Dublin Premiere: In this short film directed and produced by Deirdre Mulrooney, Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter) emulates Lucia Joyce’s magical dance as captured by photographer Berenice Abbott in her iconic 1928 image of the promising young dancer in transformative silver fish costume, inspired by a little-known link with W.B. Yeats. The screening will be followed by a discussion hosted by Simon O’Connor featuring Megan Kennedy, Claire Garvey, Mella Travers, Deirdre Mulrooney and Conor Linehan.
RTE Lyric FM will re-broadcast my BAI-funded feature radio documentary on Lucia Joyce to tie in with Bloomsday 2020, on Sunday June 14th at 6pm. This will tie in with further virtual events to be announced on Bloomsday itself, June 16th. Watch this space! In the meantime, here is the information on the radio documentary: […]
In this segment, Professor Declan Kiberd will situate the series within our current collective experience of the coronavirus pandemic as daily attention is drawn to the vulnerability of our bodies. Introducing readers to two major Irish authors, James Joyce and W.B. Yeats, Kiberd will explain how their work invites readers to interrogate the body and its relationship to the mind, to pain, to history, and to creative expression.
Delighted to start 2021 with a screening of "Lucia Joyce: Full Capacity" in Rejkavik at RVK Feminist Film Festival! It will be available to view throughout the festival in the "SISTER" Award category! Thanks to our Icelandic sisters! I only wish we could be there in person! More info to follow soon..
"Lucia Joyce: FULL CAPACITY" will feature in the 6th edition of international festival of dance on film "Light Moves" in Limerick city, September 23 - 26, 2021. We are part of the opening programme "Short Films Irish Focus" on Thursday September 23rd at Dance Limerick from 5 to 6pm - admission free! Light Moves is […]
"Come and See Me, I'm a Crossword Puzzle" rehearsal with Kathleen Warner Yeates and Lucia Kickham, November 4th, 2022 In “Come and See Me, I’m a Crossword Puzzle” we mark the 40th anniversary of Lucia Joyce’s December 1982 death on the eve of her Saint’s day, in Northampton, England. In the Julian calendar, Saint Lucia’s […]