Oona Doherty

VENUE

180 The Strand

180 Strand WC2R 1EA

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

Award winning dancer and choreographer Oona Doherty will stage an immersive theatrical installation and live performance at brutalist landmark, 180 The Strand. Between DJ set, dance, spoken word and sound Doherty internalises a body language of streets, with gestures and words stretching the facades of defiant posturing, dismantling stereotypes and revealing vulnerabilities.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Oona Doherty lives and works in Belfast. Doherty is a dancer and choreographer. She has been performing dance theatre 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. Hope Hunt & the Ascension into Lazarus is currently touring the world, Lady Magma: The Birth of a Cult is currently touring in Europe.

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ABOUT THE VENUE

180 The Strand is an iconic Brutalist building currently undergoing a transformation into a creative hub for people and progress. It aims to foster and connect creatives, entrepreneurs, dynamic thinkers and cultural explorers by integrating the creation, display, learning and social functions of culture throughout its spaces.

 

EXTRA INFO

Commissioned by Art Night and FACT Commissions.

180 The Strand

Custom Location: (51.51212118886629, -0.11438207843475823)

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