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Archive for September 2019

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Watch ‘Stories from the Well-Field’: artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary recipient 2018

Date posted: 29 September 2019

Image shown: Stories from the Well-Field: film still, Sharon Whooley.

Following a two-year residency in St. Joseph’s Unit, Bantry General Hospital, artist Tess Leak collaborated with a group of residents, puppeteer Eoin Lynch and composer Justin Grounds to create ‘Stories from the Well-Field’, bringing to life residents’ poems about enduring childhood friendships. Tess Leak and filmmaker Sharon Whooley were awarded the 2018 artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary to capture the project on film.  Read More


Friends and Family: Andy Parsons exhibition at Nazareth House, Sligo

Date posted: 29 September 2019

Image shown: Family and Friends: Andy Parsons at Nazareth House © Andy Parsons.

Since 2009, Andy Parsons has worked exclusively from direct observation making large-scale works in painting and drawing. Alongside these monumental works Andy has made a series of more intimate studies of the people around him – friends and family. These drawings are being exhibited for the first time at the Atrium Gallery in Nazareth House, Sligo.  Read More


Other People’s Practices: Artist Talk with Emma Finucane and Glenn Loughran

Date posted: 29 September 2019

Other People's Practices: Artist Talk with Emma Finucane and Glenn Loughran

Other People’s Practices (OPP) is an artist residency and research project founded and directed by John Conway that supports the production of collaborative, socially engaged projects in Usher’s Island, a forensic mental healthcare community setting in Dublin 8. NCAD Gallery will host Juncture One, a bridging event between the first and second OPP artist residencies, on 3 October 2019.  Read More


Call for artists: Helium Arts’ Midlands Artists Panel

Date posted: 27 September 2019

Image shown: Helium Arts Limerick Creative Health Hub_Summer Camp with artist Ciara Harrison 2019

Helium Arts, the national children’s arts and health organisation, invites applications from multidisciplinary artists with a participatory arts practice to join an artists’ panel and training programme for Helium’s future Midlands Children’s Creative Health Hub. Applicants must have experience of working with children and young people and an interest in the field of arts and health.  Read More


I’m Here But I’m Not: A photovoice exhibition of living with rheumatoid arthritis

Date posted: 23 September 2019

Image shown: Photovoice Exhibition: I'm Here But I'm Not

I’m Here But I’m Not is a photovoice exhibition showcasing the lived experience of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This exhibition is part of a study being conducted at University College Dublin’s Centre for Arthritis Research and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems to explore the self-management of rheumatoid arthritis. The launch will take place on 28 September 2019 at The Chocolate Factory Arts Centre in Dublin 1. Read More

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