LIVE; BALOR; ROCK; TOWER; SOUND; RALLY; FILM; KIDS; EYE,
STREAM; LIFT; CALL; DIFF; SEE; BREAST; PLAY,
POWER; RISE; ACT; DARK; CHAOS!
SIRENS at Live Collision is the second iteration in a series of test events. Celina Muldoon is collaborating with writer Sue Rainsford and producer/musician Keith Mannion. Together they are exploring language and sound in response to Muldoon’s project Fomorian.
Meeting Point: Temple Bar Gallery + Studios
Celina Muldoon (b.1980) is an Artist based in North West Ireland. Graduating with a First Class Honours degree in Fine Art, I.T. Sligo in 2014, with work in their permanent collection. Muldoon completed an MFA in Sculpture from N.C.A.D. in 2016. Her graduate work ‘We are in cahoots…You and I’ was selected for Mobius(Boston) int. performance festival 2017 and Craw festival Berlin 2018. She has exhibited in TBG&S, The Complex, wave particle and Celine gallery, Glasgow and Project Arts Centre Dublin. Residencies include MART and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. She has been awarded the Next Generation Bursary award, The Artist in the community scheme award and a residency in Cowhouse studios in partnership with The Mothership Project in November 2018 and the prestigious Temple Bar Gallery and Studio Project Studio Award 2019. Current research projects include a collaborative performance and film culminating in a major exhibition in 2020. The debut of this project took place as part of Periodical Review #8 in PP/S Dublin. Her forthcoming solo show in Pallas Project and Studios Dublin will take place in March 2019.
Sue Rainsford is a fiction and arts writer based in Dublin. A graduate of Trinity College, IADTand Bennington College, she is a recipient of the Arts Council Literature Bursary Award, theVAI/DCC Art Writing Award and a MacDowell Colony Fellowship. Her debut novel, Follow Me To Ground, was awarded the Kate O’Brien Award, and is longlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Award. Follow Me To Ground is available from New Island Books, and is forthcoming in the UK with Doubleday as well as in the US with Scribner. Currently, Sue is a visual arts writer in residence at the Roscommon Arts Centre, and with the generous support of the Arts Council she is working on her second novel, Redder Days.
‘Slow Place Like Home’ is the music of producer/musician Keith Mannion. Based in the forests of Donegal, in the North-West of Ireland, he has released a series of EPs and two albums – debut ‘Romola’ in 2015 and the critically acclaimed sophomore ‘When I See You… Ice Cream!’, in 2017. He is currently writing new material as ‘Slow Place Like Home’ and is also a member of the band ‘Gaze is Ghost’, for which he is currently finishing a new album. His music and videos have featured on TV and Radio both nationally and internationally including MTV and Australian terrestrial T.V. His work has aired on radio stations such as KCRW, WFMU, BBC Radio 1 and BBC 6 music. Mannion has played live shows with Fujiya &Miyagi, Dan Deacon, Squarepusher, Perfume Genius, Day Wave, Ezra Furman, Moodoïd, Prince Rama, Glass Animals,Pantha Du Prince, Gold Panda and Amadou & Miriam. He has collaborated with luminaries such as Fearghal McKee (Whipping Boy) & The Cyclist (Stones Throw Records). He tours with various versions of his live band and will embark on a European tour in late 2019. Mannion is currently signed to Galway’s Strange Brew record label.