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dyad is an evocative duet filmed in the magnificent surroundings of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin.
A meditation on archetype and architecture, this evocative work reflects on the qualities of a woman whose faith and body served as a connection between the human and the divine: Mary / Maryam.
Read 4-star review by Michael Seaver, The Irish Times
Dublin Dance Festival
Thurs 20 May - Mon 31 May
Concept: Justine Doswell, IMDT Associate Artist
Choreography: Justine Doswell in collaboration with the cast
Dancers: Salma Ataya and Justine Cooper
Director of Photography & Film Editing: Luca Truffarelli
Dramaturgy: Katalin Trencsényi
Music Composition & Performance: Mary Barnecutt
Lighting Design: Paul Keogan
Set Design: Andrew Clancy
Costume Design: Katie Davenport
Costume Supervision: Monica Ennis
Sound, Recording & Mix: Sandra O'Mahony
Preliminary Research & Development: Salma Ataya, Ella Clarke, Justine Cooper, Millie Daniel Dempsey, Rebecca Reilly, Emily Kilkenny Roddy
Consultancy: Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, Imam Anwar Shah
Mentorship: Ella Clarke, John Scott
Production Manager: Lisa Mahony
Produced by Irish Modern Dance Theatre
Recorded in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, by kind permission of the Dean, Very Rev Dr William Morton.