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Visual Music Screening at Sample Studios
Avant / Film / July 2013 / talk

Visual Music Screening at Sample Studios

Black Sun, Cork, in association with Sample Studios & the Avant Festival, presents: VISUAL MUSIC A programme of short experimental film, spanning almost 100 years, exploring the intermedia collision of musical structures & abstract visual imagery, ranging from experiments in synchronising montage & hand-painted animation with music, to silent, geometric, synaesthetic works that seek to … Continue reading

Eye and Mind:  ‘Jockey God, Fat Christ and the Spirit [ ] Impaled upon the Phallus– Embodiments of the Anti-Christ in Dada’s Anti-Art’.
Avant / July 2013 / talk / Visual Arts

Eye and Mind: ‘Jockey God, Fat Christ and the Spirit [ ] Impaled upon the Phallus– Embodiments of the Anti-Christ in Dada’s Anti-Art’.

In Paris and New York in the decade spanning 1915-1925, Francis Picabia, Mina Loy and the Baronesss Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven styled themselves vectors of the pan-national Dada contagion. Deploying disparate aesthetics and working across plastic and textual media, they antagonized their audiences, agitated for the sublation of art and life and engaged with the problematics … Continue reading

I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore (Mississippi Records/Alan Lomax Archive)
Film / July 2013 / talk

I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore (Mississippi Records/Alan Lomax Archive)

Black Sun, Cork presents: I DON’T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE Film, stories & images from the Mississippi Records and Alan Lomax archive A film, music and aural presentation by Eric Isaacson of Mississippi Records, Portland, USA. Featuring archival film, images & stories spanning 1890 to the present day, illustrating Eric’s own special … Continue reading

Avant Opening July 4th: The Ruin Machine
Avant / July 2013 / Performance / Philosophy / talk

Avant Opening July 4th: The Ruin Machine

Ruin Machine: Progressive Catastrophe and Unforeseeable Renewal in Arendt and Her Literary Sources. On July 4th, the Avant opens with an Exploded Lecture at 8pm in the Amphiteatre at Sample Studios. Words by Professor Susannah Young-Ah Gottlieb, Projections by Tom Dalton, Sound by Dan Guiney, with Trevor Joyce, Sheila Mannix and Fergal Gaynor. All are … Continue reading