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Other People’s Practices: And More Besides… Publication launch and artists panel talk

Date posted: 25 July 2021

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

Other People’s Practices (OPP) is an artist residency and research project. Phase 1 took place in Usher’s Island, a National Forensic Mental Health Service community centre in Dublin 8, and supported the production of collaborative, socially engaged projects with recovered and recovering service users of the Central Mental Hospital. Read More

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artsandhealth.ie announces 2021 bursary award recipients

Date posted: 2 July 2021

Image shown: artsandhealth.ie bursary recipients 2021: Sadhbh O'Sullivan, John Conway, Ciara Harrison.

The artsandhealth.ie bursary award 2021 was offered to artists working in participatory arts and health contexts to reflect on their practice. We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s bursary: visual artists Ciara Harrison and John Conway, and songwriter and musician Sadhbh O’Sullivan. Read More

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Volcano Days in the Writing Room by Sylvia Cullen

Date posted: 5 May 2021

Image shown: Publications & CD by KTAC Writers Group, edited by Sylvia Cullen.

Writer Sylvia Cullen was awarded an artsandhealth.ie artist bursary in 2020 to reflect on her 14-year creative writing residency at Killagoley Training & Activation Centre (KTAC) in Enniscorthy, a training centre for adults with mental health conditions. Developing an artistic relationship with participants over this many years, a rarity in arts and health practice, has led to compelling insights and a rich body of artistic work, now captured in Sylvia’s audio reflection, Volcano Days in the Writing Room. Read More

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artsandhealth.ie artist bursary 2021: reflecting on participatory arts and health practice

Date posted: 22 April 2021

The artsandhealth.ie artist bursary 2021 is now open for applications. This bursary is being offered to artists working in participatory arts and health contexts to reflect on their practice. Read More

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Cultural Leadership: Gráinne Hope in conversation with Moira Sinclair

Date posted: 25 March 2021

Image shown: L-R: Moira Sinclair and Gráinne Hope.

Gráinne Hope, founder and Artistic Director of Kids’ Classics, and Moira Sinclair, Chief Executive of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Chair of Clore Leadership, will explore the theme of cultural leadership, including its role within the field of arts and health, during a lunchtime conversation on 21 April. This event is produced by artsandhealth.ie as part of the Arts and Health Conversation Series 2021. Read More

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