Catalyst Residency Recipient 2024 announcement: Fatoumata Gandega

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Catalyst Residency Recipient 2024 announcement: Fatoumata Gandega

News · Recipients 13 May 2024

Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios are delighted to announce Fatoumata Gandega as the recipient of the 2024 Catalyst Residency Award. Fatoumata Gandega is a multidisciplinary artist who focuses her craft on the sense of belonging from the Black and Brown immigrant experience in Occident. Through her work, she aims to amplify marginalised voices by…

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Intercultural Dialogues: a new cross-border initiative

 

Intercultural Dialogues: a new cross-border initiative

News 7 May 2024

We are delighted, with our partners ArtsEkta, to have been funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs Shared Island Civic Society Fund for a new cross-border initiative “Intercultural Dialogues”. This project will connect, upskill and commission socially-engaged artists from diverse backgrounds on both sides of the Northern Irish border. Together, we will select artists and…

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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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Catalyst residency with Create & Fire Station Artists’ Studios

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Catalyst residency with Create & Fire Station Artists’ Studios

News · Opportunities Deadline expired

The Catalyst Residency, offered in partnership between Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios (FSAS), offers a socially engaged artist from an under-represented ethnic background a one-month residency in Dublin 1 during June 2024. The residency is intended as an artist-led incubation period which allows them to develop their practice and their networks with targeted support…

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AIC Scheme 2024 (Round One) open for applications

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AIC Scheme 2024 (Round One) open for applications

News · Opportunities Deadline expired

The 2024 Deadlines for the AIC Scheme are 5pm Monday 25th March (Round One) and Mon 30th September (Round Two). Applications are now OPEN for Round One. This includes the following awards: Research and Development Award (without mentoring) Research and Development Award (with Mentoring) Recent Graduate Research and Development Award (with Mentoring) Project Realisation Award…

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Create joins Coalition 2030

 

Create joins Coalition 2030

News 25 January 2024

We are happy to announce our membership of Coalition 2030, Ireland’s national advocacy and engagement coalition for the Sustainable Development Goals. Sustinable Development means meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. A very significant part of Coalition 2030’s work is to advocate for improved…

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2023 in review

 

2023 in review

News 12 December 2023

2023 was a year filled with professional development opportunities, artist advisory support, awards, bursaries, public events and more. We also welcomed two new staff members, Jennifer Fitzgibbon, Research and Learning Manager, and Jenny Corcoran, Operations Officer, bringing our core team up to ten people. We are delighted to continue to support the work of collaborative…

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