Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios Artist Residency Award 2020

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Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios Artist Residency Award 2020

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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

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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

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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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2019 – a Busy Year for Create

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2019 – a Busy Year for Create

News 12 December 2019

As the year comes to a close, it’s important to look back on some highlights from 2019. None of our work would be possible without the support of our funders, the Arts Council, Dublin City Council, and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. We also wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to all…

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Arts Council AIC Scheme Bursary Award 2019: Collaborative Arts in Theatre – recipient

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Arts Council AIC Scheme Bursary Award 2019: Collaborative Arts in Theatre – recipient

News, Recipients 9 December 2019

Create is delighted to announce that Aisling Byrne has been awarded the Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2019: Collaborative Arts and Theatre. Byrne is a theatre artist with a practice in socially engaged & inclusive theatre making. Throughout the past decade she has predominantly collaborated with artists and arts participants with…

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Time & Trust: Durational interventions in collaborative art

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Time & Trust: Durational interventions in collaborative art

News 2 December 2019

Tania Bruguera in conversation with Dr. Áine O’Brien   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. Bruguera has been awarded…

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Miracle or Misunderstanding

 

Miracle or Misunderstanding

News, Featured publication 27 November 2019

A Miracle or Misunderstanding: Socially Engaged Practices in the Art Prospect Network Countries. Field reports from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. “Socially engaged art in the former Soviet countries is either a miracle or a misunderstanding, for there are too many reasons why it should not exist.” This quote,…

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Open Call: Artists and the City Masterclass with Jeanne Van Heeswijk

 

Open Call: Artists and the City Masterclass with Jeanne Van Heeswijk

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Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios (FSAS) Artists and the City programme strand is concerned with collaborative practice and the city. Questions being explored through the programme include how do artists engage with the city, and what role does collaborative socially engaged arts play in animating greater engagement with key issues of sustainable development, accessible…

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MASI Journal No. 1

 

MASI Journal No. 1

News, Featured publication 8 October 2019

MASI Journal No. 1 is the first journal produced by MASI (Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland), which coincided with their conference “Towards a More Human Asylum Process”, held at Liberty Hall on the 5th October 2019. This beautifully designed and produced journal, 123 pages and in striking full colour, is a substantial representation of the…

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