ISACS Network to represent Ireland at the 'Power of the Possible' in Scotland
Lucy Medlycott, CEO of the ISACS Network is looking forward to presenting at The Power of the Possible | A day of Outdoor Arts in Glasgow, together with SURGE Scotland, Articulation and Outdoor Arts UK.
Sharing ways to support, encourage and nurture these art forms across our territories is top of the agenda and we in ISACS are glad to share our own methodology as ISACS in Ireland and that of our European network Circostrada.
Watch out for us on site! See the following time and info below. Full event programme.
11:30 Outdoor Arts in Ireland: Lucy Medlycott ISACS Network
Lucy Medlycott - National Outdoor Arts Gathering Wales 2018 -Photo credit - Keith Morris.
Lucy founded Bui Bolg Outdoor Arts Company in Wexford and worked with Buí Bolg in many capacities over the years from community artist to costume designer to
Lucy is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and previous winner in the South East County & City Women in Business Awards.
16:00 OutdoorArtsUK Ideas Summit Marketplace ‘Laundry Lines’: The artists hang out their wares on the line – a chance to learn more about their projects, pick up some info, discuss the work and make some future connections.
The Irish Ideas Summit Pitcher: Siolta Collective – Ireland
Siolta performing at National Circus Festival of Ireland. Photographer Josh Roxby
'Síolta' consists of six artists who came together with a mutual vision to create a high-level ground-based circus show, directed by Paddy Waters.
They have recently been awarded a two-week residency at C.In.E, Mallorca in partnership with The Irish Aerial Creation Centre, Irish World Academy, Institut Ramon Llull, and the Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network (ISACS), after which they premiered their brand new work in Mallorca and Ireland at the National Circus Festival of Ireland.
The members are:
- Jacob Anderson (Ire) - Acrobat & juggling,
- Aoife Raleigh (Ire) - Strong woman & acrobat,
- Gracie Marshall (Ire) - Hula hoop & acrobat,
- Henrik Gard (Swe) - Acrobat,
- Ali Stanger (UK) - Acrobat &
Production: Tony Mahon (Ire) - Juggler & acrobat, and music Edan Ray.
Their work in progress is a show featuring highly skilled acrobatics and manipulation by artists who have trained around the world and have come together to plant a new seed in the Irish circus scene.
19:00 Surge Pitch
Surge presents a special Pitch, in partnership with OutdoorArtsUK with five companies performing sections of new work that can be adapted for performance both indoors and outdoors – to create acts that can be shown all year.
The Surge Irish Pitcher: Angelique ‘Reckless’ Ross Ireland
Angelique Ross performing Spit at Dublin Fringe Festival 2018
Finding homes in caravans and big tops, Angelique Ross has toured internationally, with shows including NoFit State show “Bianco” and Tumble Circus "Unsuitable". Angelique just won the Spirit of Wit: Moira Brady Averill Award at Dublin Fringe Festival with her new solo “SPIT”. A one-woman circus revenge show, “SPIT” is a stripped back showcase into the celebration of the fierce and wild. With relentlessly ferocious circus; tight wire, trapeze and tomatoes, expect to attack hard and spit back!
Learn more about Angelique Ross.
Many thanks to SURGE Scotland, Articulation and Outdoor Arts UK for the invitation!
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