2020 AIC Scheme Bursaries – Cultural Diversity and Human Rights

Artist in the Community Scheme  

2020 AIC Scheme Bursaries – Cultural Diversity and Human Rights

News, Opportunities Apply before: 17 August 2020

2020 marks ten years since the Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme Bursary award was inaugurated. We are pleased to announce that this year, we will award two AIC Scheme bursary awards. The first will focus on the theme of Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity, and specifically aims to support an artist from a minority…

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Create and Sirius Arts Centre Artist Residency Award Open Call

Artist in the Community Scheme  

Create and Sirius Arts Centre Artist Residency Award Open Call

News, Opportunities Apply before: 20 July 2020

Create and Sirius Arts Centre invite expressions of interest from collaborative artists with a minority ethnic background, and more broadly from a migrant background, for a residency award at Sirius Arts Centre in Cobh, Co. Cork. The residency takes place across both Sirius Arts Centre and The Guesthouse Project in Cork city and provides opportunities…

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AIC Scheme 2020: Successful Recipients

 

AIC Scheme 2020: Successful Recipients

News, Recipients 10 June 2020

Congratulations to all successful applicants to the AIC Scheme in 2020, who come from a range of art forms and contexts. In recognition of the severe limitations in place due to physical distancing and the challenges this poses to artists and communities, we offered and granted Research and Development Awards only (both with and without…

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Create Reading Group on Socially Engaged Collaborative Art

Artist in the Community Scheme  

Create Reading Group on Socially Engaged Collaborative Art

News 26 May 2020

Create is happy to invite artists and other interested socially engaged practitioners based in Ireland to become members of our virtual Reading Group. The Reading Group is coordinated by Create’s Cultural Diversity Researcher Evgeny Shtorn, and will have its first meeting on the 9th of June, from 1 to 2pm. The group will meet twice…

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Creative Places Tuam Artist Bursary

Creative Places: Tuam  

Creative Places Tuam Artist Bursary

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 Community Solidarity through Collaborative Practices Creative Places Tuam is seeking applications from artists connected to the Tuam area whose collaborative socially engaged practice has been disrupted due to the COVID 19 restrictions. Collaborative practice is relational. The work develops because of direct and often durational encounters between artists and communities of interest and place. We…

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Create programming changes due to Covid 19

 

Create programming changes due to Covid 19

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What does socially engaged arts practice look like at a time of social distancing? Instinctively, we prefer to alter the language here. Along with the WHO we prefer to think in terms of physical distancing and social solidarity. At this time of physical distancing we need more than ever to amplify the means of social…

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Resources for collaborative artists during Covid 19

 

Resources for collaborative artists during Covid 19

News 19 March 2020

This is a challenging time for artists and communities alike. As the national development agency for collaborative arts we are taking steps to ensure we continue to offer supports. Here is some information and resources for artists. Resources/ Information: The Arts Council The Arts Council has announced that they will honour funding commitments made to…

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Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios Artist Residency Award 2020

Artist in the Community Scheme  

Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios Artist Residency Award 2020

News, Opportunities

Update 30th March 2020: Due to COVID-19, it is not possible to co-host the Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios Artist Residency Award in June as planned and therefore we are necessarily exploring alternative dates. We will post an update when normal working frameworks have been re-established. Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios Artist Residency Award Open…

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Save the Date: Arts and Health Check Up Check In 2020

 

Save the Date: Arts and Health Check Up Check In 2020

News 12 February 2020

Following the tremendous success of last year’s event in Waterford, artsandhealth.ie/ Waterford Healing Arts Trust, along with partners Create, Fingal County Council Arts Office, and Draíocht, is delighted to announce that Arts and Health Check Up Check In 2020 takes place at Draíocht in Blanchardstown, Dublin, on Thursday 23 April. The keynote speaker will be Dr Jenny Elliott, Artistic Director…

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Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the 21st Century

 

Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the 21st Century

News, Featured publication 10 February 2020

In our chaotic world of co-opted imagery, does art still have power? This provocation features on the dustjacket of Seeing Power, by writer and curator Nato Thompson, who throughout this book investigates the impact of this flood of imagery means for those committed to socially engaged art and activism. Thompson discusses the work of some…

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