The Poetry Society of New York

Curation, creative production, and design consultancy; multimedia publishing, live events & international tours. The New York Poetry Society creates immersive poetry experiences.

 

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The Master Musicians of Joujouka

Multimedia production for the “4,000 year old rock & roll band”, the Master Musicians of Joujouka from the Rif mountains in Morocco. Known for their association with the beat generation and the Rolling Stones, this unique Sufi traditional trance band host the world’s most exclusive music festival in their home village every year.

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Producers

Creative design for an innovative & ethical start–up. Producers was a collaborative space for creative designers with a focus on fashion and up-cycling of vintage items. The concept of time was central to the company ethos, and an emphasis on high–quality production of items with a vintage feel.

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Camile

Design and production for Camile Thai Kitchen, a unique modern restaurant business providing eat–in & take–away as an environmentally and health–aware alternative to standard fast food.

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Pink Milk

Multimedia production and digital marketing for theatre. A love story set in a dystopian future, the play explores the influence that technology has on our relationships in a simultaneously fun and eerie manner.

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The Gospel According to Mark

Adapted from a short story by Jorje Luis Borges. The dark biblical theme informed the style and medium of the work. Limited to the use of inks, pencils and watercolours to achieve the monochromatic effect. Painted on to A2 watercolour paper. Exhibited in La Catedral Studios in 2017.

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This Ain't No Disco

Web design and consultancy for a prominent Irish music documentary series by Myles O Reilly and Donal Dineen.

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Loq

Curation and production for LOQ, a collaborative publishing project encompassing music, spoken word, performance, poetry, hip–hop, dance and storytelling.

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About

 

RMa Media, Art & Performance Studies
Utrecht University 2018-present

Creative Producer
Poetry Society of New York 2014-present

Creative Designer
James Joyce Centre 2016-present

Artist in residence
La Catedral Studios 2015-2018

Advanced Yoga Teacher Training
Himalayan Yoga Academy 2017

Facilitator and Keyholder
Exchange Dublin 2009-2013

BA (Hons) in Visual Communications
IADT Dun Laoghaire 2008-2012

 

Appearances (a selection)

  • Bloomsday Festival, Dublin (2016-2019)
  • Culture Night, Dublin (2010-2018)
  • Electric Picnic, Stradbally (2009-2018)
  • Body & Soul Festival, Ballinlough Castle (2018)
  • Club Insomnia, Berlin, Germany (2017)
  • Wolvenplein, Utrecht, Netherlands (2017)
  • Prostibulo Poetico, Barcelona, Spain (2017)
  • Moksh Cafe, Rishikesh, India (2017)
  • Five Lamps Arts Festival (2016)
  • Lingo Fest, Dublin (2015-2017)
  • Apollo House / Home Sweet Home, Dublin (2017)
  • Imagine Arts Festival, Kilkenny (2016)
  • Paris Lit Up, La Culture Rapide, Paris, France (2016)
  • Sturm Und Drank, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2016)
  • Du Beast, Neukoln, Berlin, Germany (2016)
  • K-Fest Music & Arts Festival, Killorglin, Co. Kerry (2016)
  • IMMA Summer Rising Festival, Dublin (2015)
  • Words in the Warehouse, Grangegorman (2014)
  • Red Line Festival (2009, 2010)
  • West Cork Literary Festival (2010)
  • Festival of the Fires, Uisneach (2010)
  • Dun Laoghaire Festival of World Cultures (2008)
  • Balcony TV (2008)
  • Love Poetry / Hate Racism (2008)

 

Exhibitions & Publications

  • Take Heart Pop-up (group exhibition, 2018)
  • Artonomy, MART gallery (group exhibition, 2018)
  • Looking at the Stars (anthology, 2017)
  • Sunday Matinee (solo exhibition, 2017)
  • La Catedral Studios 10 Year Retrospective (group exhibition, 2016)
  • Early Dawn & Letters Betrayed (chapbook, 2015)
  • Stories of the A.M. (digital release, 2014)
  • Sugar Coated (group exhibition, 2010)
  • Naked & Hungry (compilation, 2009)
  • Census 2, Seven Towers (anthology, 2009)
  • Baby Beef (zine, 2008)
  • Revival Press (poetry magazine, 2007)

 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

  • The PeopleSway, Dance Among Other Things (Dublin Fringe Festival, 2018)
  • Fringe Lab Residency (Live stream art & performance, 2017)
  • Claiming Our Futures (Art as Activism Camp, 2016)
  • Olympia by Pygmankenstein (The New Theatre, 2015)
  • Aphorisms; I knew that word once, by Ella De Burca (IMMA, 2015)
  • The Assassination of Brian Boru (The New Theatre, 2014)
  • GROW by The Virgin Eclectic (The New Theatre, 2013)
  • Exchange Words (Exchange Dublin, 2009-2012)
  • Framemakers: Choreography as an Aesthetics of Change (Daghdha Dance Company, 2005)
  • Basta! Youth Collective (2003-2006)