Artist Event | ‘quiescent’ a reading of work by Sara R. Phillips at Kilkenny Arts Festival

Artist Event | 'quiescent' a reading of work by Sara R. Phillips at Kilkenny Arts Festival


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Kytelers Inn
St. Kieran's St, Gardens, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

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Kilkenny Arts Office is proud to present ‘quiescent’ a reading of work by Sara R. Phillips as part of the MATRIARCH programme in Kilkenny Arts Festival. The reading will be from 3 – 4pm on the 4th of August at the historic Kyteler’s Inn, the home of Alice Kyteler who was the first woman in Ireland accused of witchcraft.

Sara R. Phillips is a global trans activist working with TENI, Transgender Europe, International Trans Fund and the National Women’s Council of Ireland. quiescent weaves a theme through Sara’s poetry, examining misunderstanding, marginalisation,  witchcraft, rebellion, and transition. Exploring the stories of 3 women, Alice, Eliza and Sara, ‘quiescent’ includes Sara’s poem ‘The Quiet Girland spans 900+ years.

Follow Sara on Twitter @IrishTransArchive and @sararphillips and Facebook @irishtrancarchive

Artist Bio

Sara R. Phillips is a Trans activist. Sara is the founder, researcher and archivist for the Irish Trans Archive. She is the former Chair of Transgender Equality Network Ireland and the founder and curator of the annual Trans Arts and Performance festival Trans-Fusion. Sara is also a member of the National Women’s Council Board.

There is no ticket or registration required for this event.

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