Nuit Blanche 2022: screening of a film by Aidan Barry at the Irish Cultural Center

The Irish Cultural Center celebrates its 20th anniversary with a sound and light show

Laurent P. Posted September 27, 2022, 1:56 PM

As part of Nuit Blanche, the Irish Cultural Center invites you to discover a black and white silent film by artist Aidan Barry on the night of October 1-2, 2022.

The Irish Cultural Centre Celebrate sleepless night ! As part of the event’s 20th anniversary, the cultural center is opening its doors to you for free on the night of October 1-2, 2022. An institution that offers you more specifically its exhibition spaces as well as the opportunity to discover various installations, from 8 pm to midnight.

A cultural center was inaugurated in 2002 Irish College, the former residence of an Irish community of priests, seminarians and other lay students. A community that emerged from the 16th century, particularly due to several institutional developments born from the Counter-Reformation movement and, later, due to restrictions imposed by the formation of Catholics in Ireland.

In France, its creation is attributed Father John LeeIncluding six Irish students at its start, studying for their part College of Montague, from the University of Paris. The first settlement of this community was granted by letters patent in 1677 by Louis XIV.

And regarding this White Night 2022This is an anniversary edition as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. In Controls, Art Director Kitty Hartl It offers an experience consisting of 13 projects around a theme, “Garden of DelightIn total, more than 200 art events are planned in Paris Metropolis of Greater Paris, and also, for the first time, in Rouen and Le Havre. A great opportunity to discover the Irish Cultural Center’s programming!

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2022 Nuit Blanche Program at the Irish Cultural Centre:

  • Aideen Barry
    Saturday 01 October 2022 from 8:00 PM to 12:00 PM.

    Commissioned by “Kaunas – European Capital of Culture 2022”, this silent black and white film is inspired by the interwar modernist architecture of the Lithuanian city. Directed by Irish artist Aidan Barry, Cloist includes more than a hundred residents of Kaunas; Actors, dancers, directors and props designers have come together to capture the magical and hidden stories associated with their city. A fascinating and surreal journey where the past interacts with the future, the living interact with the dead, and architectural details become characters in their own right.
    Supported by Culture Ireland.
    Kaunas 2022 with police station.

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