International Mentorship & Bursary 2017/18
Mentor: Anna-Sophie Mahler
Jane Deasy is a composer and performer working across various forms including theatre, installation and radio. She composes both electronic and electroacoustic music exploring the boundaries between music and theatre. Currently based between Dublin and Glasgow School of Art her research is in the emerging field of Ambisonics and Music Theatre. KAPERLAK, her first Music Theatre work, written for electronics, strings and percussion premiered at the Dublin Fringe in 2016, which was concerned with the relationship between mental health and environmental issues.
Most recent performances include Circus Animals Desertion by Brokentalkers and Not A Funny Word by Tara Flynn.
During the Pan Pan International Mentorship Jane will work on a piece using The Four Seasons by Vivaldi as a framework to think about fear and the passing of time.