The White Quadrangle

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The White Quadrangle was one of two major commissions half/angel received from Cork 2005 in 2003. The work was a large-scale site specific performance made for the central quadrangle at University College Cork, involving 150 non-professional performers (all in white) and performed on 17th March, 2005 (St. Patrick’s Day).

The White Quadrangle involved large scale choreographies based on the Ogham alphabet, a collaboration with sculptor Pauline O’Connell, and a narrative involving Queen Victoria and Saint Finbarre (Patron Saint of Cork) meeting as teenagers in the quadrangle, innocent of their histories. The final image of the piece was 1000 white windmills placed in the grass of the quadrangle.

moon seed 

winter sweet

Pomegranate

Fire bush 

You’re always finding fairy tales everywhere. It’s ridiculous


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