The Headless City curated by Daniel Jewesbury – video documentation

TULCA 2016, entitled ‘The Headless City’, asks two questions: What’s gone wrong with our cities? And what are we going to do about it? Festival curator Daniel Jewesbury says, “There’s so much that’s uncertain about the future of our cities, and the artists in The Headless City have approached the theme with great openness – … Continued

The Headless City, TULCA 2016 Art Monthly review by Joanne Laws

“Pitched as a container, diagnosis and provocation, ‘The Headless City’ curated by Daniel Jewesbury invited viewers to step outside their rationale and to make demands for public space in imagining a future for our cities….. The curator showed dexterity in moulding his rigorous body of research into something quite loose and non-prescriptive, which allowed smut, … Continued

Irish anti-war activist Margaretta D’Arcy travels to the future to predict outcome of U.S. election. Discovers frightening truth on a beach in Galway, Ireland.

Last weekend (as part of The Headless City, the TULCA 2016 Festival of Visual Arts in Galway, Ireland) artists Loitering Theatre filmed anti-war activist Margaretta D’Arcy in the moments shortly after her spaceship’s emergency crash landing on Silverstrand beach in the west of Ireland.  HERE  D’Arcy had been travelling into the future on a mission … Continued

Mark Orange, ‘Archiwik.org’ 2016, Online Project | TULCA 2016

Mark Orange’s project for TULCA 2016, The Headless City, is archiwik.org, a new public wiki being launched specially for the festival. Inspired by Georges Bataille’s famous short article, ‘Architecture’, which he wrote for the Surrealist magazine Documents in 1929, archiwik.org is a website constructed using  the MediaWiki software that drives Wikipedia. The site will be host to a diverse, eclectic … Continued

TULCA 2016 Events (weekend 2) – performance, readings, music and much more

  Weekend Two Schedule of Events   Thursday 10th November | 6pm Performance Galway Arts Centre In the context of his TULCA installation Boxes, Martin Sharry has produced a new live work, What’s The Story?, to be read by an actor three times during the festival – Thursday 10th, Thursday 17th and Saturday 19th. Martin’s text … Continued