collaboration, Film, Presentations, Projects, Screenings, Talks & Lectures, video

Kerry Film Forum


OPEN CALL

The Kerry Film Forum is a new initiative in 2020, currently seeking members.
Kerry Film Forum is a discussion group for directors, writers and independent filmmakers, it is a space for creative exchange, criticality and debate in a mutually supportive environment.

The forum will take place once every two months at the Killarney Cultural Centre from January 2020. Kerry Film Forum members must be willing to commit to the group for a period of one year. If you are a filmmaker and would like to be a part of the Kerry Film Forum please send an expression of interest including a short (100 words or less) description of your work and links to kerryfilmforum@gmail.com

Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 17 January, 5pm.

Film, moving image, Screenings

Luminous Void Experimental Film Festival


Luminous Void Experimental Film Festival (6th – 7th December 2019)

LUX Critical Forum Cork Artists’ Programme

Saturday December 7th, 4.30pm, The Guesthouse (Free Event)

 

 

 

Sodomy Sunday (Aisling O Connell, 6 mins)
Insideout Triptych (Natasha Bourke, 25 mins)
Residual Minority (Mieke Vanmechelen, 7 mins)
Transitional Repetition (Arran Tenzin Bradstock, 5 mins)
Cairn G (Michael Holly, 10 mins)
Threads (David Bickley, 10 mins)
Я (James McCann, 18 mins)

collaboration, Creative Ireland, Film, Kerry County Council

Kerry Cattle Film Project


The Kerry Cattle Film Project led by Mieke Vanmechelen, is a short documentary project.

This project encompasses artist-led creative community engagement, cultural heritage, and engagement with nature and rural Ireland, which touches upon well-being.

The subject of the film is the native Kerry cow, and the project encompasses factual imagery, voice recordings, interviews, and a special soundscape.

https://www.creativeireland.gov.ie/en/kerry/kerry-cattle-film-project

collaboration, works on paper

Book cover and illustrations


During 2015/16 Mieke Vanmechelen completed a series of drawings for a research project which was supported by the Thomas Dammann Junior Memorial Trust Award. The resulting illustrations accompany the academic text, “The Political Economy of Classical Athens” by Dr. Barry O’Halloran and will be published on December 13th by international scholarly publisher Brill.

The Political Economy of Classical Athens

Exhibitions, Film, moving image, Performance, Screenings, video

Cavern at Wunderground Film Festival


Cavern screening at Underground Film Festival as part of IN YOUR FACE , The Verbeke Foundation Belgium 01.11.2018 – 07.04.2019.

Screening with: Brian den Hartog, Jacopo Miliani, Greg Penn, Alireza Keymanesh, Amir Pousti, Jannik Giger, Gregor Brändli, Kika Nicolela, Josiah Cuneo, Nina Landau, Stacey Steers, Natalie Plaskura, Juliana Stringhini, Kym McDaniel, Tom Bessoir, Natalia Sardi, Damien Chapelle, Frederico Evaristo, Mohamed Ziani, Stephanie M. Barber, Jean-Paul Frenay, Mira Borghs, Adrien Léonard, Laure de Martelaere, Yoann Stehr, Stephan Dubrana, and Manu Gomez, curated by T Goh and Kris De Meester.

 

collaboration, Exhibitions, Film, Performance, Presentations, Projects, residency

Cruinniú na nÓg


Saturday June 23rd has been established this year under the Creative Ireland programme as a national day of creativity for children and young people.
Cruinniú na nÓg will be an annual all-island public event that celebrates creativity in young people.

As part of this day of creativity Kerry’s Writer in Residence and Filmmaker in Residence will be coming together for Cruinniú na nÓg 2018 at the School House in Muckross on June 23rd to present a special series of events.

Wild at Heart

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Film Screening

 

 

Exhibitions, moving image, video

Sights & Sounds of Ireland Today


Sights and Sounds of Ireland Today presented by Solas Nua, in collaboration with Dupont Underground, Washington D.C. 16.03.18 – 31.03.2018

Curated by Jackie Hoysted screening programme with David Bickley, Myrid Carten, Conall Cary, Brian Crotty, Lisa Freeman, Ruth le Gear, Michael Hanna, Anita Groener, Jonah King, Pawel Kleszczewski & Kasia Zimnoch, Hugh McCabe & Suzanne Walsh, Noel Molloy, Jenny Newman, Leonard Sheil, Fifi Smith, Mary-Ruth Walsh, Adrian Wojtas and Sean Wrenn.

 

 

Film, Kerry County Council, Projects, residency

Kerry Filmmaker in Residence 2017/18


Appointed by Kerry County Council as the new Kerry Filmmaker in Residence 2017/18.

The Filmmaker in Residence is a partnership between Kerry County Council and The Arts Council. It is supported by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, and the Trustees of Muckross House. As an expanded partnership it demonstrates the ethos of Creative Ireland, enabling creativity in every community.

VAI news
Kerry County Council

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collaboration, Film, Projects

Diving the Wreck with SoftTack


SoftTack presented Diving the Wreck at Sibéal Annual Conference in UCD November 18th and as part of ‘Lass Struggle’, curated by Alison O’Neill and Jane Hellings at FiLiArt, October 14-15th FiLiA 2017 at the Institute of Education, University College London. Diving the Wreck was also shown at UCC conference Women’s Voices in Ireland: from the decade of revolution to the decade of centenaries, 9-10 June 2017.

Sarah Jayne Booth, Jennifer Redmond and Mieke Vanmechelen work collaboratively as SoftTack and their debut project ‘Diving the Wreck’ embodies the historic, collective and emergent feminine voice in image, sound, and speech.

 

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