Ireland's Edge presents: The Known World
On Tuesday 22 June we brought you an evening of discussion, ideas, stories + performance streamed live from the iconic National Gallery of Ireland.
Line up: Orla Hegarty, Assistant Professor, UCD / Aoife McLysaght, Professor, TCD / Roisin Kiberd, Author, Rachael Lavelle / Fay'd / Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor, UCD / David Kenny, Associate Professor, Trinity Law School / Síobhra Quinlan, Creative Producer, Ireland's Edge + Muireann Kelliher, Co-Curator, Ireland’s Edge
Take a look back at our highlight reel below and listen + subscribe to Ireland's Edge - The Podcast for even more conversations from the end.
Ireland's Edge - The Podcast
Over the years we’ve hosted everything from diplomatic roundtables to pagan raves, science fiction theatre to political debates. Now we’re sharing these discussions with a wider audience on our new podcast, produced by South Wind Blows.
In this first series, we’ll be asking questions about our past, present and future after a year in which the Covid-19 pandemic has turned life upside-down. There will be discussions of transhumanism, the Irish language, space exploration, economics, the hidden history of the banjo, Taylor Swift and chaos theory - and almost everything in between!
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IRELAND’S EDGE is a multidisciplinary creative event series that makes up a distinct strand of Other Voices festival of music and ideas. At Ireland's Edge, we believe the best version of our future will only be realised by fruitful collaborations and collisions between the arts, technology, innovation, storytelling and human experience. We regard it as imperative that culture be given a central role as we try to plan creatively and effectively for the future. We come from an edge that is simultaneously physical, sectorial, rural and metaphorical. From the edge, you can experiment, you can play, you can innovate, you can disrupt.
OTHER VOICES - THE BROADER CANVAS
Other Voices started as a one-off music event in a small church in the west of Ireland and over the last 15 years the idea has grown. Other Voices is now an established fixture in the musical calendar – a ‘must attend’ event for performers and audiences alike. Other Voices has led to the creation of an international music TV series and the filming of that series subsequently became a music festival, a tourism event in its own right that celebrates the local on a global scale. While the stellar quality of the music at Other Voices continues to reach ever higher levels, Other Voices is a constantly evolving and innovating force in the world of music events and cultural activism, constantly exploring and experimenting multi-dimensionally across content programming, event formats and distribution channels
IRELAND'S EDGE - PAST EVENTS
AVAILABLE LIGHT / SOLAS, 2020 // ENDINGS AND EDGES, BONDS + BORDERLANDS, 2019 // A VIEW FROM BERLIN, 2019 // A CODED CULTURE, 2018 // THE CREATIVE SPACE, BALLINA, 2018 // POSITIONING IRELAND IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 2016 // FROM DINGLE TO DUBLIN, 2017 // MIGRATION NATION, 2017