Open Night - 25th September 2009

La Catedral Studios presents its third annual Open Night as part of the citywide “Culture Night” on 25th September showcasing an array of exciting and diverse work by the resident artists of La Catedral Studios, who are opening their private studios to the public for one night only, as well as a varied programme of experimental performances in the adjoining Back Loft venue.
Visitors will be encouraged to meet the artists, see their works in progress in their studio spaces, purchase original artworks and enjoy the laidback, bohemian atmosphere of one of Dublin’s largest independent arts venues.

Our resident artists work in painting, illustration, sculpture, photography, jewellery, fashion, ceramics, mixed-media, set and graphic design.

Culture Night Programme:

OPEN STUDIOS - 5pm-midnight - visit the artists in their studio, view work in progress and purchase original artwork directly.

MAMUSKA DUBLIN (expect the unexpected!!), 8.00pm - midnight @ the Back Loft. Supported by the Arts Council. A free admission showcase of experimental short performances in the field of dance, theatre, video and everything in between! Open your mind and prepare for a lively evening of creative madness.

Ruth Lehane (clowning), Riona Hartman & Sam Kavanagh (music), Rachel Devlyn (character improvisation), Seamus Bradley (multimedia eulogy), Niamh Lawlor (multimedia puppetry), Roland Gomez ('hang' instrumental performance), Stephen James Smith (guerilla poetry), Aine Belton (experimental film), Anne Lillis aka 'Jean D'Arc de Triomphe' (cabaret), Emma Pearson (cabaret)

Supported by the Arts Council. Part of the citywide 'Culture Night'.

Curator: Brigit McCone
Producer: Antonella Scanu
Technical supervisor: Costanzo Idini.
Mamuska Dublin is part of the international network “Mamuska Nights”, which includes Tokyo, Helsinki, Leeds, Limerick and Kerry.

RAFFLE - fundraising initiative - 9pm - midnight in the Back Loft. Prizes including original work by artists at La Catedral Studios. Complimentary drink with each ticket.

La Catedral Studios is an autonomous self-funded artistic initiative.
Our Culture Night programme aims to showcase the best of our ethos and work, encouraging the production and enjoyment of art by offering studio space for artists to work in and performance platforms for them to try out risk-taking, boundary-pushing art.