AND SURRENDER

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Very excited to be part of group exhibition ‘And Surrender‘ next Wednesday 22nd of June 2016 at SomoS Gallery, Kreuzberg, Berlin.

Curated by Charlotte Colgate of C H a N N E L collective, AND SURRENDER walks a delicate path between perception and misunderstanding. Bringing together multi-disciplinary works from Berlin-based artists; using sound, light, video and performance, AND SURRENDER will plunge you into an immersive world exploring themes of intimacy and autonomy, the limits of our desire, our perversions, and our ubiquitous and tender need for intimacy.  My experimental video piece ‘What Was. What Is. What Will Be’ will be included in the show.

VERNISSAGE 22.06.2016
18:00 – 21:00
SomoS Gallery
Kottbusser Damm 95
10969 Berlin

#art #film #performance #berlin

What was. What is. What will be. PT1

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Increasingly intrigued and enchanted with the idea of working with archive, I recently found and digitised the only two VHS tapes I have of myself and my family.    The above is a still from ‘What was. What is. What will be.  Pt 1’ – the first in a series of short, experimental works I plan this year, where I took footage from one of these tapes – a shared birthday party with myself aged 8 and my brother aged 10 – and overlaid it with an unsettling soundscape, distorting and challenging the act of looking on the past with nostalgia.

#experimental #film #art #vhs #nostalgia #portrait

Black on Black

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The second in the series – ‘Ode to the Nike Air Max’ with a tongue in cheek tip of the hat to the age old art school exercise of painting black on black.  If only I could have afforded a pair in college.  More to come…!!

 

#art #painting #colour #black #nike #air #max

Feminist Film Festival Dublin 2015

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Now in it’s second year, the Feminist Film Festival Dublin returns with another wonderful line up of short and feature length films by Irish and international female filmmakers.  I’m honoured to have been asked to join the panel discussion Forms of Feminist Film: Fiction, Non-fiction, Experimental in their festival venue The New Theatre, Temple Bar, D.2 on Sun Nov 1st at 7.30pm alongside filmmaker Lelia Doolan, Dr. Maeve Connolly (Co-director ARC programme, IADT), visual artist Jesse Jones and chaired by Professor Maria Pramaggiore (Head of Media Studies, Maynooth University).  Hope to see you there!

#film #festival #ireland #feminism #womeninfilm

Plymouth Film Festival screens Two Sugars: Intern Ireland.

 

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Delighted to announce that my latest short doc Two Sugars: Intern Ireland was selected to screen as part of the True Life shorts programme in this year’s Plymouth Film Festival takeing place on Sat the 16th of May at Plymouth Arts Centre.  To date, the film has been selected for Dingle International Film Festival 2015, Irish Film London Festival 2015, Independents Day Screening.  Hopefully I’ll have even more screening updates for 2015 here soon!

Good luck to all the great festival staff for what looks like a great festival!

http://www.plymouthfilmfestival.co.uk/true-life/

#film #festival #uk #ireland #documentary

3rd Dublin Doc Fest screening update and thank you’s!

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I’m delighted to say that the third Dublin Doc Fest short documentary film screening on Sat the 28th of February 2015 in the gorgeous Irish Georgian Society was a resounding success!  We were fully sold out and received great feedback from our attendees.

Thank You:

I had a lot of help from some excellent people for this latest screening including the endlessly talented and enthusiastic Fiona Garvan, Gobnait Ni Neill who designed our wonderful new website, Eavan Aiken who compiled our excellent promo video with photography from Greg Dunn and music by Brendan Gregory of Chymera.  We also had a few lovely volunteers who helped out on the evening: Trish Ryan, Conor Bent and Grainne McEvoy.  I’d also like to thank our screen suppliers, Conference Services, who went above and beyond the call of duty to make the films look excellent.  Lastly, to the filmmakers, who entered and gave us permission to show their work: Paul Quinn and Tom Burke, Oisin Bickley, Moises Anaya, Ryan Ralph, Pat Collins and Sharon Whooley and Traolach O Murchu.

#film #festival #ireland #dublin #documentary #dublindocfest