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Rosie Gogan-Keogh

Writer

Location icon Ireland

My career as a writer has extended over ten years and three continents. It has been driven by curiosity in the world and a passion for storytelling.

Portfolio
Brick Magazine
05/01/2019
Maverick Sabre

An interview with singer and producer Maverick Sabre for independent hip hop publication BRICK.

The Hollywood Reporter
Myanmar Filmmakers Test Censors, Audience

Burmese-language newspapers and social media have been whirring with scandal about the latest film to push the boundaries of Myanmar's film censorship system. Thiha Tin Than's Mar Yar Myar Tae Alin Kar ( Scheme) was briefly screened in the country before uproar among audiences over a bedroom scene caused it to be pulled from cinemas and sent back to the national censorship board for further review.

RTE.ie
10/19/2018
The art of food - Ireland's first concept restaurant

Rosie Gogan-Keogh writes for Culture about the inspiration behind the theatrical pop-up concept restaurant The Sunless Garden, at her Dublin art gallery Hen's Teeth. A couple have their first date at a well-past-its-prime Italian restaurant.

This Greedy Pig
Drop Everything

A visit to the music, art and culture biennial

This Greedy Pig
Life As An Inuit Popstar

Life as an Inuit Popstar It's an icy night in Iqaluit, a 'city' of 8,000 people that lies on the mouth of a jagged bay just 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Outside the Legion, a tin bunker that houses one of the only bars in town, a cluster of people huddle smoking under the dim glow of an orange streetlight.

South China Morning Post
Open sesame

A cover story for South China Morning Post's Weekend Magazine on Myanmar's burgeoning art scene.

Time Out Hong Kong
James Lavelle

James Lavelle needs little introduction. As soon as you hear the word UNKLE we're sure you'll know exactly who you're dealing with. But it seems Lavelle is tired of the name that he is so associated with: "I hate the name.

Asia Tatler
Travelling in the Unchanging Myanmar

The placid, silver waters of the Irrawaddy River are broken only by a rare dolphin or the occasional longboat that chugs by; flat lands stretch out dense and green as far as the eye can see, the odd rustic settlement or shimmering golden pagoda popping up amid the foliage along the banks of the river.

Asia Tatler
Robert Stern Brings New York To Hong Kong

Robert Stern's neo-classical design approach has invigorated modern architecture. His newest project, 50 Connaught Road Central in Hong Kong, is framed by a floor-to-ceiling window that overlooks the Victoria Harbour towards the Kowloon peninsula. The 72-year-old diminutive New Yorker with a penchant for sharp suits is certainly one of the few for whom the term starchitecht was coined.

Time Out Hong Kong
Jens Bond

I'm not sure if Jens Bond and I have gotten off on the right foot. I'm trying to get through for our arranged interview but there is no answer. I am given another number from his record label but again, nothing. Finally, I get through. But he can't talk.

South China Morning Post
Dignity through a lens

Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi has battled Yangon's ever-increasing traffic to meet me at his office in an apartment block north of the city's Inya Lake. The Myanmese independent filmmaker arrives late and apologises, then sits back in a director's chair.