Connect to Art and change in Northern Ireland
On 8th-9th February 2012, the MA Art in Public students, staff and alumni
Alice Burns, Ciara O’Malley, Julie Miller, Susanne Bosch and Fiona Whelan will attend the
Conference “radius of art”
Creative politicization of the public sphere
Cultural potential forces for social transformation
Heinrich Boell Foundation, Berlin
Prominent participants of the conference with 250…Continue
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When should you start taking children to a contemporary art gallery? I had my two nieces on Saturday for the day aged 3 and 9, both being country children I thought it would be nice to get them to see a bit of city life. First we went to Mo Mowlam childrens play park at Stormont, and with great gusto they threw themselves into every slide and swing. The three year old then wanted to know if we were going to Ikea ? no we were going to a gallery next, not a shop.As we parked down an alley way…Continue
World Community Arts Day's aim as on thier website is:
ART AS A CATALYST FOR CARING AND SHARING.
All we ask of you:…Continue
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ARTISTS WANTED: We are a new gallery seeking to represent emerging artists in Northern Ireland. We don't care who you are or where your work has been sold before, just so long as you have talent! If you want to get in touch about selling your work through us, email firstname.lastname@example.org with some images of your work. For more information, visit www.johnstreetgallery.com - thanks!
Down Community Arts are looking for people from all backgrounds to apply to sit on its board of trustees.
If successful in applying you will have an excellent opportunity to improve your community through assisting the organisation in achieving its goal of ‘Enhancing Community Arts Experiences in the Down Area’.
For further information contact DCA Project Manager Philip Campbell on 028 44615703 or alternatively you can e – mail him at email@example.com.
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When I was a school in Downpatrick there was a joke that all us children shouted at each other when someone was taking a photograph. "Who do you think you are Bobby Havery?" Bobby Hanvey was the local photographer who worked for the Down Recorder, he was always seen out and about with his camera. I called into the new art centre in Downpatrick this week and their first exhibition is "About faces" a selection from his 70,000 archive of photos taken in the area since the…Continue
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2012 marks the 18th anniversary of Array Studios in Belfast. We have a great line up of events to celebrate this. Keep an eye out for the week long series of open studio events we have planned at the end of April. We will keep you all updated on Creative Change NI, Facebook and you can find out more on our website www.arraystudios.co.uk
For now, we begin the year with a group show:…Continue
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We are now taking submissions of work for our Titanic themed arts showcase which shall run for the month of April.
Artists such as Brian Mullan, Gerry Gleason, Sean Johnson and Leslie Anderson are already onboard.
If anyone else is interested please get in contact with us at the arts centre.
We have 3 spaces to exhibit the work in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter on the cobble streets at 8 Commercial court by the Duke of York Bar .…Continue
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The most interesting thing I went to last week (apart from my studio) was a talk loyalist or Royalist murals at The Ulster Museum, a couple of things were sorted out for me, one question was "Why were there so many protestant murals before their were Catholic ones? answer because the protestants were in charge. Also why did the mural in East Belfast move from ones about King Billy to large scale wall murals, answer, they started around the time…Continue
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A Draw Down the Walls exhibition with Tar Isteach, Ardoyne Women’s Group and Bunscoil Bheann Mhadagáin.
Launch: 6pm – 8pm,
Venue: Golden Thread Gallery, Project Space
Exhibition runs until…Continue
Bronagh asked me to share images of one of my recent installations.
I meditated before sculpting each porcelain bird individually.…Continue
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http://www.fire-cracker.org/ with thanks from Source twitter feed.
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This international exhibition will consist of eighteen print works with a thematic core of work inspired by the word and letters of touch.
This project was initiated by Tricia Treacy and Ashley John Pigford as a collaborative exploration of the interplay between venerable/archaic and experimental/modern technology in the effort to produce a hybrid form of typographic design where the…Continue
Are you an artist /craftsperson who would like to work in a rural studio facility. I am in the planning process of starting and building an exciting new artist led development close to Clandeboye Estate at Ballyskeagh High Newtownards Co Down Northern Ireland. The planned development will be situated on an old tarmac stock car track hidden in a small valley with views over Bangor and beyond to Scotland. I intend to build a saukenei smokeless kiln, which is a wood fired kiln that produces…Continue