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Archive for July 2014


Shadow Traders exhibition

Date posted: 23 July 2014

Image shown: Shadow Traders by Brett and McHarg

What happens when two artists explore the forsaken? Shadow Traders is an exhibition of ambitious new artwork produced collaboratively by Marie Brett and John McHarg exploring wondrous accounts of uneasy experience resonating in place and objects, particularly dis-owned and forgotten private collections. The exhibition is on view at Triskel Christchurch, Cork from Wednesday 6 August – Sunday 31 August. It will open on 6 August at 4pm. The artist and artist/art therapist collaboration Brett/McHarg, has seen ambitious and unconventional approaches to producing artwork, often exploring ideas of relational aesthetics, resulting in gallery and off-site exhibitions, participatory events and critical writings published in Ireland and Finland. Read More


The Starling Song Project featuring Liz Clark

Date posted: 22 July 2014

Image shown: Starling Song Project

As part of the Skibbereen Arts Festival, the Arts for Health Partnership Programme will present two projects: The Starling Song Project featuring Liz Clark at West Cork Hotel on Thursday 31 July at 7.30pm and an exhibition by residents of the Skibbereen Community Hospital entitled River Green at Field’s Coffee Shop from Monday 28 July to Monday 4 August.  Read More


New #wellMAKING project to demonstrate how craft activities improve wellbeing, UK

Date posted: 22 July 2014

Image shown: #wellMaking Craftivist Garden

The #wellMAKING Craftivists Garden is asking people from across the UK to knit, crochet and hand-embroider flowers while reflecting on the importance of wellbeing and what we need in order to flourish as individuals and as a society. Craft makers are urged to add their skills – and their thoughts – to this new project that will show how craft activities can improve wellbeing by involving participants in the fun, connected, sensory and mindful process of making things. Read More


Launch of HeadSpace 3

Date posted: 21 July 2014

Image shown: cover of HeadSpace3

A match made in a very quirky heaven; creative mental health magazine HeadSpace are teaming up with the fantastic comedy improv troupe The Improrphans to bring you a launch party for HeadSpace Issue 3. The launch will take place at White Lady Art, Wellington Quay, at 7 pm on Friday 25 July, and will feature readings for the magazine and comedy improv acts.

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Sketch assignment for a public art commission, Stockholm

Date posted: 16 July 2014

Stockholm County Council invites professional artists to apply for a sketch assignment for a public art commission at the upper part of the façade of Building 74 in the New Technology, Quarter, to be built in the hospital area at Södersjukhuset. Read More

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