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Archive for June 2014


Artistic Director for Sirius Arts Centre

Date posted: 20 June 2014

Sirius Arts Centre is a vibrant multidisciplinary arts centre located in east Cork in the town of Cobh, Co. Cork and has a reputation for delivering a quality local, national and international arts programme. The board of the Sirius arts centre is currently seeking an experienced Artistic Director / CEO to lead the future development of its dynamic arts programme for which the Sirius has developed an international reputation of excellence. Read More


WHAT announces its 2014 Artist in Residence

Date posted: 20 June 2014

Cell 3, 2013 by John Conway. A tapered structure comprised of 8 interlocking cast plaster keystones, activated during a set of performances.

The Waterford Healing Arts Trust has appointed John Conway as its 2014 Artist in Residence. John graduated from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin with an Honours Degree in Fine Art Sculpture in 2013. He has previously participated in residencies in Bucharest and Reykjavik. His art practice which spans performance, installation, sculpture and video, and has been exhibited in a range of contexts both nationally and internationally. Read More


Exploring confidentiality, decision making and consent

Date posted: 20 June 2014

Image shown: Exploring confidentiality, decision making and consent

Visual artist Sarah Ruttle is carrying out a research project supported by the Arts Council, to identify the tensions that arise in confidentiality, decision making and consent within arts and health participatory practice. Through this investigation Sarah is looking at how ethical constraints influence a commitment to artistic outcome through participatory art with its planning, art creation and curating of artwork for exhibition.  Read More


Helium Summer Film Screening

Date posted: 19 June 2014

Image shown: The Forge

Helium Arts will hold its annual film screening on 12 July 2014 at the Irish Museum of Modern Art. This screening will feature the premiere of The Forge joining participants from the Two Suitcases project and teen actors from Stage 51 Drama School. Shorts from the Cloudlands project for teenagers in hospital will also be showcased at this event.  Read More


World Music Day 2014 at West Cork Arts Centre

Date posted: 19 June 2014

Image shown: World Music Day 2014 at West Cork Arts Centre

On June 21 each year, music making is celebrated all around the world. Under the names Fête de la Musique, Love Live Music or World Music Day, this tradition has been going on since 1982, with celebrations taking place on the streets and in public spaces in cities, towns and villages across Europe. Since 2011, ‘The Open Door’ music sessions have been taking place at West Cork Arts Centre with a focus on accessible music making and community participation. In celebration of World Music Day a special ‘Open Door’ music session will take place at West Cork Arts Centre on North Street on Saturday 21 June from 1.00pm to 4.00pm in partnership with West Cork Mental Health. Read More

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