Creative Dundee

Cooper Gallery: Thin gold chains link ears to the tip of their tongue

Date: Thursday 28 March // Venue: Cooper Gallery // Time: 6–9pm

An evening of live sets and listening at Cooper Gallery by Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh, Anna Clock, Neil McDermott, Francis McKee and Anne-Marie Copestake. The evening includes collaborations, solo pieces, composed and traditional tunes, and a talk accompanied by audio extracts and video clips.

The event is named after a description of Ogmios, not so much to conjure the figure of Ogmios more to consider the compelling nature, strengths, and social functions of collective tunes and performance within a community. It brings together collaborators of Anne-Marie to perform within her exhibition Looking in either direction the whole street was filled with people, some singing, moving towards x…

Developed from ongoing research into loss, grief and the desire for the recognition of unacknowledged lives, Copestake’s new site-specific installations for Cooper Gallery consider the complex emotional registers of presence and absence.

Image courtesy Anne-Marie Copestake and Francis McKee.



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