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“the salt bitter sweet sea"

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The Food Thing

This banquet was an artwork that explored ideas and images of seafaring and food in the era of the tall ships. Combining food and various artworks, the meal sought to change perceptions of the age of sail and its impact on such things as sugar, Irish slavers and the taste for spices.

The work to...

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Shawn Micallef, Gabe Roussel & James Sawhney

[murmur] at Dublin Docklands was an audio documentary as part of the 2007 Bealtaine festival which collected and presented stories set in specific Docklands locations, as told by ...

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Corban Walker

Commissioned by Breaking Ground, the Ballymun Regeneration Per Cent for Art programme, Corban Walker was asked to address the vast interior atrium of the Civic Centre in Ballymun. Struck by the enormous scale of this space, he made a work in dazzling blue and green LED lights, which ‘...

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Your Seedling Language

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Adam Gibney

Your Seedling Language is a site-specific artwork by artist Adam Gibney created for St. Catherine’s National School in Rush, County Dublin. Curated by Jennie Guy, the commission was funded by the Department of Education and Skills and the Per Cent for Art Scheme

Launched in 2019, Your Se...

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Deirdre O'Mahony

Deirdre O'Mahony and members of various communities, longstanding groups, newcomers, interested parties and artists spent a year looking at ways of answering the questions highlighted above. In re-activating the post office, a space with a history of being a site of exchange and social contact, t...

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Writing the City

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Conor McGarrigle & TacTic (Ralph Borland Seodin O'Sullivan)

The project was a GPS drawing walk intervention which involved walking with a hand-held GPS unit tracking our movement as we walked. The walk was to a preplanned route and as we walked the track log of our movement drew a giant word onto a map of the city. The word written was Fucked? (with the ?...

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Word-Tree and Our Place

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Cathal McCarthy

Word-Tree and Our Place is a sculpture and LED photographic installation commissioned by Sancta Maria Secondary School in Louisburgh, County Mayo. The artwork explores ideas about community, place, being and the natural world via poetry, drone photography and sculpture.

The project consists of t...

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Caroline McCarthy

Windowall is a temporary public art project by artist Caroline McCarthy, commissioned for Letterkenny by Donegal County Council and Letterkenny Town Council, and funded th...

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Wind Harps

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Mark Garry

Wind Harps is a permanent public art work commissioned by Leitrim County Council. The work is made up of four aeolian wind harps (harps that are played by the wind) and located in the River Shannon, Co. Leitrim.  

The works are sonic sculptures that are made of stainless st...

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why foxes don't get drunk

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Catherine Barragry

A soundstation structure was made in response to the desire to occupy and activate an odd little valley enclave in the park. The sound station was a wooden construction with rainbow lights, corrugated plastic roofing, L.E.D. strip lighting, sound equipment (speaker, ampifier, record player, lapto...

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Per cent for art commission | N22, County Cork

28 September 2022

Cork County Council and TII (Transport Infrastructure Ireland), under the Per Cent for Art Scheme invite submissions from professional artist(s) or...More..

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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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