Poetry Jukebox – Request time! Therese Kieran – Their Silent Hooves #OnceBarefoot @ThereseKieran

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Poetry Jukebox puts poetry into Public space. This jukebox is at the Crescent Arts Centre in Belfast. Next up – This beautiful poem – Their Silent Hooves by Therese Kieran.  This poem has featured in our Once Barefoot curation, which is about climate change and is at Belfast Tropical Ravine and Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

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Whispering from the Sky – Armagh – Simon Waters

The link below is worth clicking on. In it composer Simon Waters gives a detailed account of his input to Splendid Liberal Lofty, our collaborative project with artist Helen Sharp at Armagh’s beautiful Robinson Library. When you click on the link, there is also a tab within the text from which you can hear the soundscape he created and his approach to it.

https://orpheusinstituut.be/en/projects/armagh-whispering-from-the-sky

Sky, You Are Too Big #InternationalMigrantsDay 2019

It seems like a lifetime ago, but just before Christmas 2019, the Community Relations Council of Northern Ireland along with the Arts Council NI, the John Hewitt Society and the Linenhall Library, hosted our 2019 event for International Migrants Day. It featured poets Maria McManus, Nandi Jola, Viviana Fiorentino, Anesu Mtowa and Csilla Toldy, alongside traditional musicians Jason O’Rourke and Joe Campbell-McArdle. Thanks CRC NI for this short film record of the event.

Poetry Jukebox Request Time – Deirdre Cartmill @deirdrecartmill @EastSideArtsBel

Poetry Jukebox is an on-street audio installation of poetry. This poem, Between Crossing & Passing, is by Deirdre Cartmill. It was integral to our curation Another Country, which responded to the work of CS Lewis and was commissioned by East Side Arts for CS Lewis Square and co-curated by Nigerian poet Tade Ipadeola. Deirdre also worked closely with me to set up the Poetry Jukebox project in 2017.

Poetry Jukebox Request Time – Glen Wilson @Glenhwilson @cc_irlandais

Poetry Jukebox is an on-street audio installation of poetry. This poem, Tipping Point is by Glen Wilson. It featured on our Once Barefoot curation  of poems on climate. This curation runs concurrently in Belfast City Council Tropical Ravine and at Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris.

Poetry Jukebox Request Time – Annemarie NíChurreaín @NiChurr

Poetry Jukebox is an on-street audio installation of poetry. This poem Border, is by Annemarie NíChurreaín. It was included in Hour by Hour, a curation of poems by LGBTQI+ poets, and was featured in OUTBURST Queer Arts Festival in 2018.

Poetry Jukebox – Request Time – Stephanie Conn @StephanieConn2 @cc_irlandais

Poetry Jukebox is an on-street audio installation of poetry. This poem, Bushfire is by Stephanie Conn. It was included in our Once Barefoot curation of poems about climate, which ran concurrently at Belfast City Council’s Tropical Ravine and at Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris.

Poetry Jukebox – Request Time – Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe @AriaEipe @EPICMuseumCHQ

Poetry Jukebox is an on-street audio installation of poetry. This poem, Formerly Exotic Fruit is by Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe. It is included on our HUNGERING curation for EPIC Museum in Dublin.

Poetry Jukebox- Request Time – Celia deFréine @celiadefreine

Poetry Jukebox is an on street audio installation of poetry. This poem ‘Fear sa Teach’ is by  bi-lingual poet Celia deFreine.  It is in Irish and in English on this file. Celia is one of Ireland’s most outstanding Irish language poets and she is also an Ambassador and supporter of the Poetry Jukebox project.

This poem was included in our FIRED! Irish Women collection of poems, which was launched at the Belfast International Festival in October 2018.

 

Poetry Jukebox – Request Time – Moyra Donaldson @DonaldsonMoyra @EPICMuseumCHQ

Poetry Jukebox is an on-street audio installation of poetry. This poem, Family Picnic, by Moyra Donaldson, was included in our HUNGERING curation at EPIC Museum in Dublin. Moyra is currently a recipient of a Major Artist Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Poetry Jukebox Request Time – Leen Hashem @leenhashem

Poetry Jukebox is an on-street audio installation of poetry. This poem is by Beirut poet Teen Hashem. It was included in Hour by Hour. We hope we can tour this curation to Centre Culturel Irlandais. It was originally included in Outburst Festival, and was co-curated  with Paul Maddern. It is, so far, the only poem we have had in Arabic. Leen raised the roof of the Sunflower Bar in Belfast when she read this ‘live’ at the launch event.

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