Dec
16
to Dec 27

Prideaux Angels

This brand-new Christmas story set in 1941 at Prideaux Place has been created and directed by choreographer Simon Birch in collaboration with dancers: Emily Dobson (Freefall / Cscape), Anthony Middleton (MiddletonCorpus / Simon Birch Dance), Debbi Purtill (Ballet Lorent / Simon Birch Dance) and Isabel Slingerland (MiddletonCorpus / Simon Birch Dance). Plus, writer Kimberly Campanello, composers and performers Jon Hughes and Claire Ingleheart, and designer Myriddin Drualus Pharo.

Supported by Arts Council England, Cornwall Council, FEAST, Sperry Tents, Dance Republic 2 and Prideaux Place.

Booking details here.

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Sep
17
to Sep 27

Constance and Eva premiere at Bread and Roses Theatre (London)

A new play by Kimberly Campanello about two sisters who abandoned their privileged upbringing in Ireland to become political radicals. Constance Markievicz and Eva Gore-Booth battled imperialism, fought for women's rights, and sought to redefine gender and sexuality. They were famous - even infamous - during their lifetimes, but history has largely forgotten them. How can their stories be told, and what can we learn from them about how to be politically active today?

Constance and Eva is a multimedia reimagining of the lives of these two sisters, bringing together archive footage, found text and performance to tell their story. It is Urania's first production. Urania are Hannah Berry, Kimberly Campanello, Luke Davies, and Charlotte Gallagher.

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Jun
24
6:00 PM18:00

cases of sudden conversion for poetry and live electronics with Jon Hughes

York St John University’s Programme in Creative Writing is collaborating with the International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI) at the University of Canberra to host ‘Creative Writing & Creative Culture’.

The evening event will include a book launch of Paul Munden’s Analogue/Digital: New and Selected Poems (Smith/Doorstop) and cases of sudden conversion, a performance piece for poetry and live electronics by Kimberly Campanello and Jon Hughes.

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May
28
8:00 PM20:00

New Dublin Press Performing Poetry Project

This collaboration arises from poets Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Kinga Tóth and Kimberly Campanello’s shared emphasis on the musicality and materiality of language – from Hungarian, to German, to Irish, to English, to Sanskrit – including the physical processes of shaping language in poetry performance. In this piece, the poets have meditated upon the themes of borders, cycles and the taking of life. The performance will be followed by a discussion led by New Dublin Press editor and publisher Jonathan C. Creasy, and we will open up the conversation to the audience. Full details here.

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May
20
7:00 PM19:00

Performance at Yoga darśana, yoga sādhana: traditions, transmissions, transformations

Composer and sound artist Jon Hughes and Kimberly Campanello will perform an hour-long piece and giving a lecture at the Yoga darśana, yoga sādhana: traditions, transmissions, transformations conference at Jagiellonian University in Kraków. The piece is the artistic culmination of their research on Tantra. 

This conference is sponsored by the Jagiellonian University Institute for the Study of Religions and the Modern Yoga Research group.

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Jun
12
5:00 PM17:00

Lecture at James Joyce Centre

As part of New Dublin Press's education initiative, poet and scholar Dr. Kimberly Campanello presents 

The ‘Found’ Voice

"This talk focuses on ‘finding’ voice in poetry, specifically how the poetic speaker/persona rubs up against a ‘found’, archival poetics. There will be specific reference to the work of H.D., Etheridge Knight and Susan Howe. By tracing my own formative encounters with the work of these three poets, I hope to illuminate a contemporary poetics of both-and. The aim of the talk is to encourage debate about what poets and readers mean by lyric and experimental, modernist and postmodernist and what this means for contemporary Irish poetics."

It will be an excellent event to accompany Susan Howe's reading in Belvedere House, Sunday June 14 at 6 PM. 

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Jun
9
8:00 PM20:00

World Premiere of SacrumProfanum

The Belfast Book Festival and the Crescent Arts Centre present the world premiere of SacrumProfanum.

SacrumProfanum combines contemporary music, poetry, video installation and visual art, fieldwork reportage and innovative publication design in a large-scale multimedia performance and exhibition responding to the enigmatic sheela-na-gig stone carvings. Creative Directors Kimberly Campanello (poet) and Benjamin Dwyer (composer/guitarist) approach the sheela-na-gigs through an aesthetics of damage, excavation and assemblage, drawing upon ‘found’ text, visuals and music to evoke the carvings’ potential meanings. They have brought together an innovative and dynamic team of some of the finest musicians and artists working today in order to profoundly engage with themes of identity, politics, (post)colonialism, feminism and ritual.

SacrumProfanum (mixed ensemble and installation)
Creative Director, Composer, Guitar: Benjamin Dwyer
Creative Director, Poet, Viola: Kimberly Campanello
Video Artist: Dylan Griffith
Viola: Garth Knox
Soprano: Sylvia O’Brien
Percussion: Alex Petcu
Sean-nós singer: Áine Ní Dhroighneáin
Uilleann pipes: Donnacha Dwyer
Translator: Aifric Mac Aodha
 
Exhibition
The SacrumProfanum exhibition runs at the Crescent Arts Centre Gallery from June 9-23 and includes video and photographic installations, original manuscript scores, imagines (the complete set of limited edition lithograph books of Benjamin Dwyer’s scores for solo viola and four of Kimberly Campanello’s poems published by New Dublin Press) and fieldwork photographs and sketches of the sheela-na-gigs.

***Please note: Some audio and visual content is of an adult nature.***

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May
18
7:00 PM19:00

Prague Microfestival 2015

PRAGUE INTERNATIONAL MICROFESTIVAL – SOUND POETRY NIGHT

19:00, Chill out zone NOD, entry 80 Kč, langauge: CZ & ENG

Music: Ježíš táhne na Berlín

Fb event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1382159322108195/

The opening PMF night will feature the legends of Czech and international sound poetry. The Dutch classic of sound poetry Jaap Blonk will perform alongside the Czech founder of physical poetry Petr Váša. You will also have the chance to hear the raw voice compositions by Kinga Tóth (Hungary) and the melodic yet radical poetry by the Ireland-based poet Kimberly Campanello with Benjamin Dwyer (guitar). The program closes with music by Czech cult duo Ježíš táhne na Berlín.

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