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Thursday, February 27, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Steafán Hanvey performs "Look Behind You!", highlighting a father and son's impression of 'The Troubles' in Northern Ireland through photography and song. 

"Look Behind You" combines the work of Bobbie HanveySteafán's father, which consists of prize-winning photojournalism and radio-edits of his interviews with some of Northern Ireland's best known figures with Steafán's personal narrative told through his songs. After completing his album Nuclear Family,  Steafán realized how intertwined his personal story was with the larger context in which it was created. Together, this performance combines the public and private narrative of the conflict in Northern Ireland to engage with international audiences on these complex issues.

About Steafán Hanvey: Steafán was born in Downpatrick, Co. Down in 1972, during one of the bloodiest years of The Troubles. He graduated from the University of Ulster in Belfast with a Bachelor's in Modern Studies in 1995 and obtained a Masters in International Politics at the University of Helsinki. Steafán's critically acclaimed album debut was released in Finland and Ireland in 2006, and shortly after he appeared on television and radio. His latest album, Nuclear Family, was released in February 2013, and Steafán is now focusing on North American audiences by touring the USA and Canada for the past 3 years.

For more information on Steafán, visit www.steafanhanvey.com/sales/intro.html. 

Location 
CGR - Conrad Grebel University
Chapel
140 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G6
Canada

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