02 December 2020 to 03 December 2020
02 December 2020 to 03 December 2020
 

Hope it Rains | Soineann Nó Doineann Programme

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Turning our bad weather to good use, Hope it Rains | Soineann Nó Doineann will make Galway the place to be because it rains and blows! We want to effect a cultural change in our relationship with weather, and use it as a source of creativity and communality.

Created and curated by Ríonach Ní Néill, produced by Ciotóg, commissioned by Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture.

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Artist Introduction


Ríonach Ní Néill, the project’s creator and curator, talks about how the weather activated surprises that have animated Galway city and county, effecting a cultural change with weather and climate.

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Duration: 25 minutes

Created and curated by Ríonach Ní Néill, produced by Ciotóg and commissioned by Galway 2020, European Capital of Culture. 

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Drowned Galway


Galway City walls become backdrops for photo-montages by Joe Lee, visualising life in an inundated city, when yet another abnormal has become commonplace. Artists imagine how we might cope with this enormous and imminent change. How close does the future have to come before we care enough to act?

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Duration: 15 minutes

Photomontages by Joe Lee, designs by Emily Ní Bhroin, Arran Murphy, Deirdre Kennedy, Ríonach Ní Néill, Jeni Roddy, Sohail Salem, performance by Róisín Tyrell, Una Valaine, Aoife Delaney-Reade, with community participation by Gliondar, Athenry Community Arts Group, Blackrock Babes, directed by Ríonach Ní Néill, produced by Ciotóg, commissioned for Hope it Rains | Soineann nó Doineann by Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture.

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Chat room


Do you want to comment on Hope it Rains? We will leave a Zoom meeting open where participants will be able to connect, keeping their mic and camera off while watching Hope it Rains on their own computer. Once the Hope it Rains is over, you will be welcome to join the other participants of the Satellite for a chat.

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2 December, 2020 - 17:30 to 19:00

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image of Chrissie Poulter

Drowned Galway - what an impressive and thought-provoking project ... I hope all the IETM delegates at this meeting manage to find it! I knew nothing about it and am really struck by the power of it. Thank you!

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