I met Sean Mahon in the lobby of the National Theatre of England, a highly emblematic place for interviewing an Irish actor living in London and pursuing his career on two continents, Europe and America. He is on location in London, cast in Stephen Frears’s new film Philomena. The actor refers to this exciting journey and “the wonderful script based …
Roisin Russell on Suzanne Mooney’s ‘Experiences of Place’ at the Talbot Gallery, until April 14 2012
“I thought a lot about whether or not I should display the two series together. The last thing I wanted …
“I made a solid decision after college, I figured if I put the work into my work that other people …
VULGO favourite, Jeanette Doyle is off on an awfully big adventure to the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, where she will be the first ever Irish artist to perform. Her show is called “Jeanette Doyle, Fifteen Days”, in what could perhaps be seen as her own homage to Andy’s notion of “fifteen seconds of fame”.
Photographer Sean Hillen chats about his eerie and insightful exhibition “Ghost Shops”, running on the top floor of “Base Camp” on Dublin’s Middle Abbey Street until Sunday, August 13th, at 5pm. VULGO says, climb those stairs to Base Camp summit, and take in the view.
How exciting to see Amanda (aka “Ireland” as she was referred to by her fellow performers), sharing Manchester’s Lowry Stage with Marina Abramovic, Antony Hegarty, Willem Dafoe, and a host of stellar performers (Kira O’Reilly, Ivan Civic, Andrew Gilchrist, the Svetlana Spajic Group, et al), at Manchester International Festival 2011 last Friday night.
“You watched her from the side, and you could see it already in her eyebrow, that the right eyebrow was lifting, or going down, or she started to smoke a cigarette. I mean all the signs, we knew them. And we knew ‘forget about it’. And we stopped the music and said OK – we try the next one”. Matthias Burkert, Pina Bausch’s Musical Collaborator.
Part three of the exclusive Skype interview with Laurie Anderson: On 2011 projects, Lolobelle, and Inter-species Communication.
Part two of the exclusive Skype interview with Laurie Anderson: On Idleness, Capitalism, and the Role of the Artist.