Vicky Langan (b. 1986)

Multidisciplinary artist working in the field of sound art, performance and experimental film.



2016 MA in Art and Process | CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork



2019 (forthcoming) Langan/Le Cain exhibition | Sirius Arts Centre, Cork

2018 Encountering the Land | VISUAL Gallery, Carlow

2017 TULCA Festival of Visual Arts | Galway Arts Centre

2017 Present Haunts | Group Exhibition | James Barry Exhibition Centre, CIT, Cork

2017 slips, speaks | Group Exhibition | 12 Star Gallery, Europe House, 32 Smith Square, Westminster, London

2017 Nasty Women | Pallas Projects, Dublin

2016 Luminous Void | Experimental Film Society Group Exhibition at Triskel, Cork

2011 Void: Volume  | Group Exhibition at Galway Arts Centre

2011 Langan/Le Cain installation | Hilltown New Music Festival, Westmeath


Selected Performances:

2019 Vicky Langan & Aaron Dilloway performance | Open Ear Festival, Sherkin Island, Cork

2019 Carrickfergus Salt Mine |  Imagine Festival of Ideas and Politics / The 343, Belfast

2018 Sound art performance with Alice Maher’s sculptures for Maher’s Vox Materia exhibition | Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

2018 meadow, meadow, meadow | Daehakro Arts Theater, Seoul Performing Arts Festival, South Korea

2018 NAWR concert series | BBC Building Swansea Studios at UWTSD, Swansea

2017 TULCA Festival of Visual Arts | Galway Arts Centre

2017 Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival (LUFF), Switzerland

2017 Audiograft Festival | The Old Fire Station, Oxford

2017 Apologies in Advance #3 | IKLECTIK Arts Lab, London

2017 Berlin Experimental Film Festival | Cinema Moviemento, Berlin

2016 Lyric FM live ‘1916 Mean Time’ concert | Richmond Barracks, Dublin

2016 Tusk Festival, Newcastle

2016 Aaron Dilloway Two Day Residency w/ Vicky Langan, Evan Parker, Dieter Muh & Dylan Nyoukis | Cafe OTO, London

2015 Supernormal Festival, Oxford

2014 Penultimate Press/Kye Festival | Cafe OTO, London

2014 An Evening with Pauline Oliveros | The Guesthouse, Cork

2013 Richard Youngs, Vicky Langan and Aine O’Dwyer | Triskel Arts Centre

2012 Extreme Rituals - A Schimpfluch Carnival | The Arnolfini, Bristol

2012 Sound/Music/Noise in Performance Art: panel discussion featuring Ron Athey, Leif Elggren, Vicky Langan and Holly Ingleton | The Arnolfini, Bristol

2012 Wölflinge (solo performance) | Galway Arts Centre, Galway

2012 Wölflinge and Lydia Lunch | Triskel Arts Centre, Cork

2010 La Société des Amis du Crime | SPARK festival, Minneapolis, USA


Selected Langan/Le Cain  Screenings / Performances:

2019 Brine Twice Daily | Vertigo, Tiblisi, Georgia

2019 Double-Blind | Muestra Internacional de Cine Experimental, Cinemateca Nacional del Ecuador Ulises Estrella, Quito

2018 Inside | Luminous Void Underground Film Festival, Dublin

Inside & Brine Twice Daily | Cienclube Academia das Musas, Porto Alegre, Brazil

2018 Play Ground | The Barlow Index 5, Brighton, UK

2018 Brine Twice Daily | ‘Compact time’, The Cinematography & Alternative Art Festival, Nida, Lithuania

2018 Play Ground, | ‘Ecstatic Visions’, Brighton, UK

2018 Inside | ECRA Festival, Cinematheque of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2018 Inside | Cinemateca Nacional del Ecuador, Quito

2018 Inside | Encountering the Land, VISUAL, Carlow Arts Festival (Selected by Orla Barry, Sean Kissane and Emma Lucy O’Brien)

2018 Double-Blind | performance at Cork Midsummer Festival

2017 Inside | Commissioned for TULCA Festival of Visual Art ‘They Call Us The Screamers’, curated by Matt Packer

2017 Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival, Switzerland

2017 Wilderness Notes | (Experimental Film Society & Kirkos Ensemble) Filmbase, Dublin

2016 Brine Twice Daily | Irish Film Institute, Dublin

2015 Contact | Lajevardi Foundation, Tehran, Iran

2015 Dirt | Repressed Cinema, Hollywood Theatre, Portland, Oregon, USA

2015 Dirt & Contact | Wild-screen, Connemara, Ireland

2014 Desk 13 | Experimental Film Society screening, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin

2014 Tangled And Far | Fronteira Festival, Goiania, Brazil

2014 Langan/Le Cain screening | Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn , New York

2014 Tangled And Far | Australian International Experimental Film Festival, Melbourne & Perth, Australia

2013 Dirt | Australian International Experimental Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia

2013 Dirt hosted on The Wire magazine’s website in conjunction with a feature interview in Issue 350.


Awards & Grants:

2019 Arts Council of Ireland | Next Generation Artists Award

2018 Music Network Music Capital Scheme

2017 Creative Ireland County Cork Grant Scheme | (re)sounding holy wells, with Dr. Richard Scriven

2017 Arts Council of Ireland | Film Project Award (for Inside, w/ Maximilian Le Cain)

2016 Gare St Lazare Ireland | mentorship 2016-2017

2014 Cork City Council | Individual Artist Bursary

2014 Arts Council of Ireland | Individual Artist Bursary


Artist Residencies:

2019 Artist-in-Residence | Imagine Festival of Ideas and Politics

2019 Desk residency | The Guesthouse, Cork

2017 Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris | w/ Maximilian Le Cain



2019 Langan/Le Cain curatorship of LSAD Photography, Film & Video, Sculpture and Combined Media 3rd Year exhibition | Limerick

2019 Artist’s Talk / tutorials (w/ Maximilian Le Cain) | LSAD, Limerick

2018 Creative Mentor (w/ Jennifer Walshe and John Godfrey) | Kirkos Ensemble's BODY NOISE WORK, Leitrim

2017 Artist’s talk / tutorials (w/ Maximilian Le Cain)| CCAM at GMIT in association with TULCA Festival of Visual Arts

2016 Artist’s talk | Music Department of Goldsmiths, University of London

2016 Artist's talk | CIT School of Music - Music and Technology (MA / MSc)

2013 Red Bird Youth Collective mentoring/workshops (w/ Dominic Thorpe) | Galway Arts Centre, Galway



Ireland: Electric Picnic, Ouhm at O’Sho Cork, Open Ear Festival, Féile Na Gréine, Gramophone Disco/The Haunt, Cúirt International Festival of Literature, Wild-screen at Connemara's Inagh Hatchery, Plastik Festival of Artists' Moving Image, Contemporary Outsider Arts Festival, Limerick, Experimental Film Society, Cork Film Festival, The Avant Festival, The Black Mariah, Soundeye, Plugd Records, Gulpd Café

Elsewhere: Café OTO, Tusk Festival,  Process Film Festival, Peter Manson Symposium at the University of Glasgow

Radio: Dublin Digital Radio, UCC 98.3FM, Freak Fm


Event Programming / Producing:

2019 - present: Open Ear festival | Sherkin Island, Cork | Programming, Artist Development and Special Projects

2011 - 2014:      The Avant, Cork | Co-Director, Programming, Production

2009 - 2013:      Black Sun, Cork | Founder, Programmer, Production

2012, 2014:       Cork Film Festival | Administrator, Additional Music Event Programmer

2010 - 2011:      SoundEye Festival of the Arts of the Word | Cork | Additional Music Event Programmer