Date: 14 June
Venue: Create at Filmbase Building, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin
The Arts Council will hold an information clinic in association with Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts on Tuesday, 14 June 2016. The clinic will take place in the Training Room, 2nd floor, Filmbase building, Curved Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 from 11am—1pm.
The clinic is being held in advance of the Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary Award, which will be open from 9:00am on Tuesday,14th June to Thursday, 14 July at 5.30pm. The objective of the Arts Participation Bursary Award is to support individual professional artists in any artform, whose practice centres on collaboration with groups of people in any of the following contexts: health, disability, cultural diversity, older people, and communities of place or interest.
The award emphasises the value and benefit to an artist’s development that is derived from an extended process of engagement with their practice and seeks to provide artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and engage with their practice. Applicants may apply for an award of up to €10,000.
The clinic will include information about the purpose and priorities of the award, the application process, common mistakes and an opportunity for Q&A. The clinic will also include short presentations from a number of artists that have previously received the Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary Award. Artists will outline their reason for applying, how they used the bursary and what impact it had on the development of their practice.
There is no cost for attendance, however, booking is essential. Please email Jenny Walton at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.
Create will also launch a Special Edition of Create News at the event, which will include Bodies and Subjects, a paper originally given by Dave Beech at the Create Networking Day held in IMMA, December 2015.
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