The Arts Council Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme, managed by Create, offers awards to enable artists and communities of place and/or interest to work together on projects. Round 1 of the AIC scheme is now open for applications.
The four different awards available are:
Research and Development Award (without Mentoring) €2,500
Research and Development Award (with Mentoring) €3,500
Recent Graduate Research and Development Award (with Mentoring) €3,750
Project Realisation Award €15,000
The scheme is open to artists from any of the following artform disciplines: architecture, circus, street art and spectacle, dance, film, literature (Irish and English language), music, opera, theatre, visual arts and traditional arts. The projects can take place in a diverse range of social and community contexts, e.g. arts and health; arts and disability; arts and older people; arts and cultural diversity.
Further information, including application forms, guidelines and step-by-step instructions for applying to Round 1 2022 are available at www.create.ie, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday the 28th March.
The Artist in the Community Scheme is managed by Create on behalf of the Arts Council.
Sinead McCann, The Trial
(2018), 4 channel video and sound installation. Installation photograph at The
Old Courtroom, Kilmainham Goal Museum, Dublin 8. Photo: Conor Mulhern
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