The Lyric Feature

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    Friday 6th November

    Journey to Yu. 
    Artist Dragana Jurišic brings Rebecca West’s 1941 masterpiece “Black Lamb and Grey Falcon” into the present day for an encounter with the medium of photography. With her rolliflex camera she follows in West’s footsteps through Yugoslavia, from which she herself was displaced during the 1990s war. Creating a unique and original road-trip, the two women from different eras intersect in an intellectual, emotional, and physical journey through the Balkans, conveying the devastating impact of war and displacement on ordinary people. In this documentary, programme maker Deirdre Mulrooney takes a virtual roadtrip to Yugoslavia, inspired by photographer Dragana Jurišic's exhibition YU – The Lost Country and following in the footsteps of Rebecca West’s travelogue, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon. Contributors include Olwen Fouere, Zlata Filipovic, Dijana Milosevic, Colin Graham, Pat Laffan.

    An Out There production. Producer/Narrator : Deirdre Mulrooney, Sound Supervision: John Davis

    The Lyric Feature Friday 2 August 2013


    The Lyric Feature - History on a Plate Part 5 of 6

    The programme is presented by Irish Times restaurant critic Catherine Cleary and historian Juliana Adelman.

    The contributors are: chef Domini Kemp; Jonathan Bell, former Director of the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, and Mervyn Watson, former Curator of Agriculture; veteran vegetable-grower Percy Lovegrove; geographer Ruth McManus; and Michael Kelly, founder of Grow it Yourself. The reader was Doireann Ní Bhriain.

    The clips from Maura Laverty were from the RTE sound archive.

    The programme was produced by Claire Cunningham and the sound mix was by James Daly.

    A Rockfinch production for RTÉ lyric FM, made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s Sound and Vision Broadcasting Funding Scheme.

    The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by Lyric fm staff or in collaboration with independent production companies. Subject matter varies from week to week but most of the programmes aim to provide insight into music and music making.

    The Lyric Feature is currently accepting proposals from independent producers and production companies for the BAI's Sound and Vision III Round 24. See here for details

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