afternoon in Dublin. Our film-maker Rory took me to Dublin, where we spent 8 hours shooting outdoor for our short-film Neither (I nor Not I) based on Neither by Feldman and Beckett. Getting the light right and time-lapsing was Rory’s main goal. Here are few stills from our […]

  • Neither (I nor Not I)

    Neither (I nor Not I), our short-film based on the one-woman opera Neither by Morton Feldman and Samuel Beckett, is the second output of my IRC funded project ‘En-Gendering Monodrama’. Our production was awarded funding from the Short-Grass short-film award of the Kildare County Council. The film showcases our original adaptation of the score, realized […]

  • A Review from the premiere of ‘La Voix humaine’

    It is my pleasure to introduce the following review, written by musicologist, academic lecturer, journal editor-in-chief, Dr Susanna Pasticci, who attended the premiere of the production as a member of the audience during the conference Music and Visual Cultures, in July 2016. Lights and darkness in the solitude of the number “one” La Voix humaine (text by Jean Cocteau, music by Francis […]

  • Production Costs and Budgets

    La Voix humaine Full Production, Maynooth University, July 21, 2017 Final Expenditure Pocket Production, Maynooth University, March 2, 2017 Costs Income Pocket Production, Music Town 2017, Lutherhaus, Dublin, April 8, 2017 Costs Ticket Sales Contribution of the City Council    

  • ‘La Voix humaine’, Dublin Music Town 2017

    Thrilled to announce we made it into the line-up of Dublin Music Festival Music Town 2017! Our application went through a revision and competition process against a number of exciting music projects and events encompassing musical styles and genres. And… we made it! A fully staged production of Francis Poulenc’s one-performer opera La Voix humaine comes to […]

  • ‘La Voix humaine’ ‘pocket’ production @ Maynooth University

    Our ‘En-Gendering Monodrama’ production of La Voix humaine returns to Maynooth University after its successful premiere last July. The performance will be held in Riverstown Hall, South Campus as part of the university lunchtime concert series, and will begin at 1:10 pm.   Open to staff and students, the event will collect donations in support of the next productions […]

  • Recording a Soundtrack

    After months spent rehearsing and preparing for a studio recording of Neither, the day finally arrived. Shane identified the studio that was ideally suited to prepare the soundtrack for our opera-film inspired by Morton Feldman and Samuel Beckett’s one-woman opera Neither. Aileen, Shane and I geared up to spend what we knew would have been a draining but […]