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Archive for November 2013


Artist commission Blackrock Hall, Primary Care Centre, Cork

Date posted: 28 November 2013

Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts on behalf of HSE South Cork Arts and Health Programme is seeking expressions of interest from artists with experience of working within the context of arts and health for a unique opportunity to create site-specific work for the HSE Floor, Blackrock Hall Primary Care Centre in Cork. Read More


Rhona Byrne awarded commission to work with patients of dementia unit

Date posted: 22 November 2013

Cowper Care, Dementia Care Unit, Dublin with support from Create have commissioned artist Rhona Byrne to develop a new site-specific project. The project involves exploring the notion of immersive and embodied landscapes with staff, family and patients at Cowper Care. Following a period of time spent in the unit, screening selected films, audio works, exploring colour and materials, the aim is to produce of a series of wearable sensory security blankets and construct a new sheltered space along the corridor of the care unit. Read More


Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust: Call for Submissions

Date posted: 22 November 2013

Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking applications for its 2014 exhibition programme.  GUH Arts Trust is the leading arts and health programme in the west of Ireland.  Artists/curators should keep in mind when submitting a proposal that we are programming for an acute hospital setting with vulnerable people and this will be considered in selecting exhibitions. As part of the exhibition programme the Trust is interested in artists/curators who wish to engage with their audience by including artists’ talks, workshops etc. as part of the exhibition.  The deadline for applications is  9 December 2013. Applications sent after this date will not be considered. Read More


An Exercise in Social Embroidery – five years of interactive Arts Cafés and Common Thread Café

Date posted: 22 November 2013

Image shown: An Experiment in Social Embroidery

Following its launch in October by Una McCarthy, the Arts Council’s Head of Festivals and Local Arts, the book An Exercise in Social Embroidery – five years of interactive Arts Cafés and Common Thread Café is now on sale on the Junction Festival website. Read More


Pat & Patricia: festive dance performance

Date posted: 18 November 2013

Pat & Patricia is a festive dance performance for older people which takes place on 16 December from 3 – 4pm in Dance Limerick, Johns Square, Limerick.  Pat & Patricia follows the adventures of two long-standing friends bound by a singular passion for dance. One day they hear of a special Christmas show being organised in the local theatre. The committee are looking for versatile performers. Pat and Patricia secretly audition, as they want to surprise their friends and families with a few new moves for Christmas. Come and join us and find out what happens…. Read More

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