The Art of Bloomsday at the Olivier Cornet Gallery of Dublin
If you find yourself with an irresistible yearning for the ineluctable modality of the visual, take a digital stroll down Dear Dirty’s Great Denmark Street. This gallery has celebrated Bloomsday festivals with art from a range of styles and media. No doubt, you’ll find something that will entertain and engage.
Ulysses(U) on YouTube (U Tube?)
Bloomsday in Melbourne has produced a series of vignettes using some of the best of the language in our favorite novel. Alternately referred to as Bloomsday in Plaguetime 2020 or ZOOMsday in Melbourne, it’s a lovely appetizer of words for those under the starvation of lockdown. It’s a great way to entice the first-time reader, but like the novel, it’s suitability for minors is cautioned.
Blogs & Podcasts
Blooms & Barnacles is a blog, podcast, and illustration project celebrating the love of James Joyce’s Ulysses. Hosted by Kelly Bryan (blogger) and Dermot O Connor (illustrator), Blooms & Barnacles takes a non-academic approach, mixing banter and pop culture with historical, cultural, and literary analysis related to Ulysses and most anything Joyce-adjacent, including chats with other amateur Joyce enthusiasts. Hopefully, through Blooms & Barnacles, Ulysses and the work of Joyce can become more accessible to anyone who wants to read it.
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