Jack Phelan | Video Designer

Video Designer

Jack Phelan

Biography

Jack Phelan is a video artist and technologist who specialises in integrating new visual ideas and technology into live performance. Other theatrical credits include: To Be A Machine (DeadCenter, Dublin Theatre Festival – Burgtheater, Vienna), L.O.L.A (Feature Film – premiere 2021), Touch (RTE, 2020), Gulliver’s Travels ( Unicorn theatre, London), Incantata (Irish Rep Theatre, New York City), Ravens: Spassky vs Fischer (Hampstead Theatre, London), The Second Violinist (Landmark Productions, Barbican Theatre, London), Bluebeard’s Castle (Irish National Opera), Arlington  by Enda Walsh (Landmark Productions/GIAF), World to Come  (Cryptic Theatre, Glasgow); Man of Valour  (The Corn Exchange), Alice in Funderland  (THISISPOPBABY / Abbey Theatre); Dubliners  (The Corn Exchange / Dublin Theatre Festival);  The Lulu House and MacBeth  (Siren Productions); Love and Money  (Hatch Theatre), and Woman & Scarecrow  (Siren / Abbey). Jack was also a core member of the creative / tech team behind Playhouse, a large-scale interactive lighting installation for public expression. Produced for Dublin Theatre Festival in 2009, Playhouse  turned Dublin’s Liberty Hall into an 11 storey, full-colour video display that displayed animations submitted by the public to music synchronised with Dublin City FM. Awards include: Knight of Illumination 2019, for Projection Design: The Second Violinist.

September 2021