To all our friends and supporters,
It’s with heavy hearts that we would like to announce that SOLSTICE will not take place this coming June. The group have decided to individually pursue other exciting ventures and who knows what the future holds. We would like to sincerely thank everyone at Cork Midsummer Festival, Youth in Action and Cork City Council Arts Office. To all our incredible staff, sponsors, patrons and friends we really couldn’t have done it without you and of course to all the artists, SOLSTICE is about community and we thank you for your bravery and the beautiful work you shared with us in 2011 and 2012.
watch this space
Dawn, Eszter, Ruairí & Shirley.
Dawn once again joined the Corona Cork Film Festival team as Guest Manager for the 2012 edition and very shortly begins work as Festival Producer with Kinsale Arts Festival.
Eszter has been running Quarter, an arts resource centre in Cork for the past three months and co-curated PARABOLA a two day multi-disciplinary mini-festival at the end of January. She has also just started developing a new show with Makeshift Ensemble.
Ruairi is just back from touring internationally with Keith Hennessy and Turbulence (a dance about the economy). He is continuing research with Siriol Joyner and will present a full scale production later this year. He is also curating & producing HOME, a festival of new work in Cork this April.
Shirley is continuing to produce and stage manage with companies in Cork and Dublin and is planning some time in Melbourne later this year to see what art on the other side of the world feels like and find out if the water really drains counter clockwise!
Frank the fish is currently looking for new digs as his momma and all round Solstice superhero, Lucie is going to take on Toronto from next week.