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The Hercules Project , Emma Stafford

Hercules’ Twelve Labours Today

This webpage concerns a family-friendly exhibition, organised by the University of Leeds-based Hercules Project as part of the University’s 2019 public engagement "Be Curious" festival. The exhibition presented representations of the Labours of Hercules in ancient and postclassical art, culminating in recent appropriations of the hero as a coloniser and a world leader. After looking at how others have depicted Hercules, visitors were invited to become creators of their own recept(...)


YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: Ireland United Kingdom

Deirdre Barry, Richard Morss

I’m a Monster (Series, 52 Episodes)

2D animation series for children of pre-school age (4-8 years), about monsters from various parts of the world. In each episode of the series (duration: 2 minutes) we meet another character who presents himself to the audience (with the voice of an actor) and tells some fun facts about himself.* Most of presented characters are well-known – they come from mythology of different cultures, from literature, movies etc. The material is rich, colorful and original. In twelve episodes of th(...)


YEAR: 2010

COUNTRY: Ireland

Simon Spence


The Early Greek Myths series of children’s books presents myths for very young readers. The books tell the myths in simple language. Each double page includes a full-page illustration on the left page and a page of text on the right. Stephen Fry provides a forward to Persephone. He explains that myths tell us the stories of inspirational characters and of the way things came to be. Persephone is "one of the most delightful" myths, relating "how young Persephone got lost and (...)


YEAR: 2018

COUNTRY: Ireland

Rory O’Connor

Rory’s Story Cubes MIX: Mythic

“Rory’s Story Cubes MIX: Mythic” is a set of 3 cubic dice (3 x 19 mm)* which are an extension to the game “Rory’s Story Cubes” (the basic version is a set of 9 cubic dice). The whole game consists of inventing/telling stories. Depending on the game mode (there are various), we roll a certain number of cubes and we select the illustration that caught our attention the most. Then, we start to create a story involving the selected icon. We can start with a formul(...)


YEAR: 2015

COUNTRY: Ireland