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1st Jun 2020
to 30th Sep 2020

Age Range
All ages

Letterkenny & Rathmullen


Wild Swans Performance Art Festival Bernadette Hopkins

Wild Swans Festival of Performance Art Donegal will take place in Spain and Fanad Co. Donegal in August 2020 with performances given by International performance artists. This part of the project will be an introduction to performance art in the North West of Ireland. It will act as a portal into and across a threshold of performance art, making it accessible to a wider general audience here in Donegal. It will present public performances and the documentation of these performances to Donegal audiences via the Regional Cultural Centre online Platform.

The project has a two pronged approach, firstly, presenting performances in public spaces and documenting them, thereby introducing performance art to the general public, many of whom wouldn't enter a gallery space. Secondly, editing this documentation into shortened video clips that can be presented at a later date for a public screening in a gallery space.

This will be the first performance art festival to take place in Donegal and offers an opportunity to those who want to engage with performance art and sows the seeds for further engagement.

The festival develops and explores artistic expression in performance art through solo and a group performance with artists from Spain Donegal Derry and Belfast Bbeyond artists.

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