Experimental Film Society (EFS) is a group of filmmakers dedicated to the creation of uncompromisingly personal, formally challenging filmmaking. Based in Dublin, it operates as a company for the production, archiving and promotion of films by associated artists and filmmakers. Its founder/director is filmmaker Rouzbeh Rashidi. It has succeeded in forging a new and radically alternative Irish cinema. Its defiantly independent vision, both deeply informed by film history and utterly modern, has animated over five hundred shorts and features over its eighteen-year existence.
Cinematic Ceremony about Love, Death and Revolution, a new work by Nazaré Soares. The audiovisual work fine-tunes perceptions of Earth and humankind’s disjointed and entangled processes; Nazare Soares in collaboration with Ada Hoel have created the audio-visual composition by translating traces found on used shooting targets. This premiere screening encompasses surround sound live scores composed by sound artist Ada Hoel in collaboration with Andreas Elvenes and will be performed live by Michael Francis Duch, Andreas Elvenes, Ada Hoel, Linnea Jansson and Nazare Soares. The event is composed in four acts; silver, golden, bronze and Iron.
Chris Welsby has been making and exhibiting work since 1969. His films and film/video installations have been exhijbited internationally, at major galleries such as the Tate and Hayward galleries in London, the Musée du Louvre and the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, and the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto.