Danny Brennan is a writer, organiser & collaborative artist working across disciplines including film, radio, theatre and participatory art . Danny dreams through archives working with spectres of the past and future. Danny experiments with methodologies for collaborative storytelling in order to begin to build a new world in the shell of the old.
Danny has been an A4 sounds studio member since 2015 and during that time has created a number of narrative and non narrative film works as well as participatory theatre events in collaborations with Spooky Beore collective and member of the Just City Collective.
Danny is currently working on two collaborative book projects with young people in North Cork and doing a MFA in Creative Writing in the University of Limerick.
Selected Video Work:
Halfway to Falling 2021 Exhibition – The World that is Dreamt / We Make
As Daniel Brennan (2021) notes in ‘Listening in the Cracks’, a beautifully crafted elicitation of the collective wisdom shaping one of the 2020 MÁK Challenge groups (see insert I), these ‘[s]paces need… to be long-lasting so people [can] build trust between each other, like rhizomes and roots – communities and trees take time’. Dr Ailbhe Murphy, Director, Create, and Dr Áine O’Brien, Curator of Learning and Research and Cofounder, Counterpoints Arts