The exhibition includes wonderful design by Joanne Byrne and so many fantastic photographs. I’m particularly moved by this picture from Dublin docks, 1921. I am quite certain it is the first photographic image of African people and people of African descent in Ireland. pic.twitter.com/FgF0CUNNpK
Revolutionary Routes present twelve stories of departure, arrival and return, tracing histories from the Age of Revolutions (1790s) to the present day, encapsulating Irish diaspora histories of abolition, racism, anti-racism and solidarity.
EPIC (Event Production Industry Covid19 Working Group) have published an open letter (top) with over 600 signatures from across the industry.
The letter, accompanied by the video ‘This Is Who We Are’ (above) voiced by Stephen James Smith, is part of National Awareness Week for the Live Entertainment & Event Industry in Ireland and follows EPIC’s spectacular Pre-Budget Submission on Wednesday.
EPIC, the Event Production Industry launched a visual pre-budget submission to support the 35,000 workers in the live entertainment and events sector who cannot work with an installation comprising an empty stage and 100 flight cases alongside impacted members.
Venues across Ireland were lit up red in support of the submission launch.
Isaac wanted to propose to his girlfriend so he enlisted 60 friends and family, chose an appropriate tune and staged ‘the world’s first Live Lip-Dub Proposal’:
On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012, I told my girlfriend to meet me at my parent’s house for dinner. When she arrived I had stationed my brother to sit her in the back of an open Honda CRV and give her some headphones. He “wanted to play her a song”…