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AIC Scheme Bursary Info Session September 2023
Killing Time (2019), a collaboration between Cathy Coughlan and Vukašin Nedeljković. Dancer: Mateusz Szczerek. Photo: Cathy Coughlan

AIC Scheme Bursary Info Session September 2023

Information session

20th Sept 2023

10am - 12pm


No longer available

price & booking
This event is offered free of charge, though booking is essential. Attendees will be emailed instructions on how to attend online, in advance of the event.

On Wednesday 20th September, 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.

The focus of discussion will frame the context of this Bursary, the application process and how a Bursary could help facilitate and support experimentation, research and professional development. Multidisciplinary artist Cathy Coughlan, previous Bursary recipient (Collaborative Arts and Dance, 2014), will speak to her experience and the role the Bursary played in the development of her practice.

The bursary closes for application on the 16th of October.


Cathy Coughlan is a multidisciplinary artist working across visual arts, film and dance-theatre contexts, as well as devising site specific and community responsive projects Nationwide. She is currently Head of Project Potential at Project Arts Centre. As an artist working in a collaboration with communities she has delivered projects and performances in association with Kildare County Council, Visual Gallery Carlow, Tipperary Dance Platform, Tallaght Community Arts, RADE, Common Ground, Create, Focus Ireland, the Fatima Regeneration Project, Bealtainne Festival, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Dublin City Council, Dance Ireland and Coisceim Dance Theatre – Broadreach.


Bursary Clinic, 27th September


In addition to the information session, Create is also offering an online Bursary Clinic to potential applicants. The Bursary Clinic offers artists/applicants 30 minute one to one advice and support on their application with one of the Create team or artist Cathy Coughlan. For example, you may want to tease out your idea, need some additional guidance on the application process, want to discuss / need additional guidance on what you can/should apply for to meet your collaborative practice development needs. Artists who attend the information session will have first access to the Clinic.


related programme
Artist in the Community Scheme