FM is a twenty-eight-day anonymous sound portrait created through one-to-one
and group conversations in Dublin with people aged 18–25 and from all
Sarah McIlroy – Gel Nails
Digital print, 2016
sound portrait presents a generation whose opinions and beliefs are rarely
heard in the public sphere and who lack institutional advocacy on their behalf.
HEED FM shuns preconceptions and de-sensationalises this generation without
judgement, giving time and voice to the ambitions, aspirations and passions of
those that took part.
Hossin Moazemi – Life risk for unknown life
Mixed media on paper, 2016
FM will be broadcast to the Greater Dublin area on HEED FM 94.3 from 22
October–18 November 2016. It will also be broadcast to Dublin and Cork on
digital radio (DAB/DAB+), and will be available online at www.heedfm.com
Melvin – Untitled
Spoken word/Rap, 2016
October–18 November 2016
HEED FM 94.3 (Dublin
DAB/DAB+ (Dublin and Cork only)
The station will run for
twenty-four hours, seven days a week over a twenty-eight-day period.
Garrett Phelan makes site-specific projects that include independent FM radio broadcasts, sculptural installations, photography, film, animation and drawing. He has exhibited widely in Ireland and internationally, with recent solo shows at Project Arts Centre, Dublin, 2015; IMMA, Dublin 2012; and group exhibitions at EVA International 2014; Palais des Beau-Arts de Bruxelles 2013; ICA, London 2012; 11th Lyon Biennial, 2011.
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