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7 July Ennis Street Arts Festival is delighted to present and Premiere ‘Puppet’ a Film, at Glór, Ennis. A fascinating study of American puppetry’s fraught history, from its marginalisation as children’s theatre to its sudden explosion in popularity as high art. David Soll’s Puppet Film tracks the making of New York puppeteer Dan Hurlin’s production ‘Disfamer’, based on the life of eccentric, Depression-era Arkansas photographer, Mike Disfarmer whose stunning body of work was very nearly los…
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1 to 21 July The opening will take place on 30 June at 6.30pm with special guest Bernadette Doolan RUA, RHA. The Pigyard invite you to an exhibition of work by artist Esther O’Kelly. Esther’s themes are inspired by sealife and a long family tradition of fishermen. Each piece evokes a strong coastal connection. Drawn towards the beauty and natural forms of the coastline, Artist Esther O’Kelly creates vibrant paintings that seek to capture a memory and evoke a sense of place. This exhibition …
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Learn how to get the best out of your previously taken black and white negatives in a full-day hands on session aimed at understanding the potential of black and white photographic printing. This course is designed both for beginners and those wishing to refresh previous knowledge. What You Will Need – You must bring your own 35mm processed negatives. What You Will Learn – Process your roll of film to contact sheets. – Produce an edit from your contact sheet. – How to achieve the correct ex…
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30 June to 6 July Opening night Thursday 29 June 6pm Part of the NCAD season of student exhibitions, the CEAD 2017 Show showcases a diverse range of contemporary art and design by NCAD part-time students. Across all disciplines, emphasis is placed on the process of artistic practice as well as the final outcome. The Show includes painting, sculpture, jewellery, fine prints, photography, ceramics, textiles, stained glass, multimedia and much more, with work by amateur, professional and…
06.19 / 15:39
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Luan Gallery is delighted to announce the next installment of the Atelier Programme with facilitator Maeve Mulrennan. The first workshop taking place on July 29th & 30th is an introduction to funding streams for visual artists focusing on local authority funding, Arts Council funding, foundations & trusts and International funding programmes. A follow-up one day intensive workshop will take place on August 12th focusing on the budgeting sections of grant applications. As part of the Arts…
06.19 / 15:05
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Closing date: Monday 3 July, 12pm Project Arts Centre is seeking to appoint two people to our Board of Directors to work alongside the leadership team to help shape the future of the organisation. As we embark on a new strategic vision and begin to plan for the future of the organisation, Project is looking for 2 exceptional individuals to join our Board of Directors. Project is seeking applicants for the following two positions to be filled on our Board of Directors: • Expertise in P…
06.19 / 13:30
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29 June to 13 July An exhibition of vibrant new paintings by Monica Groves. She describes herself as a late starter and only began to paint after rearing seven children, running a hotel in Pembrokeshire and sailing around the western seaboard. She visits those remote locations where the spirit of landscape is most palpable – amongst the mountains, lakes, islands and rock formations of Beara and southwest Kerry. With no formal training she paints to express her feelings and does so with g…
06.19 / 13:14
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Deadline for applications is: Monday 17 July, 5pm Galway Film Centre is delighted to announce a new funding scheme for young filmmakers in Galway City and County called Dig Where You Stand. Galway Film Centre has worked with a large number of filmmakers over the past number of years creating over 70 community films under the ID Projects scheme as well as nurturing new filmmaking voices in the recent Galway Stories Film Production Camp with Screen Talent Europe. Through Dig Where You Stand,…
06.19 / 12:09
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Application deadline: 16 July, 11:30pm Science Gallery London is delving into the possibilities of regenerated, enhanced, donated parts that can be altered through choice or destiny. What are the emotional and psychological aspects of living with an organic or engineered spare part? How are they actually created and transplanted? And what is their potential to exist outside of the biological body, to be shared and exchanged? This season interrogates the idea of our bodies as a sum of…
06.19 / 11:31
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Saturday 24 June, 1.00 to 2.00pm In conjunction with the major IMMA Collection Freud Project, 2016 – 2021, renowned American painter Ellen Altfest responds to a selection of Freud works presented in IMMA’s galleries. Considering a subjective response to human form, Altfest’s discusses her own distinct and devoted approach to figurative and representational painting. In particular Altfest draws on her acclaimed 2006 series of candid male nudes in which to explore diverging approaches to visc…
06.19 / 11:15
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Application Deadline: 31 August The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is Now Open for Entries. Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international art world. The Judging Panel enhances its position in the industry, bringing together specialists from leading cultural…
06.19 / 10:57
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Closing Date: Wednesday 5 July The Irish Writers Centre is a flagship resource organisation for writers. It offers professional supports to meet the needs of writers at all stages of their development through training, information, networking opportunities and programmed events. A key part of our role is to offer a comprehensive and innovative toolkit/service to support the professional development of writers. Location: Board meetings will be held at the Irish Writers Centre, 19 Parnell…
06.19 / 10:44
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22 June to 13 August Exhibition launch events Thursday 22 June 5pm: Panel Discussion with Engage artists and curators 6pm: Opening Reception – exhibition will be launched by Toby Dennett, Strategy Development Manager and Acting Head of Visual Arts, The Arts Council ENGAGE is a new collaboration between Belfast Exposed Futures programme and Gallery of Photography. It highlights both organisations’ sustained support for photographic artists living and working across the island of Ire…
06.19 / 09:55
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Do you feel as though freelancing has you trapped on a treadmill? Do you feel lost and like you don't know where your business is going? Are you bored? It's all too easy to get stuck in a rut. It's…
06.19 / 07:44
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Photographer Ed Gold has travelled to some of the world’s most remote and unusual places – Patagonia, Alaska, Afghanistan… But for me, some of his most compelling work was shot closer to home, in Essex…
06.19 / 07:14
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In his series Still Diets, fine art photographer Dan Bannino – featured previously – explores the weird and wonderful world of crazy celebrity diets by creating still life images of what they eat. Put…
06.19 / 06:39
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The V&A has announced that it has acquired the Felix Dennis Oz Archive, marking 50 years since the first UK publication of the revolutionary magazine, Oz. Felix Dennis was co-editor of the…
06.19 / 06:07
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