Biography

Danny Mc Carthy

Danny Mc Carthy+(www.dannymccarthy.ie)
Brief Biography+++++++

Studied at the National College of Art and Design. He currently lectures in Sound Art in the School Of Music and Drama, UCC as well as visiting lecturer and workshop facilitator in various institutions. He has pioneered both performance art and sound art in Ireland and he continues to be a leading exponent exhibiting and performing both in Ireland and abroad including SPAN2 in London and at “Hearing Place” in Melbourne, Australia. His work is in the collections of the Arts Council Of Ireland, Crawford Municipal Gallery and Limerick City Gallery and numerous other public and private collections in Ireland and abroad. In November 2007 he presented his sound and visual installation “(Re)sounding Memories /Watering The Plants” in Le Lieu Centre dArte Actualle Quebec,Canada where he also presented a live sound performance. In 2004 exhibited/performed in the prestigious TRACE Gallery Cardiff with a new work “Wild Oats & Cornerstones” .

His work has appeared on numerous C.D.s and has been broadcast widely on both radio and T. V.His work regulary appears on the programme NOVA Lyric FM and he has been the subject of several features on the programme.. He is a founding director of Triskel Arts Centre and of the National Sculpture Factory and is a director the Sirius Arts Centre Cobh. He is the recipient of numerous awards and bursaries from both the Irish Arts Council and Dept of Foreign Affairs, Culture Ireland  and has represented Ireland abroad at various exhibitions. He is a First Prize winner in EV+A (selector Pierre Restany)

More recent exhibitions include “Sounding The Town”(installation) and “Wa(l)king The Dream”(live sound performance with Viv Corringham) in the Sirius Arts Centre Cobh Ireland. . He has exhibited as part of the “Trace Retrospective 2000-05” in Franklin Furnace, New York. He is co editor (with Julie Forrester) of the book “For Those Who Have Ears”and as part of Cork2005 European Capital Of Culture he co curated (with David Toop) “Sound Out” a major international exhibition of sound art, he also edited the exhibition catalogue and CD . In 2006 he  curated a CD  entitled “Bend It Like Beckett” for Sound Works/Art Trail Festival to commemorate the Beckett Centenary.

In 2006 he founded The Quiet Club (with Mick O Shea) a floating membership sound(art and electronics) performance group and they have presented works all over Ireland and also Europe, China, Japan, USA and Canada.

He recently presented his installation “Another Gong For Mr. Beckett” at the Factory Gallery Berlin and exhibited in “Found Sound” in the Takt Gallery Berlin. His video “Keepers Of The Light” was part of the international video art exhibition “Who Are Your Friends” in the Soap Gallery Japan (www.g-soap.jp) In 2007 he completed a tour to Japan where he presented a sound and visual installation”(Re)sounding Memories/Cleaning The House” in CAP House, Kobe Japan plus other live sound performances including the prestigious Hyogo Perfectual Museum of Art (www.artm.pref.hyogo.jp) .Other recent shows include “Then The Silence Increased” (UK) and “Art Is Not  Mute” (Sweden/Hungary) He exhibited from his series “The Rematerialization Of Sound As An Art Object” in the Black Mariah Gallery Cork as part of Art Trail 2007.He also performed  with The Quiet Club as part of Art Trail 2007and at DEAF (Dublin Electronic Arts Festival) and at the I & E festival. In May 2008 they performed at the STATIC Gallery Liverpool as part of its European Capital Of Culture celebrations they also featured solo and with guests as part of The Quiet Music Festival.

Their first CD “Tesla” was  released on Farpoint Recordings. They curate the annual Sonic Vigil Festival and are currently preparing for tours to China and Poland later this year. A solo exhibition”Listening With The Sound Turned Off” took place in Triskel Arts Centre in 2009 and a book + CD on his work “LISTEN hEAR” (TEXTS BY Julie Forrester & David Toop) was published by Farpoint Recordings.In 2009 his work was the subject of a special ninety minute programme on Nova on Lyric FM presented by Bernard Clarke.He has recently exhibited as part of “Postcards From The Celtic Tiger” in the Xuhui Arts Museum, Shanghai, China and in 2010 completed a tour to Shanghai,China with The Quiet Club where they performed at the World Expo 2010 and 411Gallery,the Jing An Arts Centre and other venues followed by a residency with The Quiet Club and solo works in ART =+ADDING in Szchezin,Poland.

In 2011 he participated in a residency in the Crawford Gallery Cork entitled “Strange Attractor” along with four other artists (Mick O’Shea, Irene Murphy, Anthony Kelly and David Stalling) a major publication and DVD of this project was published by Farpoint Recordings and the Crawford Gallery in Nov 2011 with performances in Cork, London and Dublin. His work “Keeper Of The Dust(for Joseph Beuys)” was commissioned by the Crawford Gallery for the Sean Lynch curated “A Rocky Road” exhibition. His piece “ One Hundred Bottles For James Joyce” was on exhibition for five months in O’Connell Street Dublin in 2011 as part of “Me Jewel & Darling” public art project curated by Sean Lynch. A new book and 3” CD entitled The Memory Room was  published by Farpoint Recordings accompanied by an installation in the Guesthouse Shandon Cork

 

He exhibited/performed as part of Strange Attractor in Studio Soto,Boston and Harvestworks New York as part of their USA tour in 2012. His 7”vinyl single “White Star Line” has been released on Farpoint Recordings to coincide with the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic.

His exhibition/installation “The Memory (box) Room” was presented in Soundfjord Gallery London in June 2013 and his latest work “The Dead (flat) C Scrolls” was premiered in Skibbereen Arts Festival. A  cassette release “The Beat Groups Of Askeaton” was released on Farppoint Recordings in 2014.

An installation “LUSITANIA (re)CALLING” was presented in Sirius Arts Centre Cobh to co-inside with the centenary of the sinking of the ship in May 1915. A special limited edition 10” vinyl was also released on Farpoint Recordings to mark the occasion.

 

In January 2016 the artist was invited to spend time in the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in Captiva Florida. This is one of the most prestigious residencies in the world and is by invitation only. This resulted in an  exhibition in the Commonwealth University Of Virginia and also in the Rauschenberg Foundation Galleries in Captiva Florida.

 

A new CD “Where The Quiet Crow Flies” by The Quiet Club and crOw has just been released on the Farpoint Recordings label.

 

Currently the artist is preparing work for shows in Triskel Arts Centre,  Future Histories , in Kilmainham Jail (1916 commission) and a solo exhibition “Beyond Silence” in the Crawford Municipal Gallery in Sept 2016.

 

 

 

 

Studied NCAD

Founder Mallow Arts Lab

Founder Director Triskel Arts Centre

Founder Director National Sculpture Factory

Co-Founder “Intermedia” Festival

Directorships: Sirius Arts Centre,

Former Directorships: National College Of Art & Design, Art Trail,

Sculptors Society Of Ireland, Triskel Arts Centre. Quiet Music Ensemble

 

Memberships

Visual Artists Ireland (VAI)

Irish Music Rights Organisation (I.M.R.O.)

National Sculpture Factory (N.S.F.)

Sonic Arts Network (S.A.N.)

London Musicians Collective (L.M.C.)

World Federation Of Acoustic Ecology (WFAE)

 

Prizes And Awards

 

First Prize EV+A (selector Pierre Restany) Limerick

Ireland America Cultural Exchange (selector Lucy Lippard)

Divisions, Crossroads ,Turns Of Mind. Some New Irish Art

(Toured to seven American cities)

“Travel Bursary” Dept Of Foreign Affairs (Italian Tour)

Arts Council Of Ireland Bursaries 1987, 89, 93, 98.

“Phonurgia Nova Awards”(shortlisted) Paris, France .

Public Commission (Outdoor Sound Installation ) Sense Of Cork

Arts Festival

Open Award (shared) EV+A Limerick

“Travel Bursary” (Poland) Dept. Of Foreign Affairs

“Artists Residency” Sirius Arts Foundation

“Artists Bursary” Arts Council Of Ireland

“Travel Bursary” Culture Ireland

 

Public Collections

 

Works in the collections of

The Arts Council of Ireland

Crawford Municipal Gallery Cork

City Gallery Of Art ,Limerick

 

Publications

 

“A Stone From The Foot Of Knockaroura” Wet Pebble Press 1976

“Stones & Feathers” White Mountain Press 89

“Mesostics On The Road To Silence” White Mountain Press 98

 

 

 

 

Discography

 

Solo Recordings

 

“ Beyond The Point” Soundworks Unlimited/Sirius Foundation

“Mesostics On The Road To Silence “ (Limited Edition) Soundworks Unlimited

“The Air Is Full” cw SAFE . Dot Dot Dot Records

“ Walls Have Hears p433” (3” Limited Edition) Soundworks Unlimited

“Live in NUI”  (Limited Edition) Soundworks Unlimited

“ TESLA” The Quiet Club Alphasia Recordings

 

Discography Cont.

 

Selected Compilations

 

“A.A.R.T.”  Crocodile Records

“Soundworks 2 ” Crocodile Records

“The Answering Machine Solution” Stallplatte,Holland

“Hope ” Audio Research Editions, England

“Zero ” Audio Research Editions, England

“INTERMEDIA 1990-2000 ” Soundworks Unldt./Triskel

“Volume ” Crawford Municipal Gallery ,Cork

“The Best Soundworks Album In The World. Ever!” R.A.P..

“Grain”   Dot Dot Dot Music

“The Sound We Are Now”  Alphasia Recordings

“Espaces Sonores”  Inter Art Actuel Canada

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

Tubular Gallery, Cork 1976

Tubular Gallery, Cork 1977

Green Room Everyman Theatre 1977

Triskel Arts Centre, Cork 1979

“Cracked Anvil Suite” Exhibition/InstallationTriskel Arts Centre 1984

“ The East Is Red ” Crawford Municipal Gallery 1986

“The Dreaming Of A Dry Stone Wall” Triskel 1989

“The Dreaming Of A Dry Stone Wall” City Gallery Limerick

“Crannchur +” Crawford Municipal Gallery 1994

“The Road To Silence” Triskel Arts Centre 1999

“Beyond The Point” Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh 2001

“Walls Have Hears p433” Crawford Gallery Cork 2004

“Wild Oats & Cornerstones” Trace Gallery, Cardiff 2004

“Another Gong For Mr Beckett” Factory Gallery Berlin

“(Re)sounding Memories/Cleaning The House” CAP Gallery Kobe Japan

“(Re)sounding Memories/Watering The Plants” Le Lieu Gallery Quebec Canada

“Listening With The Sound Turned Off” Triskel Arts Centre Cork

 

 

 

 

Selected Group Shows, Performances, Soundworks & Installations

 

1995/1996

 

“The Drum Is The Horse” (with Mel Mercier)             Installation

“Intermedia”,Triskel

 

“The Casting Of Sticks”                                                  C.D.Track “A.A.R.T.”

Crocodile Records

 

“EV+A” 95                                                                       City Gallery, Limerick

 

“IONTAS 95”                                                                   R.H.A. Gallery Dublin/

Belfast

 

“Claremorris Open”                                                        Claremorris, Mayo

 

“Bookworks”                                                                   Wexford Arts Centre

National Library, Dublin

 

“The Print Show”                                                            Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

“The Nordic Sound Symposium”                                   Faroe Islands, Denmark

 

“The Sculpture Factory Open”                                      Lavit Gallery, Cork

 

“Shelter”                                                                          Group Show

Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

“The Death Of The Full Stop”                                      “Trash/Treasure”

Aachen, Germany

 

“Volume One”                                                                Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

“Turas”                                                                           C.D. Track “Volume”

Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

1997

 

“Na Hein Go Leir”                                                        “Dial A Solution” C.D.Track

Stallplatt, Amsterdam

                                                                                          Holland

 

“Eye As Ear”                                                                   International Sound Artists

Drawing + Soundworks

L.A.C.E. Gallery

Los Angeles, U.S.A.

 

“Music For An Electric Hurling Stick”                        Cursai Ealain

“The Dancing Master”                                                   R.T.E. & T.G.4

T.V.

 

“The Dream Room”                                                       Disembodied Art Gallery

L.M.C. Exper.Music Fest.

London

 

“The Birdcages Of Dublin”                                           Inner Art

(Sound Installation O/D)

Fire Station Studios

Dublin 

1998

 

“Stone Wall Dreams”                                                  The Sound Gallery

Belltable Arts Ctr.

Limerick

 

“Radio/Radio”                                                               L’espace Kiron

Paris,France

 

“Healing/Silence”                                                          Bunkier Sztuki Gallery

Cracow,Poland

 

“The Birdcages Of Budapest”                                     Sound Installation

Artpool Gallery

Budapest ,Hungary

 

“Rumble Fish”                                                               Live Soundwork

(with Fergus Kelly)

Infusion,Limerick

 

“L.M.C. Resonance F.M.”                                            Live + Prerecorded

Soundworks for Radio

Southbank,London

 

“Fix 98”                                                                          Sound Installation

Catalyst Arts,

Belfast                                               

 

“Dochais-Hope”                                                             C.D. Track Listening

Post I.S.E.A.

Audio Research Editions

Manchester, Liverpool .

 

 

“Word-Letter-Text”                                                      Soundwork/Drawings

Cracow, Poland

 

“The Birdcages Of Cork”                                             Outdoor Installation

Crawford Municipal

Gallery, Cork

 

“The Birdcages Of Limerick”                                      Outdoor Installation

EV+A 98

City Hall, Limerick

 

 

 

 

 

1999

 

 

“The Ear Of The Sea”                                            Sound Installation

Helsinki ,Finland

 

“The Final Silence”                                                 “Make It New Fest.”

U.C.C. ,Cork

 

“Eist ( at the still point of turning)”                       Sound Work

Electro Acoustic Music

Festival ,Borges,

France

 

 

“The Birdcages Of Dublin”                                     Sculpture Society Of

( Radio Mix )                                                    Ireland

Cobalt Café, Dublin

 

“Some Uncharted Evening”                                   Live Soundwork

 ( with Fergus Kelly & Max Eastley)                     Intermedia

National Sculpture

Factory,Cork

 

 

“Footware”                                                              Soundwork (Ltd. Ed.)

Artpool, Budapest

Hungary

 

“Bookwork”                                                            Artists Books Festival

Arts Centre, Wexford

 

“The Road To Silence”                                         Exhibition/Sound

Triskel Arts Centre

Cork

 

“Walking Wounded/Standing Still”                     Performance

Central Hotel Mallow

Arts Alliance Festival

 

 

“The Chemical Wedding”                                      Sound-Installation

Artrail

Guys Building, Cork

 

“Teaching Marcel To Dance”                                Sound-Installation

Artrail

Guys Building, Cork

 

 

 

 

“TheLighthouse Project”                                       Live Soundwork

Rhizome Test 1

Triskel, Cork

 

2000

 

 

“Zero”                                                                      Bluecoat Gallery

Listening Post

Video Positive Fest.

Liverpool, England

 

 

“Radio/Radio”                                                        C.D. Track

SOUNDWORKS

1990-2000

INTERMEDIA

 

 

 “Collage Jukebox 2.1                                             Galerie Commune

Universite De Lille

France

 

“(—–) After Which The                                         Electro Acoustic Music

Silence Becomes The Sound”                                 Festival, Borges,

France

 

“The Dreaming Of A Dry                                      C.D. Track

Stone Wall”                                                             The Best Sound Art

Album In The World, Ever

Real Art Project,Limerick

 

“Weighty Bobs 4 Bearthday”                                Soundwork

( with Sean O hUigin)

I.C.A. ,London

 

“Tones & Drones”                                                  Sound Installation

( Sounding The Space)                                            “Crawford Open”

Crawford Gallery

Cork

 

“Beyond The Beyond”                                            Soundworks

Samhain Swing

London

 

 

 

“Taking A Line For A Walk”                                Audio Drawing

“Outline” Artrail

Tobin Street, Cork

 

 

 

 

2001

 

“+ – 0 NO BIRTHDAYING“                                 Electro Acoustic Music

Festival, Borges,

France

 

 

“Collective Jukebox”                                           Festival Resonancces

Nantes, France

 

“Soundings XXVII”                                               Island Arts Centre

Dungannon

 

                                                                                        

 

“Collective Jukebox”                                              Musee dArt Moderne

Et Contemporain De

Strasbourg, France

 

 

“The Boat Song”                                                     Sound Installation

The Brewery

Kinsale Arts Festival

 

 

 

“No There There”                                                   Performance/Installation

SPAN2,International

Performance Art Fest.

London 

 

“Beyond The Point”                                               Exhibition/Installation

Video & C.D.

Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

 

 

 

“The Blackboards Of Cork”                                 Installation

Streets Of Cork &

Crawford Gallery

Artrail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

 

“Slow Stones”                                                               Live Soundwork

(with Alex Walsh

visuals) Earthings 2

Triskel, Cork

 

“Collective Jukebox 3.11”                                           Mamco, Geneva,

Switzerland

 

“Spring (Driven Thing)                                               Electro Acoustic

Music Festival

Borges, France

 

“Soft Winds Do Blow”                                                 Live Soundwork

(with Hugh Davies)

Sirius Arts Ctr., Cobh

 

“The Air Is Full”                                                          Live Soundwork

with SAFE & Alex Walsh

Intermedia, Triskel, Cork

 

“RE (Locating The Soundscape)”                              Outdoor Sound Installation

Daylighting The City

                                                                                        Lapps Quay/Sweeney Quay

Cork

 

“Love On The Docks”                                                 Sticker Installation/INTERNET

Art Project

Daylighting The City

Lapps Quay,Cork

 

“If The Golden Angel (Flapped                                  Sound Installation

Its Wings And There Was No                                       Art In The Cathedral

One There To Hear It Would It                                   St Finbarrs Cathedral,

Make A Sound)”                                                           Cork

 

“C.A.G.E.”                                                                    Live Soundwork

                                                                                        CAGEDAY 433

                                                                                        Crawford Gallery

                                                                                        Cork

 

 

“5 + 1 = 2”                                                        The Year Of Doubts/Doubles”

                                                                           Artpool , Budapest

Hungary

 

“RE (SITESOUNDING)”                               “The Challenge”

                                                                            Engine Room Gallery

Belfast

 

“Audio Research Editions”                             “Listening Station”

School Of Art & Design

                                                                            Hope Street

Liverpool

 

“Stones West”                                                   “ Third Earthings Festival”

                                                                            Live Soundwork

Connollys , Leap

 

“Collective Jukebox 4.01”                                “Festival Access Cultures

                                                                             Electronics

Pau,Billere,France

 

“SOUNDPLAY-Ghosts In                                 “Sound Line”

 The Rehearsal Room”                                       “Art Trail”

                                                                               Installation

                                                                               Fr. Matthew Hall

Cork

 

“The Lost Word”                                                “Sound Line”

Art Trail”

                                                                               Installation

                                                                               Fr. Matthew Hall

Cork

 

“The Circle Of Life                                             “The Shoebox Show”

   &The Universe”                                                “Art Trail”

Triskel Arts Centre

Cork

 

 

“Underneath The Golden                                   “Rattlebag”

  Bough”                                                                 Radio Broadcast

R T E Radio

 

“The Air Is Full”                                                  “DotDotDot Records”

C.D. with SAFE

 

 

 

 

“Soundline”                                                          “Sound Line”

Live Soundwork

with SAFE(Alex

Walsh Visuals)

Fr Mathew Hall

 

“Beyond The Point”                                              Art@radio

Radio/Web Broadcast

UMBC, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

Selected Group Shows, Performances, Soundworks & Installations

 

 

 

“RE (PLACING THE SOUNDSCAPE)” :  Hearing Place (AUDIOTEQUE)                                                                                    Australian Sound Design Project World Forum Acoustic Ecology Melbourne, Australia

 

“The Bones Of The Master”       Live Soundwork (visuals Alex Walsh)COSM 1  Triskel Arts Ctr.                 

 

 

“DADAMAMA”    Premier  Electro Acoustic Music Festival, Borges.France

 

 

“Collective Jukebox 4. 02”   Kunstler Haus, Bremen,Germany

 

“Ready Made Radio”  Listening Post  U S LIVE Gallery 5Dublin

 

“If These Walls Could Talk”   Sound Installation “DEARCADH” Kilmainham Jail

  (They Would Remain Silent)                                       Dublin

 

 

“Sound Meet XV11”   Beyond The Threshold Of Quiet Club, Art Trail(with Mick O Shea : SAFE) Cork Artists Collective

 

“If These Walls Could Talk 11”   Sound Installation Grainstore, Art Trail, Cork

  (They Would Remain Silent)                                  

 

 

2004

 

“Collective Jukebox 4.03”  Museo Fotgrafia Contemporanea, Milano Italy

 

 

“Wild Oats & Cornerstones”     Performance/Installation TRACE Gallery, Cardiff

Wales

 

“Holy Place No XXV11”   Listening Post,SOUNDWAVE , Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

 

“Sound Meet  XV111”    SOUNDWAVE,(with Mick O Shea : SAFE) Sirius Arts Centre,

 

“Walls Have Hears” p 433                                      Sound Installation

Bloomsday Centenary

Crawford Gallery

Cork

 

“The Soundmasters Farewell                                Electro Acoustic Music Festival

   To The Island”                                                     Borges

France  

 

“Handing On”                                                        Performance

B Beyond

Market Place

Belfast

 

“Listen- Hear- Sean O Riada”                             Sound Sculpture

O Riada Room

Music Dept.

U.C.C.

 

“Sound Meet  XXV111”                                       Sound Works

(with Mick O Shea)

Art Trail,Music Dept.

U.C.C.

 

“For Those Who Have Ears”                              Sound Art Seminar

(co- curated with Mel Mercier)

Art Trail, Music Dept.

U.C.C.

 

“Sound Works On D Radio”                               Compiled,produced&presented

                                                                                five one hour programmes on                  Cork Campus Radio 97.4FM

                                                                                Radio,Art Trail, Sound Works  .

 

 

“Walls Have Hears p433”                                    Sound Installation

James Joyce Centenary

Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

         

“Walls Have Hears p433”                                    Soundworks Unlimited

Limited Edition 3” C.D,

 

 

“Joyce’s Udder Vices”                                         Radio Work

Resound 04

Stroud, England

 

“The Unfamiliar Is Familiar”                             Artpool Art Research Centre,

Budapest,Hungary

 

“Nomads & Residents                                          RAM- Radioartmobile

Selected Audio Works”                                        Sound Art Museum

Rome, Italy

 

“A Fine Prospeckte”                                            with Jennifer Walsh

( composer). National

Sculpture Factory,Cork

 

“cORKAstra”                                                       with Rajesh Metha

Art Trail, Triskel, Cork

 

“Wild Oats &Cornerstones”                               DVD , C2 Group Show

“Listen-Hear-Sean O Riada”                              Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

 

 

 

2005

 

Soundcarrier : Live Concert with Damo Suzuki & lots of others, Triskel,Cork

Listen Again : Sound Installation : Volume 11, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

Soundings : Live Work :  Atrium Stairwell, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

Soundwork For 1@1 : Live work  : Art Trail, Plugd Records, Cork

Rainy Day Again : Live work with Mick O Shea : UCC Music Dept. Cork

Soundworks on D Radio : Produced & Presented Three Programmes Cork Campus Radio

For Those Who Have Ears : Editor with Julie Forrester of CD & Book (Publication By Art Trail)

Radio Broadcast : Works Broadcast by Christian Scheib on Zeit – Ton programme on Kunstradio, ORF Austria

Hello Hello : Sound Installation :  O Connell Court, ( Cork2005 Project )

Moment : Intergenerational Performance Project : Director Molly Sturgess, O Connell Court, ( Cork2005 Project )

Sonic Vigil : Twelve Hour Sound Performance : St Finbarrs Cathedral, Cork

Sound (In)sight : Sound Installation : Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind Institute Cork (Cork2005 Project)

Sound (In)sight : Lyric Fm Radio : Art Zone (15 mins Special)

STones : Playing John Cage : (International Group Show selector David Toop) Arnolfini Gallery,  Bristol, UK

“Wild Oats &Cornerstones”                               DVD of performance, C2 Group Show Crawford Gallery

“Listen-Hear-Sean O Riada”                             sound Installation Crawford Gallery Cork

 

 

 

 

2006

 

Shssssss The Quiet Club : Inaurgual Gig Tig Fili Arts Centre, Cork

Trace Archives 2000-2005 : Franklin Furnace Gallery, New York, USA

The Quiet Club : Unitarian Church, Cork

waTEr : Electro Acoustic Music Festival, Borges, France

Headphone Festival : Institute Of Contempory Art, Milwaukee, USA

Sounding The Town : Sound Installation : (With Viv Corringham), Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

Wa(l)king The Dream : Street Sound Performance : (With Viv Corringham & 10 performers) Cobh

Summer In D City : Live Sound Performance :  with The Club LV ‘s, Cork

Bend It Like Beckett : Curated and Produced  : 100 Track CD For the Beckett centenary, Art Trail, Shandon, Cork

Bend It Like Beckett : Radio Presentation  : Cork Campus, Radio 97.4FM

One Was Away : Live Sound Performance : The Quiet Club, Firkin Crane, Art Trail, Cork

Another Gong For Mr Beckett : Sound Installation with Drawings : The Factory Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Two Go Away : Live Sound Performance : The Quiet Club, Lost Shadows 2 Festival, The Factory Gallery Space, Berlin, Germany

I Am Dreaming Of A Quiet Christmas : Live Sound Performance : The Quiet Club,(guests Harry Moore& John Godfrey) Unitarian Church, Cork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

 “Art Is Not  Mute”  :  Ersta Konsthall Sound Archive Touring Group Show Various Galleries  (Sweden/Hungary)

The Imperfect Artwork : Found Sound Series, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford (Curated Aileen Lambert)

Trace/Traces : Trace Archives 2000-2005, Howard Garden Gallery, University Of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Wales

ZELLOLOID:AFTERNOON : Live Soundwork : The Quiet Club, The Roundy, Cork

Keepers Of The Light : Video : who is your friends?/the soap operas,(curated by Declan  Rooney and Edvine Larssen) Soap Gallery, Kitakyushu, Japan

Found Sound : Group Exhibition : (Two Pieces) Takt Gallery, Berlin

“(Re)sounding Memories – Cleaning The House” : sound and visual installation  Cap House Gallery,Kobe Japan

Listen Out Loud xv1: live sound performance Hyogo Perfectual Museum Of Art Kobe Japan

The Barflies Of Osaka: Live sound performance (Harry Moore&Christian Carley) Black Mariah Gallery Cork

Sonic Vigil 11 : Live Sound Performance : with The Quiet Club, Unitarian Church, Cork

Then The Silence Increased : Text Group Show, University Of Salford, England

Meet This Heat : Live Sound Performance : The Quiet Club, Apostates, Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick

Keeper Of The Light :     DVD Projection     Sounds Electric Festival Dundalk Institute Of Technology

Cork Art Trail : Firkin Crane,  The Quiet Club with guest  Peggy Sylopp

Things               Drawings from “The Rematerialization Of Sound As An Art Object” series Group Show Black Mariah Gallery Cork

“(Re)sounding Memories /Watering The Plants” in Le Lieu Centre dArte Actualle Quebec,Canada

“Listen Out Loud xv11” Live sound sound performance in Le Lieu Centre dArte Actualle Quebec,Canada

“Yuki Yo Sound”        The Quiet Club (guest Harry Moore) DEAF (Dublin Electronic Arts Festival)

“A Christmas Presence” :  The Quiet Club  (guest John Godfrey)  live sound performance Glucksman Gallery Cork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                      

2008

 

 

“Guests Of The Guest House”    The Quiet Club series of live sound performances  some with film in The Guest House Shandon Cork

 

“The Sound We Are Now”   CD Track on compilation Alphasia Recordings

 

“Live 2 Film” Live sound performance for film installation French Film Festival Triskel Cork

 

“I & E Sound”       The Quiet Club I & E Festival Unitarian Church St Stephens Green Dublin

 

“Spring” :The Quiet Club   live sound performance Glucksman Gallery Cork

 

“ESPACES SONORES” CD track on compilation Inter Art Actuel Magazine Quebec Canada

 

“Static Sound”    The Quiet Club (with guest Irene Murphy DVD) live sound performance Static Gallery Liverpool

 

“Sonic Vigil 3”        Live sound performance in St Finbarr’s Cathedral Cork

 

“Live 8 Sound”      The Quiet Club (guest Irene Murphy DVD) Live 8 Club Galway

 

“A Quiet Evening In”   The Quiet Club live sound performance (guest David Toop) The Quiet Music Festival Triskel Arts Centre Cork

 

“Summer” The Quiet Club live sound performance (guests Harry Moore& Christian Carley)

Shsssss The Quiet Music Festival Glucksman Gallery Cork

 

“Hello/Hello”   Sound Installation Triskel Arts Centre

 

“No More/No More” Sound and visual installation Triskel Arts Centre Cork

 

2009 : Group Shows, Performances, Soundworks & Installations

 

Some Things Just Are: The Quiet Club (with Karen Power) The Guest House Cork

Ear Plugged: Live Sound Performance The Quiet Club. Ear Plugged  Festival The LAB, Dublin

NOISE/SILENCE: Written Text published in book Noise/Silence Nival NCAD

THISISNOTADJSET: Talk plus gramophone evening The Guesthouse Cork

TESLA/Listen Hear: The Quiet Club (with Kelly/Stalling) Goethe Institute , Dublin

Return Of The French: The Quiet Club plus Mathias Forge, John Godfrey and  Jesse Ronneau The Guest House Cork

Black Sun: Mail Art Exhibition, The Granary Theatre Cork

Soundcast: (4 for 4) Live Sound Performance (Four Hours) The Quiet Club and  Kelly/Stalling, Sculpture Gallery, Crawford Gallery Cork

Sonic Vigil 4: The Quiet Club Curated/ Performed St Fin Barrs Cathedral  Cork.

Soundwave 2: Live Sound Performance/Curated Sirius Arts Centre Cobh

NOVA Special: A ninety minute special NOVA programme presented by  Bernard Clarke on my work. Lyric FM 96.7fm

Strand 2 Object: Exhibition From Arts Council Of Ireland permanent collection. Curated by Brian Kennedy Kilkenny Arts Festival National Craft Gallery Castle Yard ( work selected Shamans Horse xxvii)

The Sunset Set: Live outdoor set With Tony Langlois,Harry Moore and Vicky  Langan.Culture Night @The Boardwalk,Lapps Quay Cork

Vital Signs: Sound Installation :Hello/Hello: remix for Arts Council/Create Arts In Health Exhibition NCAD Gallery Thomas St. Dublin

The Death and Projector Collective Show VOLT as part of DEAF. Launch of Resurection Of Vinyl: Limited Edition (10) multiple. Farpoint Recordings

The Casting Of Sticks: Surround Sound Presentation (Remix with Electronics) as :Crannchur+: part of Quiet Music Ensemble:s presentation @DEAF 2009

Rediscovering Locality: Curated CD for Art Trail of Cork based Sound Art/Improv

A Sonology Of Cork Featuring eighteen artists/groups . Sound Art +:

Seesound: The Quiet Club performed live to a new film by Irene Murphy Plus Ian Helliwell @ The Guesthouse, Cork Film Festival

Live @ The Savoy: The Quiet Club with Harry Moore and Roland Etzin live sound Performance Savoy Theatre Patrick Street Cork

Sonic Vigil 4 Box Set: The Quiet Club Orchestra and Chorus in a two Hour non stop Concert in Triskel ESB Sub Station,Cork

 

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2010 : Group Shows, Performances, Soundworks & Installations

 

Delicio: The Quiet Club with Softday inaugural live sound  Performance The Guesthouse,Cork

(ESTA CASA ESTA SONADA): Sound installation Santa Lucia Maraciabio: (this house is making sound ) Venezuela

VISION 1: Live sound performance with Claire Guerin VJ @Fred Zepplins, Cork

Burdocks: Formed part of Orchestra (Scrap) performing Christian  Wolff :BURDOCKS: Fools Errand, UCC Cork

Grinding: Live Sound Performance with Ki Woun Shin (Korea)  Guesthouse,Shandon,Cork

Vagan : Live sound performance with Gavin Prior (Deserted Village) Guesthouse Shandon Cork

I Can Hear You Radio Special (one hour) on the artists work Produced andListening: presented by Bernard Clarke, NOVA Lyric FM Radio

Ctrl-Alt Delete 1: Live sound performance with Claire Guerin VJ The  Vinyard,Cork

A Quickening: Sound Installation, Fenton Gallery (with John McHarg and Marie Brett) Cork

Overtones and Live Sound performance with Fluer Eleise Nobel (Aus)

Undertones: overtone singer.Guest House Cork

Sounding Sacred Live soundperformance St Aberwich Church  Space: Skibbereen Arts Festival Guest Daniel Guiney

Stable Sound: Sound Installation Hilltown Castle New Music Festival

Town 2 Town: Sound Plate/Photograph :Postcards From The Celtic Tiger: XUHUI Arts Museum, Shanghai, China

Tapping The Source: Sonic & Visual response to :From The Sources: by Mel  Mercier .The Quiet Club and Irene Murphy (video) Glucksman Gallery UCC

Easparta/Evensong: Sound &Video projection with Charlotte Hug National Sculpture Factory Cork

Glaoch: Part 1 The Quiet Club with guests John Godfrey and Kate Ellis (cello) open air concert Irish Pavilion World Expo Shanghai China

Glaoch: Part 2 The Quiet Club with guests John Godfrey and Kate Ellis  (cello) indoor concert Irish Pavilion World Expo Shanghai  China

Port Beal Electronic: The Quiet Club plus Iarla O:Lionard Zutong Arts  Centre Shanghai China

Glaoch Eile: The Quiet Club plus Iarla O:Lionard in concert Australian Pavilion World Expo Shanghai China

ART+=Adding: The Loft Gallery Szczecin Poland Installation and  Wall Drawings

NOCLUBNIGHT: The Quiet Club plus Seamus O:Donnell (Berlin) live  Sound Performance The Loft Gallery Szczecin Poland

Sounding Sacred Live sound performance with John Godfrey & Karen  Spaces: Power and Jeff Live VJ St Peters Church

Engage Bandon Festival

Soundgate: :Walls Do Hear: installations International Group  Exhibition. Aalborg, Denmark

Strange Attractor 1: Live sound performance with Mick O:Shea,Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene Murphy. Long Room Crawford Gallery

Soundcast 4 x 4 +1 : Audio CD Farpoint Recordings

Strange Attractor 11: Live sound performance with Mick O:Shea,Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene urphy. Gibson Room Crawford Gallery Special guests David Toop, Mary  Noonan (Dance/Choreographer)

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Strange Attractor 111: Live sound performance with Mick O:Shea, Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene Murphy.  Sculpture Gallery, Crawford Gallery Special guest Stephen Vitiello

Wall Do Hear: (Pt.11) Audiograft Jukebox Oxford:s Festival of Sound Art and  Contemporary Music

Look Ma No Han: Sound Performance (solo) Stet Lab The Roundy Cork

Strange Attractor 1V: Live sound performance with Mick O:Shea, Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene Murphy.  Sculpture Gallery, Crawford Gallery Special guest Rhodri Davies

Strange Attractor: Exhibition with a residency with Mick O:Shea, Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene Murphy.  Sculpture Gallery, Crawford Gallery

Sounding Sacred Live soundperformance St Aberwich Church  Space V11: Skibbereen Arts Festival Guest Karen Power

Found Sound(Lost At Sea) 11.1.11: Outdoor sound installation Crawford Gallery

The Reich Effect: The Quiet Club three sound performances the Opera House, Cork (Steve Reich Festival.)

Just Listen : The Quiet Club with Nicholas Collins Elyssian Building Cork (Playing TAPS by Anne Bean)

Flat Time: The Quiet Club with David Toop & John Godfrey Cork School Of Music Just Listen Festival

Sonic Vigil V: Audio Visual (USB Key as cassette) The Quiet Club Track plus curation launch.

Sonic Vigil V1: The Quiet Club plus Katie O:Looney sound  performance Christchurch Triskel Cork

TULCA: Sound performance The Quiet Club with guest Katie  O:Looney Rosin Dubh Galway (curated by Megs Morley) Tulca Visual Arts Festival

Collective Jukebox 4.04: :Le Temps de l:Ecoute: (Listening Time) Contemporary  Art Center ,Villa Arson , Nice, France

Phono:Graphic: Soundfjord : Graphic Scores Exhibition, Gallery 8, Arthaus, London

DRONE No xxvii: Day Of The Endless Drone: Tactic Gallery Cork

One Hundred Bottles Public Sculpture O’Connell Street,Dublin as part of for James Joyce: :Me Jewel & Darling: curated by Sean Lynch

Strange Attractor: Sound Performance, Pigeon Wing Gallery, London

Strange Attractor: Publication & DVD launch with David Toop Café Oto London

All Quiet Now: The Quiet Club with David Toop Café Oto London

Strange Attractor: Publication &DVD launch RHA Gallery Dublin

A Rocky Road: :Keeper Of The Dust (for Joseph Beuys): photographic Commission for Crawford Gallery group show curated by Sean Lynch

FOUR by John Cage: The Quiet Club with guests CAGEDAY The  Glucksman Gallery Cork

INDETERMINACY: Live solo remix with voice CAGEDAY Seminar School Of Music UCC

Child Of Tree: Cage circus with Quiet Music Ensemble and The Quiet  Club, Christchurch Triskel Arts Ctr

Days On End: Sound Performance: Days On End: Festival

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Danny Mc Carthy

 

 

Studied NCAD

Founder Mallow Arts Lab

Founder Director Triskel Arts Centre

Founder Director National Sculpture Factory

Co-Founder “Intermedia” Festival

Directorships: Sirius Arts Centre,

Former Directorships: National College Of Art & Design, Art Trail,

Sculptors Society Of Ireland, Triskel Arts Centre. Quiet Music Ensemble

 

Memberships

Visual Artists Ireland (VAI)

Irish Music Rights Organisation (I.M.R.O.)

National Sculpture Factory (N.S.F.)

Sonic Arts Network (S.A.N.)

London Musicians Collective (L.M.C.)

World Federation Of Acoustic Ecology (WFAE)

 

Prizes And Awards

 

First Prize EV+A (selector Pierre Restany) Limerick

Ireland America Cultural Exchange (selector Lucy Lippard)

Divisions, Crossroads ,Turns Of Mind. Some New Irish Art

(Toured to seven American cities)

“Travel Bursary” Dept Of Foreign Affairs (Italian Tour)

Arts Council Of Ireland Bursaries 1987, 89, 93, 98.

“Phonurgia Nova Awards”(shortlisted) Paris, France .

Public Commission (Outdoor Sound Installation ) Sense Of Cork

Arts Festival

Open Award (shared) EV+A Limerick

“Travel Bursary” (Poland) Dept. Of Foreign Affairs

“Artists Residency” Sirius Arts Foundation

“Artists Bursary” Arts Council Of Ireland

“Travel Bursary” Culture Ireland

 

Public Collections

 

Works in the collections of

The Arts Council of Ireland

Crawford Municipal Gallery Cork

City Gallery Of Art ,Limerick

 

Publications

 

“A Stone From The Foot Of Knockaroura” Wet Pebble Press 1976

“Stones & Feathers” White Mountain Press 89

“Mesostics On The Road To Silence” White Mountain Press 98

 

 

 

 

Discography

 

Solo Recordings

 

“ Beyond The Point” Soundworks Unlimited/Sirius Foundation

“Mesostics On The Road To Silence “ (Limited Edition) Soundworks Unlimited

“The Air Is Full” cw SAFE . Dot Dot Dot Records

“ Walls Have Hears p433” (3” Limited Edition) Soundworks Unlimited

“Live in NUI”  (Limited Edition) Soundworks Unlimited

“ TESLA” The Quiet Club Alphasia Recordings

 

Discography Cont.

 

Selected Compilations

 

“A.A.R.T.”  Crocodile Records

“Soundworks 2 ” Crocodile Records

“The Answering Machine Solution” Stallplatte,Holland

“Hope ” Audio Research Editions, England

“Zero ” Audio Research Editions, England

“INTERMEDIA 1990-2000 ” Soundworks Unldt./Triskel

“Volume ” Crawford Municipal Gallery ,Cork

“The Best Soundworks Album In The World. Ever!” R.A.P..

“Grain”   Dot Dot Dot Music

“The Sound We Are Now”  Alphasia Recordings

“Espaces Sonores”  Inter Art Actuel Canada

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

Tubular Gallery, Cork 1976

Tubular Gallery, Cork 1977

Green Room Everyman Theatre 1977

Triskel Arts Centre, Cork 1979

“Cracked Anvil Suite” Exhibition/InstallationTriskel Arts Centre 1984

“ The East Is Red ” Crawford Municipal Gallery 1986

“The Dreaming Of A Dry Stone Wall” Triskel 1989

“The Dreaming Of A Dry Stone Wall” City Gallery Limerick

“Crannchur +” Crawford Municipal Gallery 1994

“The Road To Silence” Triskel Arts Centre 1999

“Beyond The Point” Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh 2001

“Walls Have Hears p433” Crawford Gallery Cork 2004

“Wild Oats & Cornerstones” Trace Gallery, Cardiff 2004

“Another Gong For Mr Beckett” Factory Gallery Berlin

“(Re)sounding Memories/Cleaning The House” CAP Gallery Kobe Japan

“(Re)sounding Memories/Watering The Plants” Le Lieu Gallery Quebec Canada

“Listening With The Sound Turned Off” Triskel Arts Centre Cork

 

 

 

 

Selected Group Shows, Performances, Soundworks & Installations

 

1995/1996

 

“The Drum Is The Horse” (with Mel Mercier)             Installation

“Intermedia”,Triskel

 

“The Casting Of Sticks”                                                  C.D.Track “A.A.R.T.”

Crocodile Records

 

“EV+A” 95                                                                       City Gallery, Limerick

 

“IONTAS 95”                                                                   R.H.A. Gallery Dublin/

Belfast

 

“Claremorris Open”                                                        Claremorris, Mayo

 

“Bookworks”                                                                   Wexford Arts Centre

National Library, Dublin

 

“The Print Show”                                                            Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

“The Nordic Sound Symposium”                                   Faroe Islands, Denmark

 

“The Sculpture Factory Open”                                      Lavit Gallery, Cork

 

“Shelter”                                                                          Group Show

Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

“The Death Of The Full Stop”                                      “Trash/Treasure”

Aachen, Germany

 

“Volume One”                                                                Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

“Turas”                                                                           C.D. Track “Volume”

Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

1997

 

“Na Hein Go Leir”                                                        “Dial A Solution” C.D.Track

Stallplatt, Amsterdam

                                                                                          Holland

 

“Eye As Ear”                                                                   International Sound Artists

Drawing + Soundworks

L.A.C.E. Gallery

Los Angeles, U.S.A.

 

“Music For An Electric Hurling Stick”                        Cursai Ealain

“The Dancing Master”                                                   R.T.E. & T.G.4

T.V.

 

“The Dream Room”                                                       Disembodied Art Gallery

L.M.C. Exper.Music Fest.

London

 

“The Birdcages Of Dublin”                                           Inner Art

(Sound Installation O/D)

Fire Station Studios

Dublin 

1998

 

“Stone Wall Dreams”                                                  The Sound Gallery

Belltable Arts Ctr.

Limerick

 

“Radio/Radio”                                                               L’espace Kiron

Paris,France

 

“Healing/Silence”                                                          Bunkier Sztuki Gallery

Cracow,Poland

 

“The Birdcages Of Budapest”                                     Sound Installation

Artpool Gallery

Budapest ,Hungary

 

“Rumble Fish”                                                               Live Soundwork

(with Fergus Kelly)

Infusion,Limerick

 

“L.M.C. Resonance F.M.”                                            Live + Prerecorded

Soundworks for Radio

Southbank,London

 

“Fix 98”                                                                          Sound Installation

Catalyst Arts,

Belfast                                               

 

“Dochais-Hope”                                                             C.D. Track Listening

Post I.S.E.A.

Audio Research Editions

Manchester, Liverpool .

 

 

“Word-Letter-Text”                                                      Soundwork/Drawings

Cracow, Poland

 

“The Birdcages Of Cork”                                             Outdoor Installation

Crawford Municipal

Gallery, Cork

 

“The Birdcages Of Limerick”                                      Outdoor Installation

EV+A 98

City Hall, Limerick

 

 

 

 

 

1999

 

 

“The Ear Of The Sea”                                            Sound Installation

Helsinki ,Finland

 

“The Final Silence”                                                 “Make It New Fest.”

U.C.C. ,Cork

 

“Eist ( at the still point of turning)”                       Sound Work

Electro Acoustic Music

Festival ,Borges,

France

 

 

“The Birdcages Of Dublin”                                     Sculpture Society Of

( Radio Mix )                                                    Ireland

Cobalt Café, Dublin

 

“Some Uncharted Evening”                                   Live Soundwork

 ( with Fergus Kelly & Max Eastley)                     Intermedia

National Sculpture

Factory,Cork

 

 

“Footware”                                                              Soundwork (Ltd. Ed.)

Artpool, Budapest

Hungary

 

“Bookwork”                                                            Artists Books Festival

Arts Centre, Wexford

 

“The Road To Silence”                                         Exhibition/Sound

Triskel Arts Centre

Cork

 

“Walking Wounded/Standing Still”                     Performance

Central Hotel Mallow

Arts Alliance Festival

 

 

“The Chemical Wedding”                                      Sound-Installation

Artrail

Guys Building, Cork

 

“Teaching Marcel To Dance”                                Sound-Installation

Artrail

Guys Building, Cork

 

 

 

 

“TheLighthouse Project”                                       Live Soundwork

Rhizome Test 1

Triskel, Cork

 

2000

 

 

“Zero”                                                                      Bluecoat Gallery

Listening Post

Video Positive Fest.

Liverpool, England

 

 

“Radio/Radio”                                                        C.D. Track

SOUNDWORKS

1990-2000

INTERMEDIA

 

 

 “Collage Jukebox 2.1                                             Galerie Commune

Universite De Lille

France

 

“(—–) After Which The                                         Electro Acoustic Music

Silence Becomes The Sound”                                 Festival, Borges,

France

 

“The Dreaming Of A Dry                                      C.D. Track

Stone Wall”                                                             The Best Sound Art

Album In The World, Ever

Real Art Project,Limerick

 

“Weighty Bobs 4 Bearthday”                                Soundwork

( with Sean O hUigin)

I.C.A. ,London

 

“Tones & Drones”                                                  Sound Installation

( Sounding The Space)                                            “Crawford Open”

Crawford Gallery

Cork

 

“Beyond The Beyond”                                            Soundworks

Samhain Swing

London

 

 

 

“Taking A Line For A Walk”                                Audio Drawing

“Outline” Artrail

Tobin Street, Cork

 

 

 

 

2001

 

“+ – 0 NO BIRTHDAYING“                                 Electro Acoustic Music

Festival, Borges,

France

 

 

“Collective Jukebox”                                           Festival Resonancces

Nantes, France

 

“Soundings XXVII”                                               Island Arts Centre

Dungannon

 

                                                                                        

 

“Collective Jukebox”                                              Musee dArt Moderne

Et Contemporain De

Strasbourg, France

 

 

“The Boat Song”                                                     Sound Installation

The Brewery

Kinsale Arts Festival

 

 

 

“No There There”                                                   Performance/Installation

SPAN2,International

Performance Art Fest.

London 

 

“Beyond The Point”                                               Exhibition/Installation

Video & C.D.

Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

 

 

 

“The Blackboards Of Cork”                                 Installation

Streets Of Cork &

Crawford Gallery

Artrail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

 

“Slow Stones”                                                               Live Soundwork

(with Alex Walsh

visuals) Earthings 2

Triskel, Cork

 

“Collective Jukebox 3.11”                                           Mamco, Geneva,

Switzerland

 

“Spring (Driven Thing)                                               Electro Acoustic

Music Festival

Borges, France

 

“Soft Winds Do Blow”                                                 Live Soundwork

(with Hugh Davies)

Sirius Arts Ctr., Cobh

 

“The Air Is Full”                                                          Live Soundwork

with SAFE & Alex Walsh

Intermedia, Triskel, Cork

 

“RE (Locating The Soundscape)”                              Outdoor Sound Installation

Daylighting The City

                                                                                        Lapps Quay/Sweeney Quay

Cork

 

“Love On The Docks”                                                 Sticker Installation/INTERNET

Art Project

Daylighting The City

Lapps Quay,Cork

 

“If The Golden Angel (Flapped                                  Sound Installation

Its Wings And There Was No                                       Art In The Cathedral

One There To Hear It Would It                                   St Finbarrs Cathedral,

Make A Sound)”                                                           Cork

 

“C.A.G.E.”                                                                    Live Soundwork

                                                                                        CAGEDAY 433

                                                                                        Crawford Gallery

                                                                                        Cork

 

 

“5 + 1 = 2”                                                        The Year Of Doubts/Doubles”

                                                                           Artpool , Budapest

Hungary

 

“RE (SITESOUNDING)”                               “The Challenge”

                                                                            Engine Room Gallery

Belfast

 

“Audio Research Editions”                             “Listening Station”

School Of Art & Design

                                                                            Hope Street

Liverpool

 

“Stones West”                                                   “ Third Earthings Festival”

                                                                            Live Soundwork

Connollys , Leap

 

“Collective Jukebox 4.01”                                “Festival Access Cultures

                                                                             Electronics

Pau,Billere,France

 

“SOUNDPLAY-Ghosts In                                 “Sound Line”

 The Rehearsal Room”                                       “Art Trail”

                                                                               Installation

                                                                               Fr. Matthew Hall

Cork

 

“The Lost Word”                                                “Sound Line”

Art Trail”

                                                                               Installation

                                                                               Fr. Matthew Hall

Cork

 

“The Circle Of Life                                             “The Shoebox Show”

   &The Universe”                                                “Art Trail”

Triskel Arts Centre

Cork

 

 

“Underneath The Golden                                   “Rattlebag”

  Bough”                                                                 Radio Broadcast

R T E Radio

 

“The Air Is Full”                                                  “DotDotDot Records”

C.D. with SAFE

 

 

 

 

“Soundline”                                                          “Sound Line”

Live Soundwork

with SAFE(Alex

Walsh Visuals)

Fr Mathew Hall

 

“Beyond The Point”                                              Art@radio

Radio/Web Broadcast

UMBC, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003

Selected Group Shows, Performances, Soundworks & Installations

 

 

 

“RE (PLACING THE SOUNDSCAPE)” :  Hearing Place (AUDIOTEQUE)                                                                                    Australian Sound Design Project World Forum Acoustic Ecology Melbourne, Australia

 

“The Bones Of The Master”       Live Soundwork (visuals Alex Walsh)COSM 1  Triskel Arts Ctr.                 

 

 

“DADAMAMA”    Premier  Electro Acoustic Music Festival, Borges.France

 

 

“Collective Jukebox 4. 02”   Kunstler Haus, Bremen,Germany

 

“Ready Made Radio”  Listening Post  U S LIVE Gallery 5Dublin

 

“If These Walls Could Talk”   Sound Installation “DEARCADH” Kilmainham Jail

  (They Would Remain Silent)                                       Dublin

 

 

“Sound Meet XV11”   Beyond The Threshold Of Quiet Club, Art Trail(with Mick O Shea : SAFE) Cork Artists Collective

 

“If These Walls Could Talk 11”   Sound Installation Grainstore, Art Trail, Cork

  (They Would Remain Silent)                                  

 

 

2004

 

“Collective Jukebox 4.03”  Museo Fotgrafia Contemporanea, Milano Italy

 

 

“Wild Oats & Cornerstones”     Performance/Installation TRACE Gallery, Cardiff

Wales

 

“Holy Place No XXV11”   Listening Post,SOUNDWAVE , Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

 

“Sound Meet  XV111”    SOUNDWAVE,(with Mick O Shea : SAFE) Sirius Arts Centre,

 

“Walls Have Hears” p 433                                      Sound Installation

Bloomsday Centenary

Crawford Gallery

Cork

 

“The Soundmasters Farewell                                Electro Acoustic Music Festival

   To The Island”                                                     Borges

France  

 

“Handing On”                                                        Performance

B Beyond

Market Place

Belfast

 

“Listen- Hear- Sean O Riada”                             Sound Sculpture

O Riada Room

Music Dept.

U.C.C.

 

“Sound Meet  XXV111”                                       Sound Works

(with Mick O Shea)

Art Trail,Music Dept.

U.C.C.

 

“For Those Who Have Ears”                              Sound Art Seminar

(co- curated with Mel Mercier)

Art Trail, Music Dept.

U.C.C.

 

“Sound Works On D Radio”                               Compiled,produced&presented

                                                                                five one hour programmes on                  Cork Campus Radio 97.4FM

                                                                                Radio,Art Trail, Sound Works  .

 

 

“Walls Have Hears p433”                                    Sound Installation

James Joyce Centenary

Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

         

“Walls Have Hears p433”                                    Soundworks Unlimited

Limited Edition 3” C.D,

 

 

“Joyce’s Udder Vices”                                         Radio Work

Resound 04

Stroud, England

 

“The Unfamiliar Is Familiar”                             Artpool Art Research Centre,

Budapest,Hungary

 

“Nomads & Residents                                          RAM- Radioartmobile

Selected Audio Works”                                        Sound Art Museum

Rome, Italy

 

“A Fine Prospeckte”                                            with Jennifer Walsh

( composer). National

Sculpture Factory,Cork

 

“cORKAstra”                                                       with Rajesh Metha

Art Trail, Triskel, Cork

 

“Wild Oats &Cornerstones”                               DVD , C2 Group Show

“Listen-Hear-Sean O Riada”                              Crawford Gallery, Cork

 

 

 

 

2005

 

Soundcarrier : Live Concert with Damo Suzuki & lots of others, Triskel,Cork

Listen Again : Sound Installation : Volume 11, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

Soundings : Live Work :  Atrium Stairwell, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

Soundwork For 1@1 : Live work  : Art Trail, Plugd Records, Cork

Rainy Day Again : Live work with Mick O Shea : UCC Music Dept. Cork

Soundworks on D Radio : Produced & Presented Three Programmes Cork Campus Radio

For Those Who Have Ears : Editor with Julie Forrester of CD & Book (Publication By Art Trail)

Radio Broadcast : Works Broadcast by Christian Scheib on Zeit – Ton programme on Kunstradio, ORF Austria

Hello Hello : Sound Installation :  O Connell Court, ( Cork2005 Project )

Moment : Intergenerational Performance Project : Director Molly Sturgess, O Connell Court, ( Cork2005 Project )

Sonic Vigil : Twelve Hour Sound Performance : St Finbarrs Cathedral, Cork

Sound (In)sight : Sound Installation : Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind Institute Cork (Cork2005 Project)

Sound (In)sight : Lyric Fm Radio : Art Zone (15 mins Special)

STones : Playing John Cage : (International Group Show selector David Toop) Arnolfini Gallery,  Bristol, UK

“Wild Oats &Cornerstones”                               DVD of performance, C2 Group Show Crawford Gallery

“Listen-Hear-Sean O Riada”                             sound Installation Crawford Gallery Cork

 

 

 

 

2006

 

Shssssss The Quiet Club : Inaurgual Gig Tig Fili Arts Centre, Cork

Trace Archives 2000-2005 : Franklin Furnace Gallery, New York, USA

The Quiet Club : Unitarian Church, Cork

waTEr : Electro Acoustic Music Festival, Borges, France

Headphone Festival : Institute Of Contempory Art, Milwaukee, USA

Sounding The Town : Sound Installation : (With Viv Corringham), Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh

Wa(l)king The Dream : Street Sound Performance : (With Viv Corringham & 10 performers) Cobh

Summer In D City : Live Sound Performance :  with The Club LV ‘s, Cork

Bend It Like Beckett : Curated and Produced  : 100 Track CD For the Beckett centenary, Art Trail, Shandon, Cork

Bend It Like Beckett : Radio Presentation  : Cork Campus, Radio 97.4FM

One Was Away : Live Sound Performance : The Quiet Club, Firkin Crane, Art Trail, Cork

Another Gong For Mr Beckett : Sound Installation with Drawings : The Factory Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Two Go Away : Live Sound Performance : The Quiet Club, Lost Shadows 2 Festival, The Factory Gallery Space, Berlin, Germany

I Am Dreaming Of A Quiet Christmas : Live Sound Performance : The Quiet Club,(guests Harry Moore& John Godfrey) Unitarian Church, Cork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

 “Art Is Not  Mute”  :  Ersta Konsthall Sound Archive Touring Group Show Various Galleries  (Sweden/Hungary)

The Imperfect Artwork : Found Sound Series, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford (Curated Aileen Lambert)

Trace/Traces : Trace Archives 2000-2005, Howard Garden Gallery, University Of Wales Institute, Cardiff, Wales

ZELLOLOID:AFTERNOON : Live Soundwork : The Quiet Club, The Roundy, Cork

Keepers Of The Light : Video : who is your friends?/the soap operas,(curated by Declan  Rooney and Edvine Larssen) Soap Gallery, Kitakyushu, Japan

Found Sound : Group Exhibition : (Two Pieces) Takt Gallery, Berlin

“(Re)sounding Memories – Cleaning The House” : sound and visual installation  Cap House Gallery,Kobe Japan

Listen Out Loud xv1: live sound performance Hyogo Perfectual Museum Of Art Kobe Japan

The Barflies Of Osaka: Live sound performance (Harry Moore&Christian Carley) Black Mariah Gallery Cork

Sonic Vigil 11 : Live Sound Performance : with The Quiet Club, Unitarian Church, Cork

Then The Silence Increased : Text Group Show, University Of Salford, England

Meet This Heat : Live Sound Performance : The Quiet Club, Apostates, Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick

Keeper Of The Light :     DVD Projection     Sounds Electric Festival Dundalk Institute Of Technology

Cork Art Trail : Firkin Crane,  The Quiet Club with guest  Peggy Sylopp

Things               Drawings from “The Rematerialization Of Sound As An Art Object” series Group Show Black Mariah Gallery Cork

“(Re)sounding Memories /Watering The Plants” in Le Lieu Centre dArte Actualle Quebec,Canada

“Listen Out Loud xv11” Live sound sound performance in Le Lieu Centre dArte Actualle Quebec,Canada

“Yuki Yo Sound”        The Quiet Club (guest Harry Moore) DEAF (Dublin Electronic Arts Festival)

“A Christmas Presence” :  The Quiet Club  (guest John Godfrey)  live sound performance Glucksman Gallery Cork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                      

2008

 

 

“Guests Of The Guest House”    The Quiet Club series of live sound performances  some with film in The Guest House Shandon Cork

 

“The Sound We Are Now”   CD Track on compilation Alphasia Recordings

 

“Live 2 Film” Live sound performance for film installation French Film Festival Triskel Cork

 

“I & E Sound”       The Quiet Club I & E Festival Unitarian Church St Stephens Green Dublin

 

“Spring” :The Quiet Club   live sound performance Glucksman Gallery Cork

 

“ESPACES SONORES” CD track on compilation Inter Art Actuel Magazine Quebec Canada

 

“Static Sound”    The Quiet Club (with guest Irene Murphy DVD) live sound performance Static Gallery Liverpool

 

“Sonic Vigil 3”        Live sound performance in St Finbarr’s Cathedral Cork

 

“Live 8 Sound”      The Quiet Club (guest Irene Murphy DVD) Live 8 Club Galway

 

“A Quiet Evening In”   The Quiet Club live sound performance (guest David Toop) The Quiet Music Festival Triskel Arts Centre Cork

 

“Summer” The Quiet Club live sound performance (guests Harry Moore& Christian Carley)

Shsssss The Quiet Music Festival Glucksman Gallery Cork

 

“Hello/Hello”   Sound Installation Triskel Arts Centre

 

“No More/No More” Sound and visual installation Triskel Arts Centre Cork

 

2009 : Group Shows, Performances, Soundworks & Installations

 

Some Things Just Are: The Quiet Club (with Karen Power) The Guest House Cork

Ear Plugged: Live Sound Performance The Quiet Club. Ear Plugged  Festival The LAB, Dublin

NOISE/SILENCE: Written Text published in book Noise/Silence Nival NCAD

THISISNOTADJSET: Talk plus gramophone evening The Guesthouse Cork

TESLA/Listen Hear: The Quiet Club (with Kelly/Stalling) Goethe Institute , Dublin

Return Of The French: The Quiet Club plus Mathias Forge, John Godfrey and  Jesse Ronneau The Guest House Cork

Black Sun: Mail Art Exhibition, The Granary Theatre Cork

Soundcast: (4 for 4) Live Sound Performance (Four Hours) The Quiet Club and  Kelly/Stalling, Sculpture Gallery, Crawford Gallery Cork

Sonic Vigil 4: The Quiet Club Curated/ Performed St Fin Barrs Cathedral  Cork.

Soundwave 2: Live Sound Performance/Curated Sirius Arts Centre Cobh

NOVA Special: A ninety minute special NOVA programme presented by  Bernard Clarke on my work. Lyric FM 96.7fm

Strand 2 Object: Exhibition From Arts Council Of Ireland permanent collection. Curated by Brian Kennedy Kilkenny Arts Festival National Craft Gallery Castle Yard ( work selected Shamans Horse xxvii)

The Sunset Set: Live outdoor set With Tony Langlois,Harry Moore and Vicky  Langan.Culture Night @The Boardwalk,Lapps Quay Cork

Vital Signs: Sound Installation :Hello/Hello: remix for Arts Council/Create Arts In Health Exhibition NCAD Gallery Thomas St. Dublin

The Death and Projector Collective Show VOLT as part of DEAF. Launch of Resurection Of Vinyl: Limited Edition (10) multiple. Farpoint Recordings

The Casting Of Sticks: Surround Sound Presentation (Remix with Electronics) as :Crannchur+: part of Quiet Music Ensemble:s presentation @DEAF 2009

Rediscovering Locality: Curated CD for Art Trail of Cork based Sound Art/Improv

A Sonology Of Cork Featuring eighteen artists/groups . Sound Art +:

Seesound: The Quiet Club performed live to a new film by Irene Murphy Plus Ian Helliwell @ The Guesthouse, Cork Film Festival

Live @ The Savoy: The Quiet Club with Harry Moore and Roland Etzin live sound Performance Savoy Theatre Patrick Street Cork

Sonic Vigil 4 Box Set: The Quiet Club Orchestra and Chorus in a two Hour non stop Concert in Triskel ESB Sub Station,Cork

 

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2010 : Group Shows, Performances, Soundworks & Installations

 

Delicio: The Quiet Club with Softday inaugural live sound  Performance The Guesthouse,Cork

(ESTA CASA ESTA SONADA): Sound installation Santa Lucia Maraciabio: (this house is making sound ) Venezuela

VISION 1: Live sound performance with Claire Guerin VJ @Fred Zepplins, Cork

Burdocks: Formed part of Orchestra (Scrap) performing Christian  Wolff :BURDOCKS: Fools Errand, UCC Cork

Grinding: Live Sound Performance with Ki Woun Shin (Korea)  Guesthouse,Shandon,Cork

Vagan : Live sound performance with Gavin Prior (Deserted Village) Guesthouse Shandon Cork

I Can Hear You Radio Special (one hour) on the artists work Produced andListening: presented by Bernard Clarke, NOVA Lyric FM Radio

Ctrl-Alt Delete 1: Live sound performance with Claire Guerin VJ The  Vinyard,Cork

A Quickening: Sound Installation, Fenton Gallery (with John McHarg and Marie Brett) Cork

Overtones and Live Sound performance with Fluer Eleise Nobel (Aus)

Undertones: overtone singer.Guest House Cork

Sounding Sacred Live soundperformance St Aberwich Church  Space: Skibbereen Arts Festival Guest Daniel Guiney

Stable Sound: Sound Installation Hilltown Castle New Music Festival

Town 2 Town: Sound Plate/Photograph :Postcards From The Celtic Tiger: XUHUI Arts Museum, Shanghai, China

Tapping The Source: Sonic & Visual response to :From The Sources: by Mel  Mercier .The Quiet Club and Irene Murphy (video) Glucksman Gallery UCC

Easparta/Evensong: Sound &Video projection with Charlotte Hug National Sculpture Factory Cork

Glaoch: Part 1 The Quiet Club with guests John Godfrey and Kate Ellis (cello) open air concert Irish Pavilion World Expo Shanghai China

Glaoch: Part 2 The Quiet Club with guests John Godfrey and Kate Ellis  (cello) indoor concert Irish Pavilion World Expo Shanghai  China

Port Beal Electronic: The Quiet Club plus Iarla O:Lionard Zutong Arts  Centre Shanghai China

Glaoch Eile: The Quiet Club plus Iarla O:Lionard in concert Australian Pavilion World Expo Shanghai China

ART+=Adding: The Loft Gallery Szczecin Poland Installation and  Wall Drawings

NOCLUBNIGHT: The Quiet Club plus Seamus O:Donnell (Berlin) live  Sound Performance The Loft Gallery Szczecin Poland

Sounding Sacred Live sound performance with John Godfrey & Karen  Spaces: Power and Jeff Live VJ St Peters Church

Engage Bandon Festival

Soundgate: :Walls Do Hear: installations International Group  Exhibition. Aalborg, Denmark

Strange Attractor 1: Live sound performance with Mick O:Shea,Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene Murphy. Long Room Crawford Gallery

Soundcast 4 x 4 +1 : Audio CD Farpoint Recordings

Strange Attractor 11: Live sound performance with Mick O:Shea,Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene urphy. Gibson Room Crawford Gallery Special guests David Toop, Mary  Noonan (Dance/Choreographer)

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2011 : Group Shows, Performances, Soundworks & Installations

 

Strange Attractor 111: Live sound performance with Mick O:Shea, Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene Murphy.  Sculpture Gallery, Crawford Gallery Special guest Stephen Vitiello

Wall Do Hear: (Pt.11) Audiograft Jukebox Oxford:s Festival of Sound Art and  Contemporary Music

Look Ma No Han: Sound Performance (solo) Stet Lab The Roundy Cork

Strange Attractor 1V: Live sound performance with Mick O:Shea, Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene Murphy.  Sculpture Gallery, Crawford Gallery Special guest Rhodri Davies

Strange Attractor: Exhibition with a residency with Mick O:Shea, Anthony Kelly, David Stalling and Irene Murphy.  Sculpture Gallery, Crawford Gallery

Sounding Sacred Live soundperformance St Aberwich Church  Space V11: Skibbereen Arts Festival Guest Karen Power

Found Sound(Lost At Sea) 11.1.11: Outdoor sound installation Crawford Gallery

The Reich Effect: The Quiet Club three sound performances the Opera House, Cork (Steve Reich Festival.)

Just Listen : The Quiet Club with Nicholas Collins Elyssian Building Cork (Playing TAPS by Anne Bean)

Flat Time: The Quiet Club with David Toop & John Godfrey Cork School Of Music Just Listen Festival

Sonic Vigil V: Audio Visual (USB Key as cassette) The Quiet Club Track plus curation launch.

Sonic Vigil V1: The Quiet Club plus Katie O:Looney sound  performance Christchurch Triskel Cork

TULCA: Sound performance The Quiet Club with guest Katie  O:Looney Rosin Dubh Galway (curated by Megs Morley) Tulca Visual Arts Festival

Collective Jukebox 4.04: :Le Temps de l:Ecoute: (Listening Time) Contemporary  Art Center ,Villa Arson , Nice, France

Phono:Graphic: Soundfjord : Graphic Scores Exhibition, Gallery 8, Arthaus, London

DRONE No xxvii: Day Of The Endless Drone: Tactic Gallery Cork

One Hundred Bottles Public Sculpture O’Connell Street,Dublin as part of for James Joyce: :Me Jewel & Darling: curated by Sean Lynch

Strange Attractor: Sound Performance, Pigeon Wing Gallery, London

Strange Attractor: Publication & DVD launch with David Toop Café Oto London

All Quiet Now: The Quiet Club with David Toop Café Oto London

Strange Attractor: Publication &DVD launch RHA Gallery Dublin

A Rocky Road: :Keeper Of The Dust (for Joseph Beuys): photographic Commission for Crawford Gallery group show curated by Sean Lynch

FOUR by John Cage: The Quiet Club with guests CAGEDAY The  Glucksman Gallery Cork

INDETERMINACY: Live solo remix with voice CAGEDAY Seminar School Of Music UCC

Child Of Tree: Cage circus with Quiet Music Ensemble and The Quiet  Club, Christchurch Triskel Arts Ctr

Days On End: Sound Performance: Days On End: Festival

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