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Film: E.gress Special Closing Event at IMMA

14 Jul 2016 (Past)

Irish Museum of Modern Art

E-gress is a soulful and stirring filmic artwork that maps a twilight world of loss and change exploring how individuals diagnosed with dementia find new ways to adjust to a changing world.

A Special Closing Event of E.gress will take place at the Irish Museum of Modern Art on Thursday 14th July 2016.

This closing event marks the final stage of the E.gress National Tour; a mapping of reflections, inspiration and learning gathered along the way, together with a presentation of new artworks and responses.

FILM SCREENING | 5pm – 6.30pm

E.gress will be screened on a loop


An interactive installation of tour responses engaging all the senses with “reflection bureaus” … sit, write, make, create


Mapping the Tour by Ciaran Smyth of Vagabond Reviews followed by a live vocal response by Trinity Choir members and live dance response and then a special guest speaker responding to the filmic artwork. Sarah Bowman of Mercers Institute of Successful Ageing / Trinity, will then lead a conversational event with E.gress artists, tour partners and audience members, followed by a Q&A.

DRINKS RECEPTION | 7.30pm – 8.30pm

All events are free and everyone is welcome.

Attendance to the screening and decompression room are on a “drop-by” basis and places do not need to be booked.

Attendance to the durational performances and conversational event will need to be booked via the IMMA website.

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin 8.

Tel: +353-1-6129900

Email: info@imma.ie

Website: www.imma.ie

E.gress film trailer

Still from E.gress film. Photography by Marie Brett

a film exploring the twilight world of dementia

E.gress screening in mobile cinema in Cork.
The film was shown on a loop from 9.30 am to 6.30pm on February 11th 2016 at Cork's Alzheimer Society of Ireland Daycare premises.
Photo by Venividi Photo.

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