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?Certainly site-specific art can lead to the unearthing of repressed histories, provide support for greater visibility of marginalized groups and issues, and initiate the re(dis)covery of ?minor? places so far ignored by the dominant culture.  But inasmuch as the current socio-economic order thrives on the (artificial) production and the (mass) consumption of difference (for difference?s sake), the siting of art in ?real? places can also be a means to extract the social and historical dimensions out of places to variously serve the thematic drive of an artist, satisfy institutional demographic profiles, or fulfill the fiscal needs of a city.?

Miwon Kwon, quote is taken from ?One Place After Another?, 2004, MIT Press. Check out books

Miwon Kwon is Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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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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