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The Infrastructure of Public ArtCREATE NEWS 25

The Infrastructure of Public Art

Caroline Cowley in conversation with Grainne Coughlan

"Working with artists within the local authority has the potential to change how we all do things. I am aware too that while the artist may work on these local platforms, their reputational reach is International. I am interested in how the local responds to the global through art, where the site/s are constantly shifting and making different connections back to Fingal."

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Caroline Cowley is Public Art Officer for Fingal County Council, Grainne Coughlan is a PhD candidate at the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media, at Dublin Institute of Technology, and a freelance writer and researcher. Against the backdrop of the launch of Infrastructure, Fingal Arts Office per cent for art programme 2017 – 2021, Create News 25 features an excerpt of a conversation they had concerning Public Art, arts infrastructure, local authorities and the distinction between collaborative, co-produced and socially engaged art.

Create News 24

Direct Provision Diary – CREATE NEWS 24

Direct Provision Diary

Vukasin Nedeljkovic

"There are many people of different nationalities speaking their native languages. Men, women, and children wait impatiently to be assessed. I am brought to a small room where two forensic officials take my fingerprints..."

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Vukasin Nedeljkovic is an artist and founder of Asylum Archive. His recent works include Reiterating Asylum Archive: documenting direct provision in Ireland, 2018 and Asylum Archive: an Archive of Asylum and Direct Provision in Ireland, 2016, 2017.

Vukasin was recently awarded the 2017 Arts Council Artist in the Community scheme Bursary: Art and Activism, and is currently working on an Asylum Archive publication, featuring artworks and essays. For Create News number 24, Vukasin shared his experience in Direct Provision and his ongoing work with Asylum Archive.

Create News – Chris Baldwin on Talking Between Statues

Talking Between StatuesCREATE: NEWS 23 – November 2017

Talking Between Statues

Chris Baldwin

Chris Baldwin, creative director for Galway2020, is widely known for Teatro de Creación, an approach to making large scale interdisciplinary performance about place, for that place and in deep collaboration with the people of that place. He discusses some of his work before coming to Ireland and offers us a glimpse into how his approach will bring interesting insights to Galway´s preparations to become the European capital of culture in 2020.

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