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  • Crossing territories, languages and artforms
    Aistriú
  • European Capital of Culture
    Galway 2020

 

When Europe is faced with unprecedented migration...

...twentieth-century Irish language texts provide a vocabulary to respond to contemporary challenges. 

'Aistriú' is an Irish word that means translation, migration and transformation. Each of the texts at the heart of the Aistriú project provides diverse perspectives on the theme of migration, both fictional and real-life. In 2020, translators will be asked to translate the texts into different languages and commissions will be awarded to artists to respond creatively to the texts and their themes. 

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Tráth a bhfuil an imirce ina hábhar conspóide san Eoraip...

...tá friotal trínar féidir dul i ngleic le dúshláin na linne seo ar fáil i dtéacsanna Gaeilge an fichiú haois.

Is iomaí brí leis an bhfocal 'Aistriú' - is féidir rud a aistriú ó theanga go teanga, ó áit go háit, nó ó ábhar go hábhar eile. Pléann gach ceann de na téacsanna sa tionscadal Aistriú téama na himirce ó dhearcthaí éagsúla, ficsean agus neamh-fhicsean ina measc. In 2020, iarrfar ar aistritheoirí na téacsanna a aistriú go teangacha eile agus bronnfar coimisiúin ar ealaíontóirí chun dul i ngleic go cruthaitheach leis na téacsanna.

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  • Aistriú workshop

    On Wednesday 1 May, Galway 2020 and the Aistriú project team invite interested artists of all disciplines to attend a special workshop and information session to help them prepare an application for the Aistriú artist commission(s). During this workshop, attendees will discover more about the...


    date_range 2019 - 05 - 01 location_on NUI Galway South Campus
  • Call for Translators

    The Aistriú project is calling on translators across Europe to get involved by translating one or more of the project texts. 

     

    Aistriú has partnerd with the European Federation and Association of Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS) to ask scholars...


    date_range 2019 - 01 - 08 location_on Galway

Partners

Aistriú is a Galway 2020 project coordinated within NUI Galway, in partnership with EFACIS, Literature Ireland and Ealaín na Gaeltachta.