AIC Scheme: Increased Award Amounts and Timeframes announced

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AIC Scheme: Increased Award Amounts and Timeframes announced

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Beginning in 2017, Create, working closely with the Arts Participation team in the Arts Council, have been engaged in a period of research and policy making within the Artist in the Community Scheme. An aim of this work was to increase the capacity and engagement of artists and communities from minority ethnic and migrant backgrounds…

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AIC Scheme Case Study: Otolith

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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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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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AIC Scheme 2020 Round Two: Successful Recipients

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AIC Scheme 2020 Round Two: Successful Recipients

News, Recipients 19 November 2020

Congratulations to all successful applicants to the AIC Scheme (Round Two) in 2020, who come from a range of art forms and contexts. Read more about each recipient, and their planned course of work, below.   Research and Development Award Alisha Doody will work with the Stairlings Collective on the research and development of an…

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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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AIC Scheme Bursary: Collaborative Arts and Human Rights

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AIC Scheme Bursary: Collaborative Arts and Human Rights

News, Opportunities Deadline expired

Create is delighted to announce the second Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2020: Collaborative Arts and Human Rights, in partnership with the Irish Council for Civil Liberties. This bursary aims to support individual professional artists working in collaborative socially engaged arts practice. The purpose of the award is to support and nurture professional arts…

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Create and Sirius Arts Centre Artist Residency Award recipient: Rita Marcalo

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Create and Sirius Arts Centre Artist Residency Award recipient: Rita Marcalo

News, Recipients 12 August 2020

We are pleased to announce Rita Marcalo as the recipient of the Create and Sirius Arts Centre Artist Residency Award.  Marcalo is a socially-engaged practitioner whose work resists the idea of art as an object produced by a special kind of person called the ‘artist’. Instead, her work is co-created in dialogue with (and performed…

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AIC Scheme Round Two Reinstated

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AIC Scheme Round Two Reinstated

News, Opportunities Deadline expired

Funding for Artist in the Community Scheme reinstated The Arts Council and Create are delighted to announce a second round to the Artist in the Community Scheme 2020. With additional funding from Government, we will now proceed with a second round of the Artist in the Community Scheme 2020. This scheme offers funding to enable…

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Create and Sirius Arts Centre Artist Residency Award Open Call

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Create and Sirius Arts Centre Artist Residency Award Open Call

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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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