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What Next? Arts and Ageing Resources

Date posted: 17 October 2021

Image shown: Kevin Jones demonstrating how to splice when netting. Image courtesy of Colette Lewis.

What Next? tells the story of four artists who worked with older people on a project that broke the mould. Their stories are told through the Arts and Ageing Podcast series. The What Next? programme will also include Arts and Ageing Workshops and Arts and Ageing e-Publication, both providing a toolkit for those working with older people. All of these resources reflect on real life projects that go beyond the normal templates for working with older people.  Read More


The Day-Crossing Farm: launch of documentary film and research archive

Date posted: 16 October 2021

'Growhouse' by Marie Brett. Photo credit: Jed Niezgoda.

The Day-Crossing Farm is a large-scale immersive installation with live performance exploring issues of human trafficking, modern-day-slavery and drug farming, created by visual artist Marie Brett with a large team of contributors including people with lived experience of trafficking and forced labour. Read More


Cards Created By You: Staff Art Project at Tallaght University Hospital

Date posted: 28 September 2021

Image shown: Cards Created By You: Staff art project at Tallaght University Hospital.

Staff at Tallaght University Hospital were invited to take part in the ‘Cards Created by You’ project in 2020, initiated by the TUH Arts Department. Over 65 submissions were received using varied artistic mediums such as photography, painting and drawing. Eighteen images were chosen to feature as greeting card designs.  Read More


Get involved: Arts and Creative Charter for Older People

Date posted: 28 September 2021

The Arts and Creative Charter for Older People, developed by Age & Opportunity, aims to raise the standard of arts practice in relation to older people and to create confidence amongst older people in relation to participating in the arts in Ireland. The initiative is an alignment and collaboration between arts policymakers, practitioners and the public. Read More


New Documentary: Yes, But Do You Care? by Marie Brett

Date posted: 24 September 2021

Image shown: Marie Brett, Yes, But Do You Care?, 2021, single channel video. Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art.

Yes, But Do You Care? is a body of cross-disciplinary art works created by visual artist Marie Brett and choreographer / dancer Philip Connaughton in collaboration with members of the Dementia Carers Campaign Network.  Read More

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