You can’t feel what you feel

Short film of performance

‘Sometimes I feel like I’m wearing a heavy coat and I would like to be able to get other people to wear it’

‘I like touching electric fences and the feeling of an unglazed cup on my teeth’ CYT members

Investigating themes of empathy, sensation and connection to place, Mc Guinness worked with Carlow Youth Theatre members to create a performance intervention for VISUAL’s gallery spaces. Commissioned by VISUAL in response to the season’s themes of  ‘hand made magic’, the work explores how the languages of visual arts, theatre and spectacle can combine to communicate with and affect both participants and audiences.

Commissioned by VISUAL Centre of Contemporary Art, Carlow, and Carlow Youth Theatre Supported by the Arts Council Young Essembly Scheme.

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