Lian Bell

Ireland mapping report for IETM

by Lian on July 9, 2015, no comments

Earlier this year, I was commissioned by the secretariat of the IETM international network to write a ‘mapping’ report that outlines the current situation of the contemporary performing arts in Ireland. Incredibly difficult to distill it all down, but I had a go. Here it is in all its sweeping, unsubtle, gap-filled glory. (Thanks to […]

IETM Bergamo 2015

by Lian on June 6, 2015, no comments

Thanks to a Travel and Training grant from the Arts Council, I was able to get to the Spring Plenary of the IETM network in the Italian hilltop city of Bergamo earlier this year. Surprisingly beautiful, seeing as it’s the Ryanair Beauvais of Milan. This was a very active meeting for me, and not just […]

IETM Montpellier April 2014

by Lian on April 30, 2014, no comments

Thanks to the generosity of Project Arts Centre, where I worked with last year to put on IETM Dublin, I got to attend the most recent IETM networking meeting in sunny Montpellier. Other than getting a hit of vitamin D, tasting one or two local wines and learning all about the inner workings of harpsichords, […]