Year’s Turn / Casadh na Bliana
An exploration of Ogham – a seasonal cycle of trees. On each of the 13 Washi Paper strips is an Ogham consonant corresponding to a native Irish tree. Each tree represents the lunar month of the Celtic Year – November to October. Ogham is the earliest form of writing used in Ireland and dates from the early medieval period. Letters are shown in their vertical or horizontal variants. The pronunciation is for Primitive/Old Irish, the language used in the majority of Ogham inscriptions. The Ogham marking are in vertical variant.
Tony Fegan is a theatre director and arts learning practitioner. Tony was artistic director of BAC(Battersea Arts Centre) Battersea, London 1985-1988. Tony was Director of Learning at LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre) between 1992-2007.
In August 2007 Tony took up post as CEO/Director at Tallaght Community Arts. Tony has spearheaded projects for Tallaght Community Arts as Creative Director include: As If By Chance (2022) A Museum for Gulliver (2021) The Great Rope of Tallaght (2019) Gaza Monologues (2018) Aeridheacht -Taking the Air (2016).