Kirkos 10th Anniversary at Unit 44, Prussia St. Thursday July 28th to Sunday July 31st (1 Viewer)

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Just got wind of this happening this weekend. Only found out about Unit 44 recently enough. It's some old barbershop that's been turned into an artspace.

May appeal to a few heads here. All events are free, I believe....

Great to have something like this space in the city. Good on 'em.



Kirkos is holding a tenth anniversary celebration in Unit 44, July 28th - 31st.​

Running July 28th through 31st, it will be an off-beat, musically adventurous way to spend the bank holiday weekend. Everything is free (though booking is recommended) and centres on the informal venue Unit 44 on Prussia Street, between Stoneybatter and Cabra.

Events include:

  • an installation performance marking the recent launch of Susan Geaney’s release Tape Melt
  • the first Dublin screening of Eimear Walshe’s Land Cruiser
  • Dublin’s first, and possibly last, “Fluxus Open Mic” (all welcome to participate, if you dare)
  • a trip to nearby Phoenix Park for outdoor performances of music by Robert Coleman and Karen Power
  • and three concerts performed by Kirkos. These concerts include performances of newly commissioned work from some of Kirkos' dearest collaborators: Robbie Blake, Éna Brennan and Jonathan Nangle.

Full Programme​

THURSDAY

5pm [N.B. Performance in Phoenix Park]

Robert Coleman - Decay is inherent in all things
Karen Power - Parts of the Human Nature series

FRIDAY

Tape Melt Launch: 7pm

Susan Geaney - Tape Melt [World Premiere, Release Party]

SATURDAY

KIRKOS CONCERT 1: 6pm

Jonathan Nangle - Particle (Clarinet, Electronics)

Kevin O'Connell - Horn Trio (Horn, Violin, Piano)

Judith Shatin - Zipper Music [World Premiere of Quartet Version]

Éna Brennan - Ode To Laura Palmer (Full Ensemble, Video)
[World Premiere]

SCREENING: 7pm

Eimear Walshe - Land Cruiser [Screening]

FLUXUS OPEN MIC: 7.45pm

Fluxus Open Mic: Audience (and performers) invited beforehand to send in ideas for Fluxus performances they will do; vibe will be very informal and messy; everyone is welcome. Details to follow on social media, but interested members of the public can email [email protected]

SUNDAY

KIRKOS CONCERT 2: 6PM

Sebastian Adams - New Work

Jonathan Nangle - Leise Abbendämmerung (Clarinet, Cello, Electric guitar) [World Premiere, New Commission]

Andrew Hamilton - Ritual of Abduction (Violin, Viola, Cello)

Fluxus sequence devised by Kirkos

Andy Ingamells - Monument Piece

KIRKOS CONCERT 3: 8PM

Robbie Blake - New Commission [World Premiere]

Aine Mallon - Breathe [World Premiere]

Fredric Rzewski - Coming Together

Short Pause

Jennifer Walshe - An Gléacht [Screening with Improvised Score]
 

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