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Archive for March 2014

News

Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival Launch Writing Competition

Date posted: 26 March 2014

The organisers of the Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival  have launched a new competition for writers, asking for submissions on the topic of Power. The organisers have left the brief remain quite open, to allow writers to address the theme in any way they see fit – or as the organisers put it: We are interested in your interpretation of the theme and encourage innovative and diverse perspectives – the limit is your imagination.
Entries will be accepted until Friday 25 July at 5pm. Visit the SHMAFF website for more details, and download the application form here  

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Opportunity

Twilight Programme Position Vacant

Date posted: 25 March 2014

Applications are now invited for the position of Creative Arts Facilitator (Relief Panel). The main purpose of the role is to plan and deliver Twilight Programme group activities to in-patients of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, with the main focus on evenings and weekends as agreed.  Place of work will be at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, James’s Street, Dublin 8, incorporating St Edmundsbury Hospital, Lucan & Dean Clinics.

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Opportunity

Jim McNaughton – Tilestyle €10,000 Artist’s Bursary

Date posted: 25 March 2014

The Jim McNaughton/TileStyle €10, 000 bursary will be awarded towards the evolution of a work, body of work or project by an emerging artist(s) in any art form. The bursary is designed to develop an artist’s creative practice and help take an idea to realisation, whether that be in writing, composing, performing, or creating in a visual or other medium. Nominations must be made by a partnering business, arts or other organisation, and should include up to 800 words on the artist(s), the partnership, and how the bursary will be used.

Awarded as part of the Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2013, the Bursary is for projects and the development of ideas realised before 1 September 2014.

The closing date for receipt of nominations is 5pm, Tuesday 6 May 2014.

For more information please contact Rowena Neville on +00353 (0)1 6725336 or e-mail at awards@businesstoarts.ie
To download the application form please visit: www.businesstoarts.ie/awards

Opportunity

Creative Exchanges

Date posted: 25 March 2014

Age & Opportunity’s Creative Exchanges course offers high-quality training that leads to a FETAC Level 6 award. You will develop the skills that you need to plan and facilitate arts activities for older people in residential and day care settings.
In line with the person-centred approach promoted by HIQA National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People, this course is designed to help you to provide meaningful and purposeful opportunities to engage older people in arts activities.

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Opportunity

Call for applications: artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary

Date posted: 21 March 2014

artsandhealth.ie invites applications from arts and health practitioners (artists working in healthcare settings, healthcare professionals, arts and health partnerships etc.) for a bursary to produce documentation of an arts and health project. The proposed documentation can take the form of a short film / audio documentary and / or publication which can be widely disseminated with a view to encouraging high quality, creative documentation of arts and health practice and creating a greater national understanding of the nature of this practice. The deadline for application is Friday, 30 May at 12 noon.    Read More

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