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Archive for August 2021

News

Artworks by Conall Cary and Marielle MacLeman installed at the new Mortuary in University Hospital Waterford

Date posted: 31 August 2021

Image shown: ‘Suaimhneas’ by Conall Cary, 2021. Commissioned by Waterford Healing Arts Trust under the Per Cent for Art Scheme for the new Mortuary at University Hospital Waterford.

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) has announced the installation of new artworks by artists Conall Cary and Marielle MacLeman at the recently opened Mortuary at University Hospital Waterford. Commissioned by WHAT under the Per Cent for Art Scheme – a government initiative where 1% of the cost of a publicly funded capital building development can be allocated to the commissioning of an artwork – the works were installed in July. Read More

News

Tea, Chats & Tunes

Date posted: 30 August 2021

Image shown: Tea, Chats and Tunes © Kids' Classics.

Covid protocols have created physical distance between families who have a loved one in a nursing home or healthcare setting. This has created 12 months of cumulative stress, especially when spouses and partners are separated and unable to physically connect. Global restrictions on travel have added enormous stress to some residents with children living in other countries, adding to already existing accessibility challenges. Read More

Opportunity

Waterford Healing Arts Trust invites artists to submit proposals to make UHW ‘a better place’

Date posted: 30 August 2021

Image shown: ‘On Beara’ by Anne McLeod, A Better Place selected artist 2020.

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) has announced an open call to artists based in Ireland to submit proposals for its A Better Place exhibition, which takes place at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) later in 2021. This annual exhibition aims to make UHW ‘a better place’ for all – patients, visitors and staff – by displaying original, uplifting artworks.  Read More

artsandhealth.ie news

Other People’s Practices: And More Besides – Publication funded by the artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary

Date posted: 29 August 2021

Image shown: Other People's Practices: And More Besides. Publication funded by the artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary award 2019 © John Conway.

Other People’s Practices brings artists and health service users of the Central Mental Hospital together to collaborate on projects. Founder and Director John Conway was awarded the artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary in 2019 to create a publication about Other People’s Practices, which was officially launched in August 2021. Read More

Opportunity

Arts and Inclusion Exploration Commissions with dlr Arts Office

Date posted: 26 August 2021

Image shown: 'Do we not laugh', performance by Loaded Dice Theatre Company 2019. Photo credit: Peter Cavanagh.

dlr Arts Office has launched two commissions aimed at supporting an artist/arts organisation who work or intend to work with people in either the field of Arts and Health or Arts and Disability in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County. Read More

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