Reference Code: IE 2135 N20

Title: The ) + ( = a O Papers

Dates of Creation: 1999-2011

Level of Description: Fonds

Extent and Medium: 19 items (18 files)



Name of Creator(s): Mawson-Raffalt, Ursula and Faulder-Mawson, Anthony J.

Administrative History: The artists’ association ) + ( = a O (spoken: Convex and Concave Equals a Sphere) was co-founded by performance artist Ursula Mawson-Raffalt and fine arts artist Anthony J. Faulder-Mawson in 1993.  The collective is known particularly for the avant-garde nature of its work and unique artistic language, combining text, dance, sound, painting, light, and film.  The collective’s performance installations have been shown in Israel, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Romania, Wales, and Ireland and have been the recipients of numerous grants and awards in Ireland and abroad.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Donated by Ursula Mawson-Raffalt to the National Dance Archive of Ireland on 21 June 2011.

Scope and Content: Posters, flyers, booklets, and recordings illustrating the work created by ) + ( = a O.

Conditions Governing Access: Unrestricted access to all items.

Finding Aids: PDF link attached.


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