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Visual Arts Curator in Residence Award, 2012


Panel: Patrick Murphy, Niamh O'Malley, Declan Long


The Arts Council received a total of 10 applications for this award and has offered a total 4 awards in response

Recipient Description Artform/practice Location Amount Awarded

Cremin, Mary

The focus of this curatorial residency is: to develop and research a series of exhibitions; to work with Roscommon Arts Centre and Roscommon County Council to develop and research an artistic programme for the region that is dynamic and engaging; to develop and expand the local and regional audience of the visual arts and put in place a sustainable visual arts policy for the County.

Visual arts

Dublin City Council

€20,000

Nexus Arts

The focus of this curatorial residency with Droichead Arts Centre is to research and develop new ideas to augment a program of innovative projects. The group hopes to promote artistic, intellectual and cultural exchange through an ambitious program of curatorial activity including exhibitions, artist residency exchange, publications, social engagement.

Visual arts

Louth County Council

€20,000

Sheehan, Declan

The residency will develop projects with the visual arts diaspora of Donegal, using RCC gallery resources, Public Art Office county-wide community networks and social media. The residency will engage with disenfranchised rural communities in order to broaden the reach for contemporary arts throughout the county.

Visual arts

Donegal County Council

€20,000

Tunney, Aoife

This project, based in Wicklow, aims to engage the local audience in innovative ways. Collaborating with key partners at local level, the curator will work towards ambitious outcomes, focusing on the work of the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein - his writing and his ongoing legacy in the areas of art, film, architecture and literature. A number of gatherings will take place between January 2013 and January 2014 - local reading groups, screenings, a Wittgenstein walking group and artists talks.

Visual arts

Dublin City Council

€11,050