Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gavin Friday scores Blood Rising Documentary

Update Feb 10, 2014:

Artist, Brian Maguire; Director, Mark Mc Loughlin and Director of Frontline Defenders, Mary Lawlor will present a screening of “Blood Rising”, in the European Parliament on Tuesday 11th of February. This is the first step in an international human rights campaign to bring attention to the hundreds of uninvestigated murders of young woman in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

View the Blood Rising promo here >>

Blood Rising, the documentary film featuring artist Brian Maguire, directed by Mark McLoughlin and scored by Gavin Friday premiered at the Savoy Cinema Dublin, the closing weekend of the Jameson Dublin Film Festival, on Sunday 24 February.

The original score for Blood Rising was written, arranged and produced by Gavin Friday, performed by Kate Ellis (cello) and Robson Rocha (guitars) and mixed by Michael Heffernan.

Irish President Michael D. Higgins and the cast as well as Mexican human rights defender Elia Escobedo Garcia from the film ‘Blood Rising’ attended the screening of the documentary which follows Irish artist Brian Maguire’s work with femicide victims in Mexico.

Gavin Friday’s entry for the Big Egg Hunt 2013

The Big Egg Hunt 2013 is interactive public art display of 100 uniquely crafted eggs designed by Irish artists and celebrities. The eggs are placed in key locations in Dublin from the 12th February to the 15th March after which they will be brought to one central location and displayed for one week. All eggs…