Create News 35 – Art and Social Action International education in collaborative and socially engaged art

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Create News 35 – Art and Social Action International education in collaborative and socially engaged art

News · Create News Periodical 11 April 2024

Create’s role as a national resource organisation for collaborative arts has naturally led to a long history of engagement with third level arts education in Ireland. Our organisation has developed alongside the offer of third level institutions and the practice of those working in the sector over the past forty years. Create often acts as…

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Create News 34 – Evaluate This! Thinking out loud on process-based evaluation

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Create News 34 – Evaluate This! Thinking out loud on process-based evaluation

News · Create News Periodical 23 February 2024

Evaluating socially engaged arts practice can be a sensitive issue. This wide-ranging term describes a variety of artworks and projects, and so, how best to evaluate socially engaged practice evokes competing opinions about its character and value. In March 2023, Create invited Dr Gráinne Coughlan, postdoctoral researcher at TU Dublin, to unpick some of the…

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Create News 33 – Meditations on the role of the artist in the age of impending collapse

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Create News 33 – Meditations on the role of the artist in the age of impending collapse

News · Create News Periodical 23 February 2024

Rita Marcalo is the Artistic Director of Instant Dissidence, a dance company based in Cloughjordan Ecovillage. As a socially and ecologically engaged company, Instant Dissidence foregrounds the role of dance as a social engine. In 2020 Rita was awarded the Create and SIRIUS Arts Centre Artist Residency Award, funded through the Arts Council of Ireland’s…

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Create News 32 – The Artist Archive, A reflection by Creative Places Tuam Bursary awardees

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Create News 32 – The Artist Archive, A reflection by Creative Places Tuam Bursary awardees

News · Create News Periodical 23 February 2024

Jojo Hynes and Midie Corcoran, Tuam-based artists, were awarded a Creative Places Tuam Bursary in July 2020. The purpose of the bursary was to support and nurture socially engaged artists’ practice, specifically aimed at artists with a track record of working collaboratively with communities of place or interest. Jojo and Midie have used the time…

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Create News 29 – Land Walks: A Conversation on Identity, Belonging and the Irish Landscape

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Create News 29 – Land Walks: A Conversation on Identity, Belonging and the Irish Landscape

News · Create News Periodical 8 December 2020

Land Walks is a collaborative sound and visual art project by artist William Bock and residents of West Cork, that maps experiences of belonging and uprooting in the West Cork landscape through walking, storytelling and collaborative field recording. Over six months, William Bock walked with nine asylum seekers living in Clonakilty Lodge Direct Provision Centre…

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Create News 27: Time & Trust: Durational interventions in collaborative art

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Create News 27: Time & Trust: Durational interventions in collaborative art

Create News Periodical 19 June 2020

Artist Tania Bruguera researches ways in which art can be applied to everyday political life; focusing on the transformation of social affect into political effectiveness. Her long-term projects have been intensive interventions on the institutional structure of collective memory, education and politics. In 2018 and 2019, Bruguera created a number of interventions in Tate Modern,…

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Create News 24: Direct Provision Diary

 

Create News 24: Direct Provision Diary

Create News Periodical 7 June 2018

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…” Vukasin Nedeljkovic is an artist and founder of Asylum Archive. His recent works include Reiterating Asylum…

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