This is a workshop where activists and artists Raphael Olympio & Fionnuala O’Connell have responded to the poem ‘We only want the Earth’ by James Connolly, the poem that has lent us our programme’s title. You will receive an audio file at 3pm with listening instructions. At 6pm we will join Raphael Olympio & Fionnuala O’Connell for a in conversation meet-up for us to discuss the audio piece and ideas around their practices of spoken word, painting and transformative justice.Thursday April 29th – 6pm – 8pm Manifesto Workshop with Fiona Whelan and Kate O’ Shea. (18 participants)
This workshop will bring together the members of Engage Studio, Sample Studios and A4 SOUNDS to collectively explore why we are artists, why we make, why our studios are important to us and how we value our work and practices. Led by Kate O’ Shea and Fiona Whelan, the workshop will include a presentation, writing exercises and conversation to uncover what it is that motivates us, nurtures us and defines us.
Saturday May 1st – 3 – 5pm Alternative Knowledges with Alessandra Azevado & Karen Aguiar (unlimited participants)
A short artist talk by Alessandra and Karin on Art and Activism through movement will be followed by a workshop that blends movement and alternative forms of knowledge making. This is a two hour long session with a break in the middle where no previous experience is required. Go Dance for Change is a grassroots transcultural collective that provides community engagement opportunities to organisations and individuals who wish to engage effectively with, and learn more about, a diverse and multicultural demographic within Ireland.
To book please visit A4 Sounds’ website here: https://a4sounds.org/cahoots-we-only-want-the-earth-workshop-series/
Please note these workshops are only avaialble to memebers of A4 Sounds, Engage Art Studios and Sample-Studios