Arts Over Borders: The arts can address the vacuum created by Brexit
20 July, 2019
The concept of the site-specific arts festival has become popular in these days when each party on the busy summer-festival circuit is desperate to try and carve out a distinguishing identity for itself.
You get everyone down into a cobwebbed crypt and screen Dracula, or perhaps load the gamey festivalgoers on to a retired train carriage for a theatrical reading of Murder on the Orient Express. That sort of thing.
There’s something slightly different, however, about the work of Arts Over Borders. The festival company run by entrepreneurs Seán Doran and Liam Browne has 12 years under its belt of bringing what it calls literary “bio-festivals” to the Border counties each summer.
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