Get In the Groove with the Giant Gramophone

Get In the Groove with the Giant Gramophone

Culture Night 2020 is on in September. The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival usually runs in and around this time. Unfortunately we had to postpone it this year but we did promise that if possible we would hold some “safe” events.On Saturday 19th September Donnacha Cahill’s giant pop–up audio visual sculpture “The Gramophone” will appear at various locations throughout the Donabate Portrane Peninsula. In a musical encounter not to be missed, this crafted masterpiece resonates with stunning sounds, as it connects to the electronic audio speaker.Be part of the story of this giant gramophone and experience fantastic sounds amplified by the acoustic properties of its large conical horn by sending in your favourite musical requests to info@bleedingpig.ie or eilishmcdermott64@gmail.com.The Gramophone’s creator Donnacha Cahill is a professional artist from Athenry, County Galway who works mainly in steel. His art practice revolves around observations and his pieces aim to spark the imagination and create conversation. He has been commissioned to make large works for – The Department of Education, Galway County Council, and Antrim County Council. He has also created large installations for Trinity College Dublin, RTÉ, Electric Picnic, The European Recycling Platform, and Dublin Airport. Donnacha has exhibited at many arts festivals in Ireland and throughout the UK.Donnacha is also bringing a selection from his latest exhibition “The Inquisitive Hare”.See The Gramophone on https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uykmgCacOqk.And Donnacha’s other sculptures on www.donnachacahill.com. The programme and venues for The Gramophone will be up on bleedingpig.ie in the next few weeks.