Launched in 2021, the Age & Opportunity Creative Ageing Writing Bursary aims to generate discussion, debate and knowledge about creative ageing (the arts and older people/ageing) in Ireland. The essay/reflection is intended to be useful for people who work with or are thinking of working with older people (including older artists).
The inaugural bursary was awarded to Dublin-based theatre-maker, playwright, and performer, Michelle Read. You can read her essay here.
One award of €1000 will be made to the successful applicant.
The Age & Opportunity Creative Ageing Writing Bursary will be offered to:
– a professional artist* working in any artform;
– a professional arts facilitator working in any artform;
– an arts writer working in any artform.
Applicants should be based in the Republic of Ireland.