03.06.14

Mary Nally

Curator and producer

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Mary Nally is an independent curator/producer and is the founder, Director and Curator of Drop Everything a Contemporary Culture event on Inis Oírr, Aran Islands. She is involved in numerous creative projects, runs one-off parties in random places, most recently a party called ‘No Way Back’ held in a bowling alley and arcade. Mary has curated shows and events in Ireland, New York, Reykjavík and Glasgow.

Because I am a Girl I ask … everything. Never be afraid to question something or to ask for help or information.

Because I am a Girl I believe … in equality and compassion. Treat others the way you want to be treated.

Because I am a Girl I hope … for a future where all girls and women feel safe, respected and equal.

Because I am a Girl I wonder … all the time. Imagination is where it’s at.

Because I am a Girl I dream … big.

Because I am a Girl I remember … to get over it and get on with it. To forgive, but not to forget and to never ever give up.

Because I am a Girl I like …  respect.

Because I am a Girl I dislike … unfairness and bullshit.

Because I am a Girl I feel … it is time women were given the freedom to make decisions about their own bodies and not live under the pressures of states and religions.

Because I am a Girl I celebrate …  our female heroes past, present and future – the revolutionaries, activists, freedom fighters, writers and artists who have given and continue to give women a voice.

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