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Famished, a performance with poetry, vocals and musical score, in collaboration with vocalist Lauren Kinsella and composer Ed Bennett

Famished, a performance with poetry, vocals and musical score, in collaboration with vocalist Lauren Kinsella and composer Ed Bennett

Smyth, Cherry, Kinsella, Lauren and Bennett, Ed (2019) Famished, a performance with poetry, vocals and musical score, in collaboration with vocalist Lauren Kinsella and composer Ed Bennett. [Art/Poetry/Short Story Performance or Reading]

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Abstract

Famished, the performance, based on the book of the same name, is an 80-minute live performance with poetry, vocalisation and an electronic score. It is touring 13 venues in the UK and Ireland, including at the Dublin Literary Festival on May 25 and the Belfast Book Festival on June 16, 2019.

Item Type: Art/Poetry/Short Story Performance or Reading
Additional Information: Famished toured in 13 venues in the UK and Ireland from December 5 2018-June 16, 2019. Venues included Toynbee Studios, Cafe Oto, Whitechapel Idea Store, the Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Dublin Literary Festival, The Playhouse, Derry, Flowerfield Arts Centre, the Belfast Book Festival.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Famished, performance, poetry, poetry performance, live event, collaboration, vocals and poetry, music and poetry, the Irish Famine, Irish history, British colonialism, migration, hunger, starvation, refugee crisis, coffin ships, land clearances, genocide
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities
Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Literature, Language & Theatre
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Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 10:32
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: GREAT 1
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/23649

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