Artist in the Community Scheme: Four Essays


Rhona Byrne, Susan Gogan, Declan Gorman & Ríonach Ní Néill


The book highlights the working process of the artists Susan Gogan, Declan Gorman, Ríonach Ní Néill and Rhona Byrne in the projects they undertook in collaboration with a range of communities, including members of Macra Na Feirme; Ballymun Pigeon club, young people and domestic workers in Irish homes.

Each artist has contributed an essay to the publication charting their ways of working and the richness and diversity of the work that emerges when artists and communities collaborate. All projects included in the book have been funded under the Artist in the Community Scheme, which Create manages on behalf of the Arts Council.

About the publication: The book is a co publication from The Arts Council, the government agency for funding and developing the arts and Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts.

Publisher: The Arts Council, 70 Merrion Square, Dublin 2
and Create, 10/11 Earl Street South, Dublin 8 

ISBN: 978-1-869895-08-2. The book can be ordered from Create on 01-4736600



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