AIC Scheme Case Study: Otolith

Artist in the Community Scheme  

AIC Scheme Case Study: Otolith

News 15 January 2021

Ruairí Ó’Donnabháin, Comharchumann Chléire and the community of Cape Clear Island Funded by the Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme Otolith is the second in a series of works instigated by artist Ruairí Ó’Donnabháin under the title ‘Archipelagic Thinking’. The performance event and resulting sculpture is a collaboration between Ó’Donnabháin, composer Seán Ó’Dálaigh, goldsmith…

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We Only Want The Earth: Residency 1 2021

We Only Want The Earth  

We Only Want The Earth: Residency 1 2021

News, Opportunities Deadline expired

A4 Sounds in partnership with Create and Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) invite applications from trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming artists for a four-month residency award as part of the We Only Want the Earth 2021 programme. The residency will run from Feburary to May 2021. The residency opportunity aims to support an artist based in…

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2020: A Year Like No Other

 

2020: A Year Like No Other

News 15 December 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, we take this moment to reflect on a year unlike any other. To all our colleagues – artists, community activists, key stakeholders and project partners – we say a sincere thank you for your work with us this year. Despite such challenging times, which saw many projects interrupted, plans…

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AIC Scheme Bursary Award Recipient (Collaborative Arts and Human Rights): Tobi Balogun

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AIC Scheme Bursary Award Recipient (Collaborative Arts and Human Rights): Tobi Balogun

News, Recipients 14 December 2020

Create and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties are pleased to announce Tobi Balogun as the recipient of the Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2020: Collaborative Arts and Human Rights. Tobi is an artist based in Dublin and Carlow, working across Dance, Theatre, Fashion and Design. As a professional member of Dance Ireland and founding…

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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 Networking Day 2020 goes Online

Networking Day  

Create Networking Day 2020 goes Online

News 12 November 2020

We are pleased to announce details of Networking Day 2020, which seeks to take stock of collaborative and socially engaged arts practice in a year unlike any other. The Networking Day brings together artists and community and cultural practitioners to share practice and to exchange in the context of the unique challenges this year has presented…

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Creative Places Tuam website launched

Creative Places: Tuam  

Creative Places Tuam website launched

News 6 November 2020

Creative Places Tuam today launched a website which will bring together information, news, events and opportunities from the three year cultural programme. The site aims to amplify collaborative arts practice in the town and its hinterlands, connecting artists, business people, young people, and the wider community.  Creative Places Tuam is for everyone – whether you…

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Creative Places Tuam Seeding Fund: Recipients

Creative Places: Tuam  

Creative Places Tuam Seeding Fund: Recipients

News, Recipients 23 October 2020

We are delighted to announce the recipients of the Creative Places Tuam Seeding Fund. This fund was established in order to respond to the challenge posed by Covid 19 to artists and communities alike. The Seeding Fund enables individuals and groups to fund research or projects that will happen in and benefit the people of…

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Beyond the Now: opening new creative, cultural and political affinities for a post-pandemic world

Beyond the Now  

Beyond the Now: opening new creative, cultural and political affinities for a post-pandemic world

News 15 October 2020

Create is delighted to introduce  ‘Beyond the Now’ a syndicated social practice platform, founded by partners based and working in locations across the globe. Beyond the Now aims to open new creative, cultural and political affinities for a post-pandemic world. Beside Create, partners include Counterpoints Arts, Open University,  Plymouth College of Art, Ettijahat, Coculture, and Mozilla Festival….

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AIC Scheme Bursary Award Recipient (Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity): Amir Abu Alrob

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AIC Scheme Bursary Award Recipient (Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity): Amir Abu Alrob

News, Recipients 30 September 2020

Create and the Irish Refugee Council are pleased to announce Amir Abu Alrob as the recipient of the Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2020: Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity. Amir is an actor and theatre-maker originally from Palestine, who has recently received Refugee status in Ireland. Amir has over six years’ experience as…

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Open Call: Submissions to New Publication on Socially Engaged Arts Practice

 

Open Call: Submissions to New Publication on Socially Engaged Arts Practice

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Contested Narratives, Places and Futures: Socially Engaged Art Practice in Ireland Editors: Helen Carey, Fire Station Artists’ Studios| Alan Grossman and Anthony Haughey, Centre for Socially Engaged Practice-Based Research, Technological University Dublin| Ailbhe Murphy, Create Preface: Gregory Sholette, Social Practice CUNY (City University New York), USA Publisher: Cork University Press Publication Date: 2022 Submission Deadline:…

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