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Borrisokane Is Dancing is an augmented reality site-specific choreography experienced through your mobile phone, and which makes use of 360 degree film. Co-created and performed by both migrant and host communities in Borrisokane, the work will draw from Instant Dissidence’s background in contemporary dance, whilst also embracing popular dance culture, and traditional/folk dance forms from the countries of origin of the migrant and host communities.The work will take place later in the Spring of 2021, but it will be launched by a film at the First Fortnight Festival.

 

Instant Dissidence is an Ireland-based company directed by Rita Marcalo. It's her way of bringing different artists together, in different combinations, to realise different ideas: through Instant Dissidence she invents ways of offering other people art experiences and solve creative problems. Instant Dissidence is also a socially-engaged and ecologically-engaged company: they foreground the role that dance/choreography can play as a social engine; they are ‘artivists’ who believe in the power of connecting art and social consciousness. More information can be found at www.instantdissidence.org

 

Borrisokane Is Dancing is a First Fortnight commission, and it is supported by the Communities Integration Fund,  Dance Ireland’s LaunchPad Bursary, and the Borrisokane Accommodation Centre.

Photo credit: Journeys Festival International

Kindly supported by the Department of Justice's Community Integration Fund



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