DOX ON AIR – Irská literatura

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Středa 19. Květen 2021, 17:00
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DOX Facebook, YouTube channel

Conversation on curating literature in an art space & readings by celebrated Irish authors and their Czech translators

Featured authors: DOIREANN NÍ GHRÍOFA – SARA BAUME – MIKE MCCORMACK – CAITRÍONA O’REILLY

University College Dublin (UCD) and the National Library of Ireland (NLI) have teamed up to create a new museum that celebrates the literary heritage of Ireland and pays homage to Ireland’s modern and contemporary writers. MoLI  – Museum of Literature Ireland was launched in September 2019 and with its multi-media exhibitions, digital displays, a range of specially commissioned films, an online radio channel, learning programmes, and a brand new online platform featuring 100 Irish books published in the last decade, it makes a remarkable addition to Ireland’s literary scene. Meet MoLI in a conversation on curating literature in an art space followed by readings from award-winning Irish authors and their Czech translators.

Guests:
Simon O’Connor, Director (MoLI)
Benedict Schlepper-Connolly, Digital Curator (MoLI)
Margaret Kelleher – Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama (University College Dublin)

Hosted by:
Ondřej Pilný, Director (Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University Prague)
Michaela Šilpochová, Artistic Director (DOX Centre for Contemporary Art)

Translators:
Alice Hyrmanová McElveen
Daniela Theinová
Ondřej Pilný

ON AIR: MoLI Museum of Literature Ireland is the first of a series of online conversations aired from the Gulliver Airship at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague featuring exciting projects from around the globe that bring together art and literature.

Recent Czech Translations of Irish Writing
Máirtín Ó Cadhain, Klíč / An EochairHřbitovní hlína / Cré na Cille
Anna Burns, Mlíkař / Milkman
Caitríona O’Reilly, Básnické krajiny Caitríony O’Reilly / Caitríona O’Reilly’s Poetic Landscapes (selected poems and an interview), Revolver Revue 120 (2020): 35-53.
Sally Rooney, Normální lidi / Normal PeopleRozhovory s přáteli / Conversations with Friends
Tana French, Temná zahrada / The Witch Elm
Lisa McInerney, Zázraky krve / The Blood MiraclesNádherná kacířství / The Glorious Heresies
Kevin Barry, Broukobol / BeatleboneU nás v Bohane / City of Bohane
Sara Baume, Vyšlapaná čára / A Line Made by WalkingJasno lepo podstín zhyna / Spill Simmer Falter Wither
Donal Ryan, Víc už se nedozvíme / All We Shall Know
Seamus Heaney, Lidský řetěz / Human Chain