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FAF Showcase Evening 4, at the Lab

Wednesday, 12th March, 6.30pm

Sound and the White Box
Sound art, sonic art, sound sculpture or works incorporating sound as an equal partner are requested for this showcase evening.
This year’s FAF showcases will be presented in four parts, culminating in a final Showcase Exhibition of selected artists who have appeared in the Showcase Evenings, throughout this year.
If you have any questions e-mail us:
okeeffe.linda@gmail.com or info@fafartists.com
We look forward to seeing you there


Guest Speaker for Showcase 4: Slavek Kwi
Slavek Kwi is sound-artist, composer and researcher whose main interest lies in the phenomena of perception as the fundamental determinant of relations with Reality. He has been fascinated by sound-environments for the last 25 years, focusing on electroacoustic sound-paintings. These complex audio-situations are created mainly from site specifi c recordings, resulting in subjective reports for radio-broadcast, “cinema for ears” performed on multiple speakers, sound-installations integrated into the environment and performances. Interested equally in free music research as part of social investigations and employing the space time and any objects it contains as instrument. His works oscillates between purely sound based and multidisciplinary projects.

(Biog. is from Slavek Kwi’s website: http://www.artificialmemorytrace.com/)


About the Showcase Evenings
Currently we, FAF, are running a series of Showcase Evenings at The Lab, Foley street with the support of Dublin City Council and Visual Artists Ireland. To date we have had in excess of 30 selected participating artists.
For the Showcase events, each artist is represented by a 3 minute video segment of a showreel DVD that is then projected in the space. The FAF Showcase Evenings were established as a forum for discussion, as well as Showcasing the artists’ works to their peers and to other interested parties. At the Showcases, the artists are in attendance, along with anyone else who would like to attend (curators, other artists and the generally curious) and an informal discussion is had during the projection and after. A DVD of the event is produced and archived. The intention of these events is to encourage discussion and debate with artists around their arts practice within an informal setting.
In addition to the SHowcase events, FAF will also be publishing a series of articles in Visual Artists’ News, by a series of commissioned writers. The first commissioned write(s) are Danny McCarthy and Julie Forrester.