November 19th to 26th
This year’s Tralee Circus Festival programme also features a visual art exhibition curated by Áine Ní Chíobháin. Le Cirque sous la Pluie or the circus under the rain is a selection of circus-themed artwork from Ireland and all over the world. The exhibition runs alongside the shows in Síamsa Tíre music room from November 19th to 26th. There will be projected performances and carnival sounds, paintings of jesters, clown street art, giant papier mâché poodles and illustrations of bears performing in a moonlit forest and much more.
The exhibition features work from:
Bob O’ Cathail, Tom Campbell, Kate Shelly, Orla Breslin, Michael Kelly, Fiona Morgan, Canvaz, No Fit State, Clementine de Chabaneix, Julia Finzel and Tammy Smith.