Borshch Magazine with Olan Monk
Olan Monk is a musician, performer and writer from Connemara, on the west coast of Ireland. Their practice involves experimental and popular songwriting for electronic and acoustic instruments and voice, performing as a solo act and in collaboration with other musicians.
They are a co-founder of C.A.N.V.A.S.–an events series and record label established in 2018 to give collective agency to an increasingly dispersed community of artists. Their debut album Love/Dead was released in June 2020, followed by Auto Life, an EP of songs released in October 2021.