DDF News — 20 Mar 2015
Galway Dance Days / Corp_Real Festival 27-29 March
Galway Dance Days / Corp_Real Festival:
Bodies in Conflict
27-29 March @ Black Box – NUI Galway – around Galway
How does the experience of conflict affect the body and movement?
What is the role of dance in representing and transforming conflict?
The 4th GDD|Corp_Real brings together practitioners and researchers in dance, performance, human rights, law, visual arts, politics and geography to share our understanding of how dance & performance practices address questions of conflict and resolution, social justice and social transformation.
GDD | Corp_Real is a public forum for artists, activists and scholars whose practices converge on the body, action and movement - stimulating and inspiring exchange and debate through performances, talks, screening and workshops.
Conveners: Dr Finola Cronin (UCD), Dr Aoife McGrath (Queen’s University Belfast), Dr Ríonach Ní Néill (Galway Dance Artist in Residence).
Produced & presented by Galway Dance Artist in Residence, Ríonach Ní Néill
Compagnie Nacera Belaza: Le Temps Scellé / Le Traits (solos)
Black Box, Dyke Rd, Fri 27th March @ 8pm
Compagnie Nacera Belaza is invited regularly to perform at such prestigious festivals as Festival Montpellier Danse and Festival d’Avignon. Self-taught, Nacera's works have toured the globe. The Irish premiere for this beautifully mesmeric Algerian/French choreographer.
"Pushing the bodies to their limit...an unheard and hypnotic freedom" artinfo
Cactus performance.art.collective: Sensored
The Cube NUI Galway, Sat 28th March @ 8pm
How can we play nicely when some of us have louder voices than others?
In a surreal arena created with lights, sound and movement, two women test their limits through a series of power games. The Irish premiere from this exciting Palestinian, Brazilian, Greek trio.