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

News, Opportunities

 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

News, Opportunities

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

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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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We Only Want the Earth: Artist Residency 2

We Only Want The Earth  

We Only Want the Earth: Artist Residency 2

News, Opportunities

A4 Sounds in partnership with Create and Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland (MASI) invite applications from artists who are seeking or have sought international protection in Ireland, for a four-month residency award as part of the We Only Want the Earth 2020 programme. The residency will run from May to August 2020. The residency opportunity…

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Create awarded Creative Places tender by Arts Council

Creative Places: Tuam  

Create awarded Creative Places tender by Arts Council

News 23 January 2020

Create is proud to announce that we have been awarded the tender to manage the pilot programme of Creative Places Ireland, to take place in Tuam, Co Galway. Creative Places Ireland is a three-year pilot programme, led by the Arts Council, for communities around the country that have not previously had opportunities to benefit from…

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AIC Scheme Case Study: Irish Aphasia Theatre

Artist in the Community Scheme  

AIC Scheme Case Study: Irish Aphasia Theatre

News 17 January 2020

Funded by the Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme Irish Aphasia Theatre (IAT) is a socially engaged theatre and arts and health company working in professional theatre, community and health settings. IAT uses theatre to artistically engage, train, facilitate and produce the work of participants who have cognitive, communication and physical disabilities. In particular,…

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