Twinsome Minds: Retelling 1916 by Richard Kearney and Sheila Gallagher is a multimedia performed lecture in word and image to be premiered at Abbey Theatre on January 23, 2016 and toured internationally in UK, Europe and North America.
Richard Kearney is a writer, philosopher and broadcaster. He has published over thirty books on European and Irish culture, including The Crane Bag Book of Irish Studies(1984), Postnationalist Ireland (1999) and Navigations: Collected Irish Essays 1977-2007. He has also published two novels and a volume of poetry. He teaches philosophy at Boston College and is founder director of the International Guestbook Project: 'Exchanging Stories, Changing History'.
Sheila Gallagher is an Associate Professor of Fine Art at Boston College where she teaches courses on drawing, painting and contemporary art practice. Her work takes many forms including video, flower installations, smoke paintings and computer-aided drawing. Gallagher's work has been shown at such venues as The Institute of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Dodge Gallery, NYC, and Wellesley College. With Professor Richard Kearney she directs Guestbook, a creative peace-building initiative for youths to exchange stories in divided communities.