Tuesday, 15 April, 2014 - 19:11

MIND IN THE FLESH is a symposium focusing on female bodies in contemporary performance. It incorporates artists’ talks and debates, performance lectures and workshops, alongside evening performances by world renowned artists.
Click on link to the right for full programme, schedule and booking form.

How do women portray, represent, stereotype, envision themselves today? How aware are we as makers and viewers about the body images and relationships we create and receive on a private and public sphere? How much diversity is there really? And, actually, what are female bodies?

Female Bodies are political, social, sexual, aesthetic, spiritual, economic and medial. This symposium is a creative and discursive platform, where we can discuss, question, engage and exchange what it means to work as a female performance artist both in a national and international context today. So let's talk about it, let's talk about female bodies.

National and international performers, artists and thinkers in the fields of Dance and Academia are invited to MIND IN THE FLESH.

Performers include Liz Aggiss, Editta Braun Company, David Hoyle and Lucy Suggate

MIND IN THE FLESH performance programme is supported by Limerick City of Culture 2014.


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Dance Limerick exists to support the development of professional dance artists within the Limerick region and beyond.

Through a combination of performance platforms, residency opportunities, master classes, talks and lectures, Dance Limerick will advocate for artistic dialogue and exchange. In collaboration with dance artists across a range of practices, Dance Limerick will promote the creation of new and innovative work and will devise programmes of access, engagement and participation for the wider public.

Based at the premises of the former Daghdha Dance Company, Dance Limerick houses offices and a fully equipped studio space along with a separate performance venue known as the Daghda Space

Further information about facilities and opportunities for professional dance artists available from Jenny Traynor at