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A Brown Thomas Film Series

The Art Of Beauty

Brown Thomas presents The Art of Beauty, a film series ​exploring the relationship between art, fashion and beauty.​

In this series we speak to Irish musicians,​ actresses and models about what beauty means to them​ and how it plays a role in their craft.




OLWEN FOUÉRÉ – ACTRESS

Born on the west coast of Ireland born to French parents Yann Fouéré and Marie-MagdeleineMauger, Olwen Fouéré is an actor, director and creative artist whose career spans the worlds of theatre, film, the visual arts, music, dance theatre and literature.
For this series Olwen shares her first memory of makeup, the role that beauty plays on stage and screen; and the vast beauty of the Irish landscape.

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CLARA MCSWEENEY – MODEL AND ARTIST

As part of our The Art Of Beauty series, international model and emerging artist Clara McSweeney discusses the role makeup plays when transforming into different characters when modelling, where she draws  inspiration for her work and what beauty means to her.
Based in Cork, Clara’s artwork celebrates the natural world and seeks to explore the mysteries within it.

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Loah - Folk-Soul Singer Songwriter

Loah Sallay Matu Garnett, is a folk-soul singer songwriter​ and performer who grew up between Maynooth, Co. Kildare and West Africa.​
​ Starring as Mary Magdalene in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s iconic Jesus Christ Superstar at the Barbican and co-writing with Hozier, Loah is a rising Irish star.​
The performer shares how beauty plays a role in her performances, what makes her feel beautiful and how it helps her express herself.​ ​ ​

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Liath Hannon - Model and Actress

For emerging Irish model and actor Liath Hannon, beauty is an integral part in helping her transform into characters in front of the camera, and forms an important role in her self-expression.
With influences stemming from art nouveau and Alfred Hitchcock's iconic filmography; Liath shares the connection she feels between art, culture, and the power of beauty in the everyday.

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