Vicky Langan has been an active part of the Cork arts community since 2003, curating and producing experimental music/cinema events with Black Sun Cork, SoundEye Poetry Festival, the Avant Cork festival, the Cork Film Festival, and most recently with Sherkin Island’s Open Ear festival. She is a recipient of a 2019 Next Generation Artists Award, as well as bursary awards from the Arts Council of Ireland, Cork City Council and Music Network. She has presented work at Crawford Art Gallery, Cork; National Sculpture Factory, Cork; Triskel Arts Centre, Cork; VISUAL, Carlow; TULCA Festival of Visual Art, Galway; Café OTO London; IKLECTIK Arts Lab, London; Tusk Festival, Gateshead; The Arnolfini, Bristol; Supernormal Festival, Oxford; Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival, Switzerland.
Langan’s decade-long filmmaking partnership with filmmaker and critic Maximilian Le Cain has resulted in screenings and retrospectives of their work having been shown throughout the world. Langan/Le Cain are affiliated with Experimental Film Society, an Irish company dedicated to the creation of uncompromisingly personal, formally challenging filmmaking. Langan/Le Cain retrospective screenings have been held at Microscope Gallery, New York, and the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, and their work is part of the Arts Council of Ireland’s permanent collection.
For her residency at Triskel, she will spend time filming, recording and experimenting on site at Triskel Christchurch in collaboration with Maximilian Le Cain, working towards building a brand new multidisciplinary live performance in December 2023. Commenting on the award Vicky said “After a much-needed break from live music over the past two years, RESONATE allows me to return, consolidating both my sound and my still-developing film practice in a live capacity, for the first time. Thanks to Music Network and Triskel Arts Centre for this very exciting opportunity.”