Pushing the Boundaries of the Spiritual/Physical Self | Intro to Performance Art


  • 19 Oct - 21 Oct 2023
  • All day
  • Ages 18+
  • €120

In this immersive three-day workshop designed for a small group, artist Lauren Kelly will guide you into the realm of harnessing your body as a creative instrument.

Through this experience, you will delve into the art of generating performance art solely from the body, while equipping yourself with the essential mental tools for effective presentation. The workshop will encompass various techniques, such as heightening sensory perception, intertwining sounds, and pushing personal boundaries, all aimed at crafting impactful live art. The activities will strike a balance between intensity and gentleness, as you collaborate with Lauren to uncover your distinctive artistic expression. By tapping into the spiritual essence of the body, you'll unearth its captivating narratives waiting to be shared.

This workshop is suitable for anyone with an artistic mind who is interested in exploring the magic of performance art. Students and practicing artists with little or no experience in performance art are welcome and encouraged to sign up.


Thursday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm

20% discount available for students and unwaged. Contact Rua Red at info@ruared.ie

Lauren Kelly

Lauren Kelly is an Irish Performance Artist who specialises in using the body as the main tool for her art practice. In her own practice, Lauren uses performance as a tool for activism, often challenging political issues regarding misogyny. Her recent work interlinks with her spiritual practice, incorporating shamanistic and sound healing techniques.