Showing posts from September, 2016

ONC in Wicklow 1st - 3rd October

Open Night Cinema have acquired a retail unit in Wicklow Town as part of Inktober Arts Festival. There will be an opening performance for two hours at 6pm on Oct 1st followed by an installation on Sunday and Monday from 12-5pm.
Other artists taking part in the festival include Mark Beatty, Laura Condon, Markus Davies, Luke Drozd, Rhian Foley, Jenny Gordon, Noel Hensey, Genuine Laminate, Michael Lawton, Eleanor Lines, Kathryn McShane, Michael Murphy, Doireann Ni Ghrioghair, Fergus Niland, Tamsin Snow, Ronan Tuite, Conor Walton, Susanne Wawra, Fiona Whitty and Conor Wickham.

Cinema Cyanide - ONC

The release of Cinema Cyanide's tenth album ONC, a collection of sounds and music from ONC events throughout 2015 and 2016 made in conjunction with Unbend Leg Out goes out today.  ONC by Cinema Cyanide Born in June 2015 Open Night Cinema is a live cinematic entity that lives, breathes and sleeps throughout the industrial landscapes of Dublin City, Ireland. ONC primarily feeds on improvised live art events blurring the lines between cinematic exhibition, musical and theatrical performance and art installation. These events are intended to rupture and transform the space outside the projected frame, breathing new life into the cinematic experience. 
Credits Michael Higgins  Cillian Roche  Oli Ryan  Paraic O'Neill  Shane Clear  Cathal O’Leary  John Linnane 

Special Thanks  Andrew Mooney  Helen Kavouki  Fergus Cullen  Jamie Davis 

Cinema Cyanide is a sound project by the members of Experimental Film Society and invited artists. The creation of often darkly intense soundscapes has always been an i…

Short films at EFS

A selection of my short films have gone online at EFS Archive. Thanks to Rouzbeh Rashidi for the time, effort and support.

'I urge you all to watch these movies, if you die tomorrow without seeing a handful of these titles, the Devil won't let you in.' - Dean Kavanagh
Where To? Vat 7 The Petrol Station
The Gardener Snowed Under  Sheeep Painting Out of Service Murder Love Me Longer Lodz Laquer Landslide Hot-el- Green Grass Blues God's Little Cow Trailer Girl Meets Boy Filament Dry Cycles Dried Up Chapter 1 - Cosmos XXX Chapter 2 - First Date Buildings & Planes Battered Sausage and Chips Away - Withering Zithering 2340km/hr
And not to forget the remaining films of fellow EFS members.

EFS goes to Porto, Portugal

A programme of EFS will play @ Maus Hábitos – Espaço de Intervenção Cultural, Porto on Wednesday 16th November 2016. These screenings have been programmed by FILM PANIC (Daniel Fawcett & Clara Pais) in association with Shortcutz Porto, all screenings will take place at Maus Hábitos in Porto, Portugal.

Pitpony(2014) ByJason Marsh/ 3:30Minutes /  U.K Sumpf(2015) ByJann Clavadetscher / 6Minutes /  Switzerland-Ireland Funnel Web Family(2013) ByMichael Higgins/ 13Minutes / Ireland Cut To The Chase(2015) ByDean Kavanagh/ 11Minutes / Ireland Clandestine(2015) By Atoosa Pour Hosseini / 15Minutes / Estonia-Ireland

Open Night Cinema at White Night, Riga 10th September

Open Night Cinema perform as part of a White Night Festival in Riga, Latvia on the 10th September in what is known as Corner House. Detailed info and documentation below.
Parnassius mnemosyne" is a live audiovisual event within “White Night” festival. It incorporates contemporary poetry, experimental music and analogue cinema which focuses on the subject of memory as a phenomena in defining what it is to be human. 

Within the event there are four performances that unite three creative disciplines: music, analogue film and poetry. There are both local and foreigner artists taking part: Andris Indāns (LV), Vytautas Juozėnas (LT), artist’s collective “Open Night Cinema” (IE), Jeļena Glazova (LV), Ieva Balode (LV), Toms Treibergs (LV), Henriks Eliass Zēgners (LV), Signe Birkova (LV).

All the participants are known for their experimental, high quality technical and creative approach, combining different analogue and digital mediums– modular synthesizers, electro-acoustic instruments, ana…