0phelia is a North Dublin Docklands native from East Wall who has been making music and writing rhymes since childhood. She is also a Ph.D. researcher at University College Cork, writing and producing various collaborative records, shows, and indie films for the ERC-funded Cipher Project. 0phelia has supported renowned acts such as Pete Rock, Ice Cube, De La Soul, Pharaohe Monch, Tony Allen, Ultramagnetic MC’s, Sage Francis, Robert Glasper, Saul Williams, Maverick Sabre and Damien Dempsey, along with a long list of brilliant Irish unknowns. She released her debut triple single entitled Means of Escape in December 2020, funded by the Arts Council of Ireland.
0phelia will talk to Ports, Past and Present about her connection to the heritage of Dublin Docklands and then perform a solo set of self-composed songs and well-known covers to electronic beats.
This is just one of the events being held throughout Heritage Week in Dublin, including an exhibition in EPIC Museum and an exhibition launch on Tuesday 16 August.
See information and sign-up details for all events here: https://epicchq.com/event/dublin-ports-festival/.
With thanks to EPIC Museum for their kind support.