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Oblivion / Seachmalltacht / ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑐᑦ

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12 Mary's Abbey

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Music Network & the Irish Traditional Music Archive invite you to the world premiere performance of Oblivion / Seachmalltacht / ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑐᑦ

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Doors 7pm, Event starts 7.30pm. Entry is FREE, advance registration is essential

Music Network and the Irish Traditional Music Archive invite you to the world premiere performance of Oblivion / Seachmalltacht / ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑐᑦ, a live manifestation of Aideen Barry’s new collaborative artwork inspired by the Bunting Harp Collection.

An aurora borealis of music and art on our winter solstice, this once-in-a-lifetime event will feature individual performances by Inuit Canadian electronica artist RIIT ᕇᑦ and harpist Aisling Lyons, as well as the live performance of Oblivion / Seachmalltacht / ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑐᑦ by RIIT ᕇᑦ, Aisling Lyons and a live band.

Presented by RTÉ Radio 1’s Ruth Smith, the event will also feature a panel discussion with the artists and organisations involved in the making of this collaborative work of music and visual art.

Inspired by the 18th century Bunting Harp Collection, Oblivion / Seachmalltacht / ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᓐᓃᖅᑐᑦ was commissioned by Music Network and the Irish Traditional Music Archive under the Bunting Commission award. It will be presented as the centrepiece of Aideen Barry’s “By Slight Ligaments” exhibition at the Limerick City Gallery of Art from 16 December 2021 – 13 February 2022, and at The Source Arts Centre, Thurles from 18 March – 29 April 2022.

Running time approx. 95 minutes

Music Network is funded by the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon. The Irish Traditional Music Archive is funded by the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. The support and co-operation of Special Collections & Archives, Queen’s University Belfast is gratefully acknowledged, as is funding from The Canada Council for the Arts and the support of University of Limerick, the Irish World Academy of Music & Dance, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Aillwee Caves and Tropical Popical.

Covid-19 Audience Safety Information

Patrons attending this event will be required to provide proof of immunity to Covid-19 on entry to the event, as per Government guidelines. Patrons who are fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within the previous 6 months must present the relevant certificate plus a photo ID on arrival. Accompanied minors (under 18) may attend regardless of their immunisation status.

Facemasks must be worn inside the venue at all times, in keeping with the current Government mandate.

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Making Live Music Happen

Music Network is Ireland’s national music touring and development agency and was founded in 1986 by the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon.

Its mission is to make high quality live music available and accessible to people throughout Ireland, regardless of their location or circumstance, while supporting the career development of musicians.

 

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