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Justine Doswell Grand Studio Brussels Residency featuring Tamzin Jade O'Garro. Photo Philippe Mathys

Photo: Philippe Mathys 

Justine Doswell – IMDT Associate Artist Sharing



Tickets: Free, Ticketed


This event is programmed alongside IMDT's production of Othello (more than a dance), 26-29 Oct, 19:30, €18/14

Time: 6pm | 30mins

Hosted by IMDT artistic director and choreographer John Scott, associate artist Justine Doswell shares excerpts of her recent choreographic research and collaborative work undertaken in residence at Shawbrook, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Grand Studio Brussels (Tipperary Dance International Residency Exchange), Dance Ireland, and axis Ballymun.

Live performance in Dublin R&D dance artists: Salma Ataya, Millie Daniel Dempsey, Isabella Oberländer, and Hannah Rogerson.

Video footage included in live performance filmed at Grand Studio Brussels R&D artists: Justine Cooper, Tamzin Jade O’Garro and Vasiliki Stasinaki. 

Music: J.S. Bach: Partita No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 826_ II. Allemande Acid Pauli - MOD: Propagating Flip Flop Du Brecht, Ich Dub Peace Waer Schoen

This event will also include a screening of Is there balm in Gilead? commissioned by IMDT’s Dancer from the Dance Festival of Irish Choreography 2021, which premiered at the Irish Film Institute in July.

Loss, grief, despair, and a collective call for hope and transformation, “Is there balm in Gilead?” is a short dance film set in the west of Ireland that takes inspiration from ethnocultural myths and writings centred on the raven. Featuring iconic singer-songwriter/poet Leonard Cohen’s Dance Me to the End of Love in a new recording sung by one of Ireland’s greatest jazz and blues singers, Mary Coughlan, the film reflects on the paradoxical nature of existence and our longing for redemption.

Photos: Philippe Mathys @ Grand Studio, Brussels Residency in partnership with Tipperary Dance, July 2022
Filmed by Pato Cassinoni October 2022 at Project Arts Centre, Dublin

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