Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are a hundred ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
Oonagh creates music and sound works to bring stories to life
as composer, musician, producer, writer, singer/songwriter, teacher, listener…
She is most inspired by the music of the natural world, the rhythm and melody of spoken word in different languages, the depth of tonal colour in the extensive scale systems of non-western musics.
“if we ponder the activity of any individual human at this very moment, we’ll notice that he or she or they are breathing (or struggling to breathe)—each of us drinking this unseen elixir that’s granted to us, ceaselessly—by the innumerable rooted, leafing, needled, stemmed, trunked, or algal beings that are also breathing in our vicinity. We have no autonomy, no integrity as a species separate from the other species of this world, no collective existence as a creature apart from the animate Earth.”