Lisa Freeman, 'Approx 1 Second of a Sweet Kiss' Trailer

In her new film, Approx 1 Second of a Sweet Kiss, Lisa Freeman draws on natural light’s influence on psychological positivity, patterns and focus.

Approx 1 Second of a Sweet Kiss (2023-24) by Lisa Freeman is on view at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios 22 March – 17 May 2024.

Approx 1 Second of a Sweet Kiss is commissioned by aemi and Sirius Art Centre, Cobh, and supported by Kildare County Council. It premiered at Cork International Film Festival (2023) and will be exhibited at Sirius Art Centre in summer 2024. The exhibition at TBG+S will present a deconstructed version of the film for an installation setting.

Lisa Freeman
’s recent exhibitions and screenings include: Hook, Spill, Cry Your Eyes Out, as part of Súitú, aemi Touring Programme, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden (2023); Slipped, Fell and Smacked my Face off the Dance Floor, live site-specific performance, Naylor’s Cove, Bray Beach, with Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray (2022), Slipped, Fell…, video, aemi online (2022); Green Skies, A Double Rhythm, live site-specific performance, The Curragh, with Riverbank Arts Centre, Kildare (2019). Freeman’s work has also been shown in: Festival ECRÃ, Rio de Janeiro; RHA Gallery, Dublin; Somerset House, London; Prenzlauer Kunst Kollektiv, Berlin; Solas Nua, Washington DC. Freeman holds a Three Year Studio Membership at TBG+S. Her work is held in the Arts Council of Ireland Collection.

Lisa Freeman
Approx 1 Second of a Sweet Kiss

Written and directed | Lisa Freeman

Cast | Niamh McPhillips, Diana Sá, Carminda Soares, Maria R. Soares

Director of Photography | Fábio Mota

Editors | Lisa Freeman, Aoife Carolan

Sound recordist | Luís Silveira

Camera assistant | Márcio Enes

Gaffer | Jotta Sousa

Colourist | Michael Higgins

Sound composer & mixer | Seán Mac Erlaine

Captions | Eat The Pips (Lucie McLaughlin)

Titles and credits designer | Or Studio (Kate Brangan & Jo Little)

Multi-channel editors | Lisa Freeman, Aoife Carolan

Intermission composition | Seán Mac Erlaine

With thanks to Miguel Amado, Alice Butler, Daniel Fitzpatrick, Michael Hill, Dan Reidy, Tewson Seeoun. Additional thanks Alexandra Balona, Vera Carmo, Helena Gouveia Monteiro, Sarah Grimes, Megan O’Driscoll, Dennis McNulty, Julie Weber

Originally commissioned by aemi and Sirius Arts Centre

Funded by the Arts Council of Ireland

Additional funding Kildare County Council

Supported by Temple Bar Gallery + Studios

© Lisa Freeman 2024