Daniel Fitzpatrick

*1978 in Dublin, currently a PhD student with the DAH (Digital Arts & Humanities)) programme at National University Ireland, Galway, co-director/co-founder of PLASTIK Festival of Artists' Moving Image, co-founder of 'aemi' an independent agency dedicated to the support and exhibition of artists' and experimental moving image.


Current research interests consider the expanded meeting points between the avant-garde, experimental and artists' cinema with a particular interest in strategic responses to cinema's shifting ontologies in the digital age.

Publications (selection)

"Tscherkassky, Robinson, OReilly – Three perspectives on medium and its meanings" (Co-authored with Alejandro Bachmann), in DesistFilm 10, March 2015.

"'True Dick'- the accelerated acceptance and premature canonisation of True Detective" (book chapter), in True Detection, Schism, September 2014.

"Rethinking the Avant-Garde: The Radical Praxis of Nathaniel Dorsky's 'Devotional Cinema", Deviate, Alphaville International Film & Media Conference, UCC, September 2014.

"Benjamin, Schivelbusch, and the Perceptual Transformations of New Technology", in Film & Film Culture 4, June 2010.