๐—ช๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ Ars Electronica Festival for Galway 2020

โ€œ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒโ€ (๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ผ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€) ย โ€œ๐—ง๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฎรญ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐˜๐—ฎโ€ (๐—˜๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฎรญ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ถรณ ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฎ) a new radio installation transmitting a radiophonic poem from an island in the irish sea for the Aerial Sparks project.

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Aerial Sparks will be exhibited on the island of Innis Orr and part of the Ars Electronica Festival. Listen to an extract

https://www.aerialsparks.org/magz-hall

Exhibition 11 โ€“ 27 September on the Island of Inis Orr and online 9th sept -11th

https://ars.electronica.art/keplersgardens/en/aerial-sparks-sounds/

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โ€œThis project for me has been about my personal journey and how radio can help during times of isolation. I have been rethinking the human condition in terms of isolation at sea, and how visible and invisible boundaries can be broken via radio waves as an act of resistance and the legacy of radio art across boundariesโ€.

Aerial / Sparks curated by Louise Manifold as a commission by

Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture

In partnership with Marine Institute – Foras na Mara andย in association with the

Commissioners of Irish Lights

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Comhar Caomhรกn Inis Oรญrr

Ars Electronica

  1. Supported through the Arts Council Ireland

Project Awards 2017 and 2019.

Recent press in afloat magazine

https://galway2020.ie/en/event/aerial-sparks-2/

https://galway2020.ie/en/news/galway-2020-presents-aerial-sparks-by-louise-manifold/