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The following films were part of ‘Oil & Water’.
RUA RED Gallery 1&2
June 2016
Supported by The Arts Council & South Dublin County Council

DANCE ON FILM  
‘ Out Side In’
PREMIERE NOV 2015 | REWIND FILM FESTIVAL
Chosen to show at LIGHT-MOVES FESTIVAL OF SCREEN DANCE 2016

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Out Side In examines the physical and sociological impact of pregnancy and motherhood. Drawing from a series of interviews, the work was developed in collaboration with a wide demographic of Dublin based women and tells the story of one woman’s struggle to accept the transition, as her inner world becomes exposed.
This work is an outcome of research into new modes of collaboration through screen based technology. The footage was gathered almost exclusively  through improvised movement and explores the the editor as choreographer. A reduction in large expansive movements, creates space for the camera to pick up on the subtleties of the dancers choices. This technique is intended for application in collaboration with non-dancers and community participants.
Dancers | Ailish Claffey | Michelle Cahill | Michael McCabe | Rachel Burke


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DANCE DOCUMENTARY
‘Shift’
FULL DOCUMENTARY LINK | Shift
Shift is a series of interviews with some of Irelands leading contemporary dance artists, visual artists, producers, directors and venues. Its intention is to facilitate a conversation around the changing landscape of Irish contemporary dance practice. The conversation is situated in the broader context of socially engaged arts practice, dance audiences, public funding criteria and new technologies.
Contributors to date include:
JOHN SCOTT | Irish Modern Dance Theatre | Artistic Director
CIAN O’BRIEN | Project Arts Centre | Artistic Director
CATHERINE YOUNG | Dance Artist
ANICA LOUW | Shawbrook Dance Centre | Director
MICHELLE CAHILL | Dance Artist | Dance Ireland board
PHILIPPA DONNELLAN | CoisCeim Broadreach | Director
AILISH CLAFFEY | Dance Artist
PHILIP NAPIER | NCAD | Head of Fine Art
JENNY TRAYNOR | Dance Limerick | Director
AOIFE COURTNEY | Dance Artist | Dance Ireland board
This project was kindly supported by CREATE

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IMG_8493Dancer | Magdalena Hylak | Oil&Water | 2016 | Photography Cathy Coughlan
IMG_8759Dancer | Magdalena Hylak | TRACES TO NOWHERE | Oil&Water | 2016
IMG_8693Dancer | Magdalena Hylak | TRACES TO NOWHERE | Oil&Water | 2016
IMG_8848Dancer | Magdalena Hylak | TRACES TO NOWHERE | Oil&Water | 2016
IMG_8815Dancer | Magdalena Hylak | TRACES TO NOWHERE | Oil&Water | 2016

IMG_9820Dancer | Ailish Claffey | Between Spirit and Skin |  Oil&Water | 2016

IMG_9194DANCER | JESSIE KENNEN | STILL | OIL&WATER | 2016 |Photography Cathy Coughlan
IMG_9446DANCER | JESSIE KENNEN | STILL | OIL&WATER | 2016
IMG_9621DANCER | JESSIE KENNEN | STILL | OIL&WATER | 2016
IMG_9618DANCER | JESSIE KENNEN | STILL | OIL&WATER | 2016

IMG_0195Human Collective | Emersion | Oil&Water | 2016
IMG_0113Human Collective | Emersion | Oil&Water | 2016
IMG_0096Human Collective | Emersion | Oil&Water | 2016
IMG_0142Human Collective | Emersion | Oil&Water | 2016
IMG_0177Human Collective | Emersion | Oil&Water | 2016

IMG_9806Danielle NG | Dancer | 2016
IMG_9763Danielle NG | Dancer | 2016

IMG_2235Deirdre Murphy | Dancer | 2016
IMG_2361Deirdre Murphy | Dancer | 2016
IMG_2259Deirdre Murphy | Dancer | 2016

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