An Lucht Siúil (The Walking People) | Mark Garry at Roscommon Arts Centre

 

Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/08/2020 - 25/09/2020
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location
Roscommon Arts Centre

Website
www.roscommonartscentre.ie

Email
artscentre@roscommoncoco.ie

Categories

iCal

An Lucht Siúil (The Walking People) is a new film work by artist Mark Garry exploring the relationship between Irish travellers and Modernism, specifically the relationship between Irish Travellers and the Irish state as it is played out between the traveller and settled communities in the middle part of the last century.

The film’s narration in five sections adopts the theatrical structure of a Greek Tragedy performed partly in English and partly in Shelta (de Gamon /Cant), the language of the Irish traveller. These songs, written by the artist, act as a poetic response to Ireland’s complex relationship to land and land ownership, and the relationship between the peoples who share this land.

An Lucht Siúil  was originally commissioned as part of a Percent for Art project by Roscommon County Council.

Exhibition Opening Hours: 10am – 5pm, Tuesday – Saturday

Map

Loading Map....

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this. You can review our Privacy Policy under the menu above: About VAI > VAI Privacy Statement

Close