The 2021 NIMHAF programme is now live!
~ Throughout Festival ~
‘Tanimai’ is my response to the notion of loneliness.
Inspired by my memories of nature, growing up in Sri Lanka, and more recent reflections during ‘lockdown’.
Brain Injury Matters
@ Arts for All:
An exhibition of drawings, paintings, mixed media and photography created during the pandemic on Zoom through workshops with adults with an acquired brain injury
Heather Dornan Wilson:
'When I'm Alone... At least, I'd Rather Be Alone
With The Sky'
Film exploring moments of loneliness, aloneness and connection. In these spaces, we experience the pain and joy of being deeply human and discover the possibility of finding freedom in our own skin.
He can't spell it, but he sure as hell can write about it. Read Joe's thoughts on the theme of loneliness: from Forster (Robert of course, no, not that one) to Bowie, to Joe himself.
& Ciaran Flynn:
Using illustration, music and voice ,“One” looks at the solidarity found when experiencing loneliness, offering moments of verbatim advice gathered from a range of people of varying ages.
Strabane Men’s Project: 'Music To Your Ears'
Brought together by a shared love of showband music and drama, the group perform a mix of songs, old and new, stories from retired musicians, poetry and vignettes.
~ open calls ~
Open Call: 2021 NIMHAF
We couldn't get the Walker Brothers out of our heads so we asked for your help. YouTube and Spotify 'Loneliness' playlists built from your suggestions.
~ scheduled events ~
Sabi has created a special episode on the theme of 'Loneliness' for her show 'Substrata' on Dublin Digital Radio. Tune in to listen live on your radio, or preview now.