Dance in the Digital World with Mary Wycherley

Wed 21 Oct 2020
14:00 - 16:00
Online through Zoom
Free for DI Members

Dance Ireland launches a new professional development programme for Digital Practice for our Autumn/Winter programme.

Dance in the Digital World explores the possibilities and open conversations for presenting with digital technologies in both live and online contexts

Blurring the Boundaries: blending live and digital work with Mary Wycherley. 

In this encounter, choreographer and curator Mary Wycherley, will unpack and explore the structures, dramaturgy and technology involved in bringing dance into installation and non-traditional performance spaces. She will look at the role of technology in bringing dance  into spaces such as galleries, and techniques for video mapping, multi-screen installation and integrating live elements into digital performance.

Dance Ireland Members can book online with Membership and Engagement Officer, Andrea Bolger at 


Mary Wycherley is a contemporary dance artist and educator whose work spans live performance, filmmaking and curation.

She is Limerick Dance Artist in Residence 2015 -2019 appointed by the Arts Council of Ireland and is a founder and co-curator of Light Moves Festival of Screendance since it’s inception in 2014. Mary’s body of work in performance, film and installation has toured and been exhibited in Ireland and internationally at venues and festival including the Museum of Contemporary Arts Shanghai, American Dance Festival, Rua Red Gallery Dublin, National Museum of Contemporary Arts Bucharest, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Galway Film Fleadh and West Cork Arts Centre.]

READ MORE about Mary here


More in the DANCE IN THE DIGITAL WORLD encounters: 

Members' Forum
with contributions from John Scott, Adrienne Brown and Rita Marcalo 
4 September, 12-1.30pm
Full details here 

Finding the Fun: using technology in interactive performance
with Tim Casson (UK)
24 September, 2-4pm
Full details here 

Quantum Steps:  design, innovation, tech and the future of dance
with Emma McFarland (UK)
19 November, 2-4pm
Full details here