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Search Results for: DOMINIC THORPE

Visualising long-term illness: artist’s talk


...tive Leaky Self Project ( www.livinggift.ie/leaky-self/blog ). McMahon has exhibited widely in Ireland and internationally. McMahon has masters in Art in the Contemporary World (combined pathway) from NCAD and a MB from TCD. Dominic Thorpe is a visual artist based in Dublin. By working primarily through live/performance based processes Thorpe explores presence and experience at the moment of encounter, both for the artist and audience. He has...…

The Creative Well

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...The Creative Well is an integrated participatory arts and health programme in County Kildare, supporting mental health and quality of life through the arts and within the context of local communities. The Creative Well was piloted and developed by Nicola Dunne and Catherine O’Grady in 2011....…

Arts and Health Check Up, Check In now open for bookings


...within a retail unit, Northsiders Shopping Centre, Dublin. Together with seven other artists she has founded Outpost Studios, Bray, is a committee member of the co-operative Common Ground, Bray and the arts collective RAFT. Dominic Thorpe is an Irish visual artist who works primarily through the body in performance, drawing, video and photography. He received an MA in Fine Art Practice from NCAD. His work often involves contextual and...…

No, wait…a solo exhibition by WHAT’s artist-in-residence


...sculpture and appropriated hospital equipment. The opening night performance is influenced by brief engagements with patients through the residency, and thoughts on palliative care. This exhibition will be launched by artist Dominic Thorpe. There will be a private view of the artworks in a public corridor of UHW at 6.30pm on 5 March. This will be followed by speeches and a performance by John Conway in the WHAT Centre for Arts and Health in the...…

Announcing artsandhealth.ie 2020 bursary recipients


...ber of beginner writers, who were nervous at the prospect of reading in public. These writers held their nerve, despite mental health challenges, and supported one another in reading their work in a variety of public and private settings: the day centre, Wexford Opera House, local radio, conferences, barracks, castles and museums. Poems from Beyond the Red Brick (exhibition curated by Catherine Marshall) and Crocodile Sky (exhibition curated by...…

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