Resort Revelations 10th to 13th September Bleeding Pig Festival Portrane

Fingal County Council’s Arts Office in Association with The Bleeding Pig Festival,Portrane is delighted to present

  Resort Revelations Case Study II, Portrane

In 2014 a selection of artists, curators and academics took up residency in Lynder's Mobile Home Park, Portrane.Resort Residency Case Study I invited the artists to explore the history, geography and community as guests on the Donabate/Portrane Peninsula.

In 2015 Resort Residency becomes Resort Revelations as a selection of residents return to make visible their experiences while on residency as part of the annual Bleeding Pig Festival

10th – 13th of September

Join us for the following events

Thursday 10th September 2015
Gareth Kennedy- The Origins and Uses of Round Towers
A straw bale round tower will be created by Gareth Kennedy in the weeks leading up to the festival, a “folk folly” of sorts this temporary 12m tower will join the towers of the Portrane skyline and will be activated by a series of performances and events

The inauguration of the tower and launch of the festival will be conducted by
Councillor David O’Connor, Mayor of Fingal

Thursday 10th September at 6.30pm
Tower Field/Chinkwell Field, Portrane

Other events at the tower will take place over the course of the festival please visit for updates

Friday 11th September 2015
Sean Taylor will conduct an Acouscenic Soundwalk using the  principles of mindfulness and meditation; participants will be invited to experience the landscape of the peninsula in a unique and thoughtful way.
11th of September
Meet at Lynder's Mobile Home Park
Places Limited Booking Essential

Sunday 13th September 2015
Fiona Hallinan & Kate Strain HOW TO MAKE SLOKE
A Cookery performance demonstration presented by Fiona Hallinan and Kate Strain. Through alchemy, comedy and food preparation, they’ll stage an abridged account of their experience in Portane.Featuring The Seaweed War, ulva umbilicus (aka sea lettuce), the five Liams, and the eponymous Sloke.
2.30pm -4.00pm
Lynder's Mobile Home Park Residency
Lunch Provided – Booking Essential 50 Max

Maeve Connolly
The A-Z of Resort Life

Maeve Connolly presents materials and ideas relating to the work of U.S artist. Andrea Zittel. Inspired partly by childhood memories of holidaying in trailers, Zittel creates projects such as artificial islands,customised desert habitats and mobile escape vehicles.

All events are free but must be booked
Please contact Caroline Cowley, Public Art Co-ordinator
p.01 8708449
For updates visit