Peter Power is a multidisciplinary Visual Artist, Composer, Sound Designer and Director from Waterford. He is the Artistic Director of the Award winning company Sparsile Collective creating immersive experiences led by music. He is also Director of Eat My Noise, a multi-genre audio duo that work in Composition, Event, Film, Television and Post-Production. Currently the Artist-In-Residence in the Cork Midsummer Festival, Peter is the outgoing Artist-In-Residence in the National Sculpture Factory. He is the winner of the Arts Council of Ireland Music Bursary award, Music and Theatre Project Awards, Theatre Bursary Award and most recently the AGF award and Visual Arts Commission Award. His current interests are in the connections between Digital and Live art.
Find out more about Peter's work for Cork Midsummer Festival 2022, After Light: These Dark Citizens, here.
Peter’s most recent work includes The Boundaries Between Us Endure by Sparsile (Concept, Director, Designer, Composer), In Clouds by Sparsile (Creator, Director, Co-Composer), My Dad’s Blind by Anna Sheils-McNamee and PAN PAN (Sound Design/Winner of Best Production Dublin Fringe 2018), Elevate by Aerial Cirque (Composer, Sound Designer), Man at the Door Number 54 by Junk Ensemble (Composer/Sound Designer) The Same by Enda Walsh and Corcadorca (Composer/Sound Designer) fLux by Eat My Noise (Co-creator, Composer), Override by Stacey Gregg (Composer, Sound Designer), ProdiJIG: The Revolution by Cork Opera House (Music Supervisor, Composer, Sound Designer), Flights by John O’Donovan (Composer, Sound Designer) Neon Western (Co-creator, Composer, Sound Designer), Thomas Kent by Lantern Productions (Composer, Sound Designer) Gentrification by Enda Walsh (Associate Director, Composer, Sound Designer) and Carinae by Eat My Noise (Creator, Composer, Director).
Peter is an outgoing founding member of the committee for the Irish Society of Stage and Screen Designers (ISSSD). Peter holds a BSC Hon in Biochemistry and an MA Comp.
Recent projects & productions for Cork Midsummer Festival include:
Shelter + Place, Midsummer Moments 2020
The Boundaries Between Us Endure, Midsummer @ Midwinter 2019
In Clouds, 2018
ProdiJIG: The Revolution, 2016