Melissa Ridge and Melanie O’ Donovan explore the still-developing form of spoken word theatre in Dublin through the lens of last year’s most fruitful and synergetic pairing; FeliSpeaks and Dagogo Hart.Read More
Spoken word is a fluid genre that combines elements of poetry and storytelling wrapped up in sincere and thought-provoking topics spun from real life experiences, and there isn’t a more natural storyteller than Koyczan, a master at spinning hurt and heartache into poetic gold.Read More
“It all started with an open mic”, says Anna Jordan founder of Modwords. Like so many spoken word events before have originated, in the back of a bar. Based in Waterford, Modwords has run for three years now and has increased in size with each year.Read More
The spoken word community in Ireland is a budding network of event facilitators, festival curators, writers and performers. Speaking generally, it is no secret that there is little money to be made in spoken word and this is not so surprising when you learn there is slim to none financial backing to begin with.Read More
The Sunshine Tantrum Tour 2019 presented by Boundless & Bare is a national tour for spoken word artists. Showcasing the talents of emerging and established performers across the island of Ireland to promote the art of spoken word to new audiences and communities, promoting poetry in a non-traditional fashion with elements of theatre, comedy and storytelling.Read More
We’re future-focused here at BND, after the success of our first issue we’re putting in the time to make Issue Two is even better! So we’re open for business again! Tell your kids, tell your wife, we’re on the hunt for pitches.Read More
Ellen Murray speaks to Irish representative Beau Williams before he travels to compete in the upcoming World Poetry Slam in Paris.
Boundless & Bare presents the official launch of Ireland's First Spoken Word Magazine, BND.Read More