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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2021 in Review

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2021 in Review

News 16 December 2021

In 2021, Create reaffirmed our commitment to connecting artists, communities, arts and civil society organisations in our belief that by working together, artists and communities can purposefully explore how collaborative arts engage in distinct, relevant and powerful ways with the urgent social, cultural and political issues of our times. January In January, we published a…

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Create Networking Day 2020 goes Online

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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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Create News 27: Time & Trust: Durational interventions in collaborative art

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Create News 27: Time & Trust: Durational interventions in collaborative art

Create News Periodical 19 June 2020

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. In 2018 and 2019, Bruguera created a number of interventions in Tate Modern,…

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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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Learning Lab: Art, Cultural Democracy and the City

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Learning Lab: Art, Cultural Democracy and the City

News 29 August 2019

Art, Cultural Democracy and the City is a conversation focusing on who and what makes a city, a partnership between Create, Counterpoints Arts and Crawford Art Gallery Cork, taking place with a group of invited participants, on September 27th 2019. Cork city is facing a range of exciting, overlapping developments with nonetheless physical and infrastructural…

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Create National Networking Day 2019 – Fully Booked!

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Create National Networking Day 2019 – Fully Booked!

News 28 July 2019

Join Create and partners Crawford Art Gallery (Cork), Counterpoints Arts (London), Cork City Arts Office and Heart of Glass (St Helens) for Create’s 2019 Networking Day for Collaborative Arts. Where: Millenium Hall, Cork City Centre When: 26th September 2019 Please visit the Event page (below) for full programme and booking information *Please note that this event…

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A Blade of Grass

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A Blade of Grass

Featured publication 24 May 2019

On a regular ongoing basis, Create staff will recommend an article, book, or performance that has caught their eye. This month, we’re doing something a bit different! We’re so often impressed by the work of A Blade of Grass, that we wanted to highlight just some of the great resources – videos, articles, and interviews, they…

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