The Theatre of Our Bodies

Furse, Anna F. D.. November 2016 - January 2019 The Theatre of Our Bodies. [Project]

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Creators: Furse, Anna F. D.
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This Project - proposed as a double entry - encompasses 2 main items, both commissioned by the Create Ireland's CAPP EU Project during Furse's 4-year Residency and subsequent Residency at Trinity College Dublin within their Wellcome Trust ISFF Public Lecture Series and the Provosts Visual and Performing Arts Fund: 1. The performance Lecture ANNA FURSE PERFORMS AN ANATOMY ACT; A SHOW AND TELL, with 5 public performances to date in Dublin and London; 2. The Digital publication I AM NOT A PIECE OF MEAT that comprehends, contextualises, archives and extends all research and production processes, including the text towards the performance lecture;
Workshops relating to the project ;Talks and Keynote addresses; The Wellcome- funded public talks series INTERIORITIES - 3 talks at the Old Operating Theatre Museum and Freud Museum, co-curated with the Director of the Hunterian Museum, Dawn Kemp; an article for Ireland's Arts and Health online journal

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Further workshops with health workers are being sought in collaboration with Create Ireland as well as dissemination of I AM NOT A PIECE OF MEAT to global Medical Humanities networks and HEIs.

Departments, Centres and Research Units: Theatre and Performance (TAP)
Date range: November 2016 - January 2019
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Item ID: 24573
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 17:00
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2021 13:59


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