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Screendance’s Light Moves call out 

LIGHT Moves Festival of Screendance Symposium has announced its open call for papers and presentations. The symposium encourages artistic and scholarly exchange and debate in screendance and related disciplines – performance, dance, film, visual arts, sound and text.

Organised by Dance Limerick, it invites screendance makers, spectators, advocates and academics to examine the forms and approaches that enable this field’s vibrancy.

Light Moves particularly welcomes presentations that are discursive and interactive including workshop type formats, group/ panel discussions, demonstration events, as well as paper presentation formats.

Go to for submission detail.

Art for Bedford Row

 A DISPARATE group of people who make art, ArtLimerick, is coming together this year again to show their work on Bedford Row. According to their PRO, Kathy Tiernan, they enjoy the challenge of exhibiting on this busy thoroughfare that is pedestrianised. More than 30 artists will show works for sale over six Sundays from July 2 on, from 12noon to 4pm.

Henry Morgan’s new show on The Burren

BACK to the Burren’ is the current exhibition of new paintings by Henry Morgan at the Russell Gallery in New Quay, Co. Clare until June end.

Morgan studied at the Limerick School of Art and Oslo University. He is a regular exhibitor at the Irish Exhibition of Living Art, Royal Hibernian Academy, EVA and more.

In this show, we are told he is “striving to capture the essence, the visual poetry, the presence of the place.”

Clockmaker’s Dream for Shanghai

His dreamscape has elements of steam punk

LIMERICK made short ‘The Clockmaker’s Dream’ is selected as the Irish entry out of 3,300 submissions made from around the world to Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF). It’s one of only 23 shorts in the nine day programme for the Golden Goblet award.

Shot in Bunratty, ‘The Clockmaker’s Dream’ is a fantasy/ art-house live-action film directed by Cashell Horgan. It stars Joe Mullins (‘Pilgrim Hill’) and is narrated by Jared Harris (‘The Crown’). Horgan’s screenplay won a prize from Limerick County Council as part of the city’s bidding for European Capital of Culture 2020.