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"Positive Affirmations" and "Sli an Eolais"

"Positive Affirmations" and "Sli an Eolais" - Image
Tina and Yvonne Claffey

Sisters and artists, Tina and Yvonne Claffey were commissioned through the Department of Education and Skills Per Cent for Art scheme for the new extension to Crinkle National School outsi...

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"Summerhill 360"

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Nick Miller

Over five days in Spring 2013, Nick Miller, who works from his studio in Drumcliffe, Co.Sligo, erected a small tower on the roof of the new Summerhill College building in Sligo. From this look-out post, he took a series of thousand...

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"…for peace comes dropping slow.."

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Lisa Vandegrift Davala

The poetic line “…for peace comes dropping slow” taken from the poem, The Lake Isle of Innisfree, was inscribed in light across the Sligo landscape at stunning locations and filmed to record its inscription. Various forms of light from natural to LED torches and mobile phones were used by ...

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'What Alice Found There'

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Deirdre Morrissey

The primary focus in this project was on collaboration between different artists and on art work that encouraged active response to its surroundings and involvement with its audience.

What Alice Found There focused on work that was performative and dynamic, thus creating a diff...



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-hedra

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Jason Ellis

4am is a 5-metre high linen-clad timber structure, “a dog-leg staircase”, which deals with the themes of sleeplessness and melancholy. Lit by a solitary 60-watt bulb contained within a Murano glass shade (designed by Simon Walker) the structure dwells in a semi darkness that viewers ha...

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100 Paces

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Sean Taylor

At the initial site visit to the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, attention was drawn to the dynamic acoustics and the architecture of Clarke Square (formally known as Palatine Square). 

This square seemed to Taylor to be a natural amphitheatre for a sound based work. However t...

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12 Angry Films

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Jesse Jones

Through re-staging and re-appropriating of the 'drive-in', the artist Jesse Jones created a collective social and political space. Set in the disused industrial setting of Pigeon House, a site formerly familiar for manufacturing in Dublin's Docklands. This concept of drive-in was reminiscent of t...

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40 Days and 40 Nights

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Chris Doris

In 40 Days and 40 Nights, artist Chris Doris resided at the summit of Ireland's sacred mountain, Croagh Patrick, for forty days and nights (July – Sept 1999).  During his intervention as artist in resi...

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5 Days Around Glenhest

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Allie Kay

When all the workshops were completed and all the data was collected, Kay looked at ways of interpreting this work into a format which both used the images and reflected the work made in the school. A book was therefore ideal as it allowed for a maximum input from the children's work (photos) wit...

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50 Ways to Leave Dún Laoghaire

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Ciarán Taylor & Carpet Theatre

50 Ways to Leave Dún Laoghaire was a promenade performance in Dún Laoghaire Ferry Terminal, created by Ciarán Taylor with Carpet Theatre. It explored themes of departure, return and our complex relations with Britain and featured character movement with a specially devised live sco...

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Per cent for art commission | Scoil an Athar Tadhg, Co. Cork

05 August 2022

Scoil an Athar Tadhg in Cork wish to commission artist(s) to submit proposals for a piece (or complimentary pieces) of visual art to reflect the...More..

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Pathway

Nazareth Housing Association provides independent living houses for individuals and couples who are 65 and over and on the Sligo County Council housing list.  Nazareth Village is comprised of 48 houses in a garden setting.  The Village was financed as a public-private partnership between Nazareth Housing Association and Sligo County Council with funding from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government.  

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