Brigid: Goddess, saint, protector, provider, healer, skilful creator; a powerful female icon whose qualities exist in all our communities.
Herself is a large-scale public projection project that takes place in the centre of Gort on Saturday 4th February 2023. In collaboration with local community groups, artists Shona MacGillivray and Jill Beardsworth identify women whose lives and work embody the qualities that Brigid is known for. Individual moving portraits of each woman are filmed and layered with visuals representing their ‘Brigid’ qualities. The images will be projected at dusk on the neo classical courthouse building in Gort town square on the new Brigid bank holiday weekend. The project illuminates those women who work quietly in the background, nurturing, protecting, growing, healing, listening and making our world a better place to be.
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