Plastik Festival of Artists’ Moving Image


Plastik is an inaugural festival of artists’ moving image. The first of its kind in Ireland it emerges from a collaboration between LUX Critical Forum Dublin (a meeting group for artists involved in the moving image), Temple Bar Gallery + Studios and the Irish Film Institute. It is made possible through the generous support of the Arts Council and the partnership of LUX.

GALWAY: 7 February 2015
CORK: 13/14/15 February 2015
DUBLIN: 20/21/22 February 2015

Over the course of 3 weekends throughout February; in venues in Galway, Cork and Dublin, Plastik offers a distinct programme that brings international and Irish work together with a focus on contemporary artists’ moving image not previously shown in Ireland. It will offer the opportunity to view a large number of films with post screening talks with curators/artists, a programme of discursive events and live performances.

Special Guests David Gatten // Sandra Gibson & Luis Recoder // Wilhelm Hein
With programmes curated by Gerard Byrne & Sarah Pierce // Filipa Ramos ( // Peter Taylor (International Film Festival Rotterdam //
Plus much more to be announced.

Details of the full programme will be announced 15 January with a launch panel discussion taking place Friday 16 January in An Taibhdhearc Theatre in Galway.



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