Project organiser: Tigh Filí / Cork Women’s Poetry Circle Ltd, Ireland
Year funded: 2011
Funding strand: Strand 1.2.2. Literary translation projects
Amount awarded: €16,790
Total project budget: €16,790
Project start date: October 2008
Project end date: 2001
Dance Ireland (Ireland); Dublin Dance Festival (Ireland); Association of Professional Contemporary Dance Choreographers (Latvia); body>data>space (UK); Dance House Lemesos (Cyprus).
Associate partner: Irish World Academy of Music and Dance / UL (Ireland)
Translation of Adolescencia dos: poemas hormonados by Manuel Arana from Spanish into English. Translators: Tina Pisco and Aoileann Lyons.
Adolescence 2 was launched at a number of local, national and international festivals and venues in Ireland and Spain, which has allowed us to make contacts toward a European tour.
IRISH ORGANISATION PROFILE
Tigh Filí is an Irish cultural centre and poetry publishing company committed to promoting access for people from all backgrounds and of all ages to quality literature and visual arts programmes. Established in 1985, the main aim of Tigh Filí is to develop an inclusive, creative space for different groups to come together in partnership and cooperation. Tigh Filí runs a whole range of artistic and community development programmes in addition to projects targeted specifically at children. It also offers shelter, support and motivation to emerging writers, poets and artists by organising and facilitating readings, workshops, seminars and a poetry outreach education programme.