Oona Doherty

VENUE

TBC

TIME

6pm-3am

MEDIUM

Dance

Installation

Live Performance

A lone dancer in a white t-shirt dancing in front of a grey background
An upward view of the the brutalist 180 The Strand
ABOUT THE WORK

For Art Night, award winning dancer and choreographer Oona Doherty will work with collaborator and filmmaker Luca Truffarelli to stage Lazarus Multiverse. The commission brings the camera on stage for an immersive performance that draws on Doherty’s earlier solo work Hope Hunt and the Ascension Into Lazarus and her exhibition Death of Hunter. From car crashes and house parties into transcendent angels, Lazarus Multiverse forms part of a series of collaborations and reimagings, recycling the artist’s previous works into new mutations – ‘the show is never finished, it is its own beast which will grow and change’.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Oona Doherty (b.1986, London) lives and works in Belfast. Doherty is a dancer and choreographer and in 2021 she was awarded the La Biennale Di Venezia’s Silver Lion for dance and chosen as one of the seven choreographers for Big Pulse Dance Alliance. Doherty has been performing internationally since 2010 with companies such as TRASH (Netherlands), Abattoir Ferme (Belgium), Veronika Riz (Italy), Emma Martin/United Fall (Ireland), Enda Walsh and Landmark Productions (Ireland). Hard to be Soft a Belfast prayer was voted top UK dance show of 2019 by the Guardian. Lady Magma: The Birth of a Cult is currently touring in Europe.

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EXTRA INFO

Commissioned by Art Night and FACT Commissions.

TBC

London, UK

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