Connect to Art and change in Northern Ireland
Artists residency's, there are websites devoted to them and sometimes you wonder if you could spend your whole life going from one to another but I've just returned from my first one ever. The Inishlacken project has been run by, the very enthusiastic artist Rosie McGurran for 12 years. Every year she invites a selection of artists to come and spend some time on the Island that Gerard Dillon spent a year on in the 50's. Gerard Dillon brought up on the Falls Road went to Inishlacken as he…Continue
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This is the first part of a piece on the work I saw from Bbeyond/Black Market in May. More to follow. More blog posts can be found at: http://www.dhbricolage.net/?page_id=2181
Added by David Hughes on June 26, 2012 at 21:50 — No Comments
Wow, it's been a very long time since I was last on here, which is terrible of me. I've been very busyy and now that I'm free to focus on my own personal stuff I'll hopefully be a bit more active here.
Things are going well. Some time next week I should be putting prints up for sale in Pin.Up, the little shop in Belfast City Centre across from Grand Central (which is now a studio space/gallery I believe?). It would be lovely if that was even a little successful. If you're ever down…
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Can Jonathan and Conall last a week on £10 a week?
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Another year another degree show the urge to keep on creating just does not stop. I took a second and third look around the Degree and MFA shows last week and was particularly impressed by the Ceramics and Photography. All the photography seemed to have a strange stillness in it. I wonder if it's a trend? Leonardo De Vinchi 's at The Ulster Museum was well attended on the first day. Although the 10 pieces are small there is something of the immediacy of drawing that takes you back directly…Continue
Any groups, artists, organisations in the Ards Borough area; Get involved.
Ards Community Arts Network (ACAN) had another great meeting last night - things are really moving forward and we are starting to plan our launch and community arts showcase in September. If you are involved, or interested in Community Arts activity then give me a call to hear more about it - 91810803. (Amy McKelvey)
Our next meeting is Tuesday 23rd June and this will be the last before…
Creating art from narrative.
The work is exploring Urban Myths regarding mental health using the definition of ‘Myth’ by William Bascom.“They are accepted on faith; they are taught to be believed; and they can be cited as authority in answer to ignorance, doubt, or disbelief.”
The work is based on…Continue
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I though I might share with all the members a selection of what exactly people come to look at on the site and maybe encourage you all to keep your profiles up to date. Google analytic s helps keep a score on all aspects of the site and what people are looking at. The location of people who use the site mostly are Belfast , followed by Dublin , Edinburgh and Denmark? Go figure. Outside of searching for the site itself what brings people here the most if they are not members is actually…Continue
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I was so incredibly impressed with Belast over the weekend I just had to write about it.
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A damp late night art last week it was good to still see people out and about supporting the event, now we are supposed to be gliding into a couple of months of quieter gallery activity but as I sit down to make up the list from this week it really does not feel like it. I managed to see Warning this is Contemporary art gallery that opened recently and it makes a good edition to the Belfast art scene and we will all be looking forward to what ever it shows next. It shows there is an…Continue
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FE Mc Williams Gallery and others are looking for Trainees for their collection skills initiative www.nimc.co.uk for applications deadline 27th June.
Added by Bronagh Lawson on June 8, 2012 at 16:00 — No Comments
West Belfast partnership are looking for 4 artists/creative people living in West Belfast to have the opportunity to participate in some pop up spaces. www.westbelfast-partnership.com/news-events/88/calling-all-creatives
Added by Bronagh Lawson on June 8, 2012 at 15:34 — No Comments
Love it or loath it the RUA applications are out again, deadline end of July.Disappointing that they do not have any print prize anymore. www.royalulsteracademy.org
After working with Iraq veterans against the war it was interesting to come home to the exhibition at Belfast Exposed, Open shutters Iraq, giving yet another series of perspectives on just what is going on in the country. It was in particular the women's perspectives that rang true with a different kind of voice. The worry, the fear, the getting on with day to day life, as best you can. The incredible resilience. The exhibition is printed on a series of large stickers making…Continue
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http://www.houladreams.com/why-houla-dreams looking for participants. You know it makes sense.
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I am delighted to have received the Makers Award from ARTStap. My work is featured on the site and will be included in the next issue of the magazine.
About ARTStap: “The ARTStap magazine is published 3 times yearly, it supports and engages with the work of leading and emerging international…Continue