Rua Red & See Through Café Presents | Felispeaks

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This event took place live online on Monday, 25th May 2020.

Felispeaks in conversation with Francesca La Morgia

Join us for this episode of See Through Café for Felispeaks in conversation with Francesca La Morgia. They will discuss the challenges and opportunities for poets and performers during the closures of public venues and will tell us about her current online projects.

A conversation not to be missed!

The See Through Café project is curated by visual artist Anca Danila, sociologist Evgeny Shtorn and Mother Tongues Festival curator Francesca La Morgia, presented in collaboration with Rua Red and supported by the South Dublin County Arts Office and Creative Ireland.

The See Through Café is a free and open space to meet new people who have an interest in art, diversity, community and who love to learn something new about places, people and creativity.

Meet the Artist

Felispeaks is a Nigerian-Irish Poet, Performer, Playwright from Co. Longford. Felispeaks has been nominated ‘Best Performer’ by Dublin Fringe Festival Sep. 2018 Judges for her performance in ‘BOYCHILD’, a co-written play by Dagogo Hart and herself. Felispeaks has also had the opportunity to perform her poetry at Concern 50th Anniversary in Dublin Castle in September 2018 that included speakers such as UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J. Mohammed, President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, President Bill Clinton and Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson. Felicia has also been honoured with an award by the (APNI) African Professional Network of Ireland for her unique contribution to the art scene in Dublin City, December 2017.

Felispeaks is member of WeAreGriot, a poetry collective consisting of herself, Dagogo Hart & Samuel Yakura – curating poetry/rap events – Talkatives, writing plays – Felispeaks is currently enjoying creating poetry and performance pieces that always promises to introduce her audience to the journey of emotion in every story. Honoured to share her thought processes about life’s experiences and her passions on stage; Felispeaks hopes to inspire thought, excitement and perspective.

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