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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


HARD CARE: Project Launch

Date posted: 24 June 2021

Image shown: HARD CARE by David McGovern

HARD CARE is a socially-engaged art project by David McGovern making visible people, acts and places of care that sit outside the norm. An online project launch on 30 June will offer an introduction to the concept, with research and speculative direction outlined.
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Our World in a Window: Children’s touring exhibition by Helium Arts

Date posted: 23 June 2021

Our World in a Window by Helium Arts: Artist Chelsea Canavan's son is pictured in front of their Limerick home © Chelsea Canavan.

Our World in a Window is a window gallery exhibition featuring the animations and mechanised artwork produced by 49 children across 18 counties on Helium Arts’ Distance Creates remote programme. The exhibition is touring this summer to six locations: Cork City, Dublin City, Galway City, Kilkenny City, Limerick City and Longford Town. Read More


Conference – Creative Lives: Tackling Inequalities

Date posted: 22 May 2021

Creative Lives: Tackling Inequalities (2-3 June) investigates how creative health approaches and social prescribing can be used to connect and communicate life through generations.  Read More


In Conversation

Public Art in Healthcare: Claire Meaney in conversation with George O’Neill and Conall Cary

Date posted: 5 May 2021

Image shown: Per Cent for Art commission for Waterford Residential Care Centre, 2020, etched and laser cut brass, designed and created by Conall Cary with Peter McMorris. 

*This event has been rescheduled for Wednesday 30 June in light of ongoing disruption to HSE networks across Ireland caused by a cyber attack.*

The joys and challenges of Per Cent for Art Scheme commissioning in healthcare settings will be discussed during a lunchtime conversation on Wednesday 30 June. Claire Meaney, Director of Waterford Healing Arts Trust, will be joined by George O’Neill, Project Manager for HSE Estates in the South East, and artist Conall Cary.  Read More

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