L-R Front: Poet Tom French; Fiddle Player Danny Diamond.
L-R Back: Artistic Director Solstice Arts Centre Belinda Quirke; Rhonda Tidy Cavan County Council; Ger Hennessy Proprietor Cois Tine Residential Studio; Mike Paterson Sound Technician
Cois Tine most recent residency in partnership with Solstice Arts Centre in Navan focussed on a collaboration between renowned poet Tom French and virtuoso fiddle player Danny Diamond (Slow Moving Clouds). This unique pairing is to culminate in a premier in Navan later this year and in Cavan in 2018 before an anticipated European tour. Other residencies which have so far taken place include singer songwriter Cian Rock, emerging indie rock band The Jobseekerz and singer songwriter Gráinne Conaty. Other featured artists include: Michael Gallan with collaborators poet Annemarie Ni Churreain, fiddle player Aoife Ni Bhriain, drummer Matt Jacobson, sound designer Peter Power, videographer Luca Truffarelli, project manager Emmet Condon.
For more information contact project manager Rhonda Tidy firstname.lastname@example.org visit www.cavanarts.ie or like us on Facebook @CoisTineCavan.
Located on the old Farnham Estate at the Southern tip of the Cavan/Fermanagh UNESCO Geo Park, Cois Tine is a residential space for the creation of music, sound art and the spoken word. As part of the pilot phase Cois Tine Soundscapes, artists from Ireland, UK and Norway have been selected through open competition to live and work at Cois Tine traditional Irish cottage.