Connect to Art and change in Northern Ireland
I am hoping that some of you will be able to support me as I have been offered a fantastic opportunity to travel to New Zealand for an intensive one to one residency with Mark Graver. I have art on offer from £5, I know it is tight for everyone these days but it would be great if you could support me. Full details of the residency…Continue
Ards Community Arts Network is launching on culture night, 21st September 2012 Ards Arts Centre Conway Square Newtownards.
We are looking for photographs by local photographers or photographs taken in the Ards borough. The photographs will be projected so there is no need to send a hard copy of your image. This is a family event so suitable content only. If you are interested in taking part please contact Alice Burns…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
Added by Alice Burns on June 13, 2012 at 20:53 — No Comments
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
I want you to take part in my Art project.
The project is about myths relating to Mental Health/illness.
I am collecting thoughts on this question;
Do you believe in mental illness?
All comments are welcome
All comments are anonymous
you can message me your comments if you prefer.
please post your thoughts here http://wp.me/p2pUg8-1
I am also looking for people to read a…Continue
Hi I am looking for participants, follow the link
“Do you believe in mental illness”
I am collecting thoughts on this question to incorporate them in an artwork.
Added by Alice Burns on May 6, 2012 at 16:20 — No Comments
Last few days of my exhibition Loci of Memory on at Ards Arts Centre Newtownards.
Added by Alice Burns on March 28, 2012 at 3:01 — No Comments
The Exhibition is running until end of March.
If you would be interested in reviewing the exhibition drop me a email.
If you would be interested in having this exhibition in your gallery/space mail me.…Continue
Added by Alice Burns on March 3, 2012 at 13:09 — No Comments
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
Added by Alice Burns on January 31, 2012 at 23:40 — No Comments
Its so frustrating living on an Island that does not have an adequate supply of art materials. I have a show opening in March and everything I need so far has to be purchased in England, the US or China. The postage costs are ridiculous and I suspect the goods from the US and China will be subject to import duty. Actually the price of the things I want from the US is $18 the postage is $60 god only knows what tax will be slapped on it by customs. Funny one of the items I ordered from England…Continue
Added by Alice Burns on December 24, 2011 at 23:16 — No Comments
I will be having a solo show from 1st March for the month at Ards Art Centre Newtownards.
The title of the Show is Loci of Memory,
Loci of memory is concerned with the preservation of memory within spatial environments, enabling the retention, recovery and [re] telling of individual and collective memory.
This work is concerned with the exploration of the personal Loci of Memory of the artist.…Continue
Added by Alice Burns on November 24, 2011 at 11:25 — No Comments
On Saturday 12.11.11 I took part with the other students on Masters Art in Public, DemocraTEA. In addition I made a video of the day for Britain in a Day.
DemocraTEA is a public interactive tea exchange, negotiating materials for an improvised and…Continue
Last August I curated an exhibition in Belfast 'Emerging v Established. The exhbition was a great sucsess the spaces looked fantastic with the art installed. It was a mix of emerging artists, graduates from the University of Ulster and established artists. The exhibition was done without any funding, each exhibiting artist paid a small amount to cover insurance and wine. More on my blog …Continue
Added by Alice Burns on March 22, 2011 at 8:31 — No Comments
Hi All on the 12th Feb I hosted an exhibition of FREE ART on the Belfast Barge on the River Lagan.Continue