What is the festival all about? Here’s some blurb to help you understand…
Darklight is Ireland’s foremost celebration of art, film and technology, a glorious three-day explosion of creative synergies: Performances, screenings, workshops, seminars, symposiums, visual art happenings and much much (much) more.
They’re celebrating the occasion by taking the party to Dublin’s Smithfield district – highlights include a public interview and workshop with legendary music video director Mark Romanek, the Irish premiere of a major new video instillation, Three Potential Endings, from two-time Turner Prize nominee Willie Doherty, thisispopbaby with Niall Sweeney’s Revolver, a celebration of Oscar-nominated Irish animation company Brown Bag plus collaborations with cutting-edge Irish companies thisisnotashop, Synth Eastwood, Nartystation and The Performance Corporation, a discussion with Sweden’s Pirate Party, our latest DIY movie spectacular, Hotel Darklight, the Irish premiere of stunning Irish-lensed concert movie R.E.M. Live At The Olympia and the debut of Virtual Cinema 2.0, the Irish Film Board’s latest round of cutting-edge on-line short films. Plus: the Straylight visual art strand and a Performance Weekender curated by Amanda Coogan and Niamh Murphy.
Tickets are only 10Euro
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