Create and partner the Immigrant Council of Ireland are pleased to announce an online information session for the AIC Scheme Bursary on Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity.
On Thursday 22nd July, Create will host an information event for artists in relation to this bursary. In this information session Áine Crowley, Programme Manager, Arts and Engagement, will outline the Bursary, answering any questions you might have about making an application. She will be joined by Teresa Buczkowska, Integration Manager at The Immigrant Council of Ireland, who are partnering with Create on the 2021 Bursary award on Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity.
The focus of discussion will frame the context of this Bursary, the application process and how a Bursary could help facilitate and support experiment, research and professional development. Artist Amir Abualrob, previous Bursary recipient (Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity, 2020), will speak to their experience and the role the Bursary played in the development of their practice.
The bursary closes for applications on the 16th August.
Amir Abualrob is a Palestinian refugee and theatre maker. In 2013 they joined The Freedom Theatre (TFT), Jenin refugee camp, Palestine and completed 4 years of study in Theatre and Cultural Resistance. In 2017 they worked with TFT school as a facilitator. They have been a part of the LGBT movement in Palestine. In July 2019 they took a course in Character & Scene Study at The Lir, Dublin. They performed in and co-devised The Bed at Cairde Sligo Arts Festival 2020. In Oct 2020 they were the recipient of the AIC bursary award for Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity.