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The Witness Tree

The Witness Tree - Image
Daphne Wright

The height of the piece is approximately 6m, with a diameter of approximately 700mm. This work stretches over two levels of the building towards the atrium. Daphne Wright found her inspiration through looking at old photographs. She states:

"The trees on the Mall are recurring bac...



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Walking Silvermines / Siúlóid Béal Átha Gabhann

Walking Silvermines / Siúlóid Béal Átha Gabhann - Image
Fiona Woods, Clive Moloney, Sally-Anne McFadden, David Wrenne & the people of Silvermines

A 'walking project', which takes the form of a book, a map, a website and 12 locations in Silvermines and the surrounding area. The work sets out to activate physical and narrative spaces, drawing on material that was presented by the community of Silvermines an ongoing process of public consulta...

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Imagining Silvermines: A Psychogeography

Imagining Silvermines: A Psychogeography - Image
Fiona Woods

Due to the distinctive rural context of North Tipperary, the Arts Office expressed a particular interest in artists developing work and exploring arts in rural contexts, arts in the context of regeneration, arts and ecology/arts and the environment and land art. The artists comments:

"In re...

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Boundary

Boundary  - Image
Fiona Woods

These images are part of an ongoing series of performative photographs, staging a liminal zone of undecidability between the human and non-human worlds. These assemblages lean towards the limits of the human, absurd in their efforts to suggest modes of emergent subjectivity

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Folly (Stage One)

Folly (Stage One) - Image
Fiona Woods

Folly takes the form of acts of foolishness, both premeditated and unforeseen. Stage One sets out to explore the way in which the nonhuman world resists our intentions and thwarts human mastery. A 3.3m tower constructed from steel and scrap wood was erected and anchor...

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Ó Bhéal guth béal

Ó Bhéal guth béal - Image
Ger Wolfe

The singer/ songwriter Ger Wolfe worked in Spring on the song-writing project involving older people from the Muskerry Gaeltacht who attend the day-centres Cois Coille, Cuan Barra, the Tacaois group from Ionad Cultúrtha and the Scoraíocht an Déardaoin group at the Meitheal Múscraí Ionad Áis...

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Landmark Public Art

Landmark Public Art - Image
Ian Wilson, Aideen Barry, Fionnuala Hanahoe, Jennifer Brady, Elaine Griffin, The Performance Corporation, Cleary Connolly & Rob & Matt Vale

A series of commissions including two permanent artworks commissions, two temporary commissions, a residency project and two bursary programmes for emerging artists were developed  as part of the project. Briefs were prepared and advertised in 2010, with a well attended site visit taking pla...

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Harbouring

Harbouring - Image
Ian Wilson

Leitrim based composer, Ian Wilson's Harbouring is based on nine poems from both Irish and international writers, which all have the subject of harbour in common, inspired by the link between the music and its source of f...

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Pieces of Elsewhere

Pieces of Elsewhere - Image
Ian Wilson

The composer's idea was to write music that would be contemplative and atmospheric in mood, allowing the listener to step outside their familiar surroundings for a brief moment and imagine beyond their immediate urban environment. Setting seventeen haiku, a Japanese poetic form, to music for voic...

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Structural Symmetries

Structural Symmetries  - Image
Chris Wilson

Structural Symmetries is a permanent visual artwork by artist Chris Wilson. The Trinity St. James’s Cancer Institute sought funding and space for this artwork to commemorate the Irish involvement in discovering the BRCA 2 gene. The launch of the artwork marks the twenty-fifth year of the disco...

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Per cent for art commission | N5 Westport to Turlough Road

27 October 2022

Mayo County Council under the Per Cent for Art Scheme invite artist(s) to submit proposals for a public art commission. Proposals are welcome from...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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