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Entirely hollow aside from the dark

Entirely hollow aside from the dark 2017 tour

Entirely hollow aside from the dark is a psycho-acoustic sound performance within caves; ancient natural auditoriums carved into the underbelly of Ireland’s countryside. Using the cave as a physical metaphor for the mind the cavern personifies an assumed consciousness. In the darkness, a symphony of sounds unfold from the fissure between reality and imagination, swirling an inner dialogue down a curious yet treacherous path of self-identity.

Entirely hollow aside from the dark is an artwork created by AlanJames Burns, made in collaboration with writer Sue Rainsford and sound editor Ian Dunphy.

Entirely hollow aside from the dark was initially commissioned by Fingal County Council Arts Office. The 2017 national tour is core funded by the Arts Council of Ireland Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme. 

Sue Rainsford