International Audio Arts Festival
November 20th-22nd 2015
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3 days and nights of sound, story and sharing taking over the mountain village of Kilfinane in Co. Limerick, Ireland (population 700)
International award-winning contributors from all disciplines of creative audio radio features, film sound, sound art, theatre sound, music, audio fiction ...
Home of the HearSay Audio Prize - celebrating excellence in creative audio of all disciplines with 11 different Awards. In 2015 ALL Award winners received flights from anywhere in the world to HearSay2015!
A Labour of Love - No charge, not for profit & organised on a voluntary basis - The result? Passion and free-flowing inspiration with a real sense of community
Audio Everywhere- a hub of audio activity and interactions between creators and listeners. Events take place in ever nook and cranny from village streets to hair salons, sitting rooms to churches!
Collaboration & creativity - crossing disciplines, passionate discussions, compelling insights, creative challenges and the most compelling audio from around the world.
Rikke Houd (Denmark) Kaitlin Prest (Canada) Tony Churnside (UK) Niall Brady (Ireland) Jesse Cox (Australia) Benoit Bories (France) Jonathan Mitchell (USA) Ronan Kelly (Ireland) Aline Pénitot (France) Sam Greenspan (USA) Jimmy Eadie (Ireland) Louis Kornfeld (USA) Chris Brookes (Canada) Eleanor McDowall (UK) Tim Desmond (Ireland) Sharon Mashihi (USA) Diarmuid McIntyre (Ireland) Luke Clancy (Ireland) Helen Keen (UK) Mairead O'Connor (Ireland) La Cosa Preziosa (Italy) Kevin Thornton (Ireland) Nina Garthwaite (UK) Helen Zaltzman (UK) Ciaran Kissane (Ireland) Sarah Blake (Ireland) Neil Sandell (Canada/France) Kevin Brew (Ireland) Michael Umney (UK) Laurent Baraton (France) Mary Elaine Tynan (Ireland) Alan Hall (UK) Cristín Leach Hughes (Ireland) Miriam Underhill (UK) Tadhg O'Sullivan (Ireland) Ed Baxter (UK) Mary McDonnell (Ireland) Annie McEwen (Canada) Deirdre O'Shaughnessy (Ireland) Julia Barton (USA) Hurdy Gurdy (Ireland) Limerick Gospel Choir (Ireland) In the Dark (Bristol) (UK) Eugene Boyle (Ireland) Grace Digney (UK/Ire) Conor Garrett (UK/IRE) Steven Rajam (UK) Eoin O'Kelly (Ireland) Zoe Comyns (Ireland) The Resonance Radio Orchestra (UK) Cathy FitzGerald (UK) Laura Morris (France) Brendan Baker (USA)
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“A magical, informative, inspiring experience.” ::: “A brilliant and inspiring festival well worth visiting.” ::: “An extraordinary adventure into sound. The perfect festival.” :;: “Completely magical, slightly mad, unexpected, unconventional, surprising and wonderful.” ::: “A new kind of audio festival that presented fresh ideas in intimate ways, grounded in a rich and welcoming community.” ::: “Woodstock for radio!”
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