TANK | Friday October 14th | 8pm
Darren Kirwan makes audio/visual, electronic and computer art. His practice is concerned with exploring both the creative potentials and the sociological and psychological impacts of new technologies. signal:noise is an audio/visual representation and exploration of the unwanted "signals" in electronic media and communications.
Günther Berkus with Alison "Little" Forbes perform “A Kitchen Sink Concerto - Music for Kitchen Hardware and Waterphones”. Kitchen hardware used to create percussion sounds, recorded in a kitchen sink, played back by an ensemble of computer algorithms, featuring Little Forbes and Günther Berkus improvising along on Waterphones an a MIDI controller.
Synths of Rage is a collaboration between musicians Arty Pawsie and Darren Keane and visual artist Matthieu Roscio. The piece will involve an improvised, all synthesiser soundtrack being played in response to the actions of players of a number of retro videogames. The soundtrack will attempt to emulate the nostalgic sounds of an earlier era of videogaming. The name itself is a reference to the Sega Megadrive classic 'Streets Of Rage'. There may be an element of audience participation in this performance.'
Mick O’Shea (sound art) and Solamh Kelly (percussion)will play live to “The Moon Is Looking For Dead Things” which is an exclusive presentation of a sequence from Maximilian Le Cain's section of the work-in-progress collaborative feature film Homo Sapiens Project 200. Morbid and decadent, this dying movie just about manages to reach out towards one final sexual fantasy before the moon flies out of the sky. Starring Dean Kavanagh and Salomé's fevered ghost. Live sound for film performance.