Péist (transl. worm) are a group of musicians and artists based in Limerick. In their improvisations, they wriggle and writhe between sounds and musical forms, burrowing through the dirt.
Peíst are Mícheál Keating, Daithí Mac Cruitín, Eilis Mahon, Cian McGuirk and Caimin Walsh.
Aoibhinn O’Dea is a choreographer and dance artist working across contemporary dance and visual arts. She graduated with a BA in Fine Art Sculpture (NCAD, 2014) where her practice evolved through installation, video and performance. She trained in contemporary dance and somatic movement in Berlin (Tanzfabrik, Marameo, Katapult and Ponderosa), Portugal (Preformact) and Ireland (Irish World Academy, Dance Ireland, Dance Limerick and CoisCeim). She has recently completed her MA in Contemporary Dance and Performance at The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. She teaches inclusive dance workshops across Ireland and collaborates with musicians, visual artists, other dancers and theatre makers as part of a longer-term project to develop the crossing of art forms to establish new ways of perceiving and making work.
Read about Writhe here.