VAI Lifelong Learning | Next Week’s Events

In next weeks Lifelong Learning offer, we learn more about the do’s and don’ts when making applications for funding and about socially engaged art practice. County Wexford based visual artists can also avail of a live curator talk with Kate Strain.

4 July: The Visual Artist’s Guide to Funding & Applications – Webinar (11am) Clinics (1-5pm)

Marianne O’Kane Boal returns to deliver a session to help artists take a closer look at the essential ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ of developing artist creative proposals and funding applications. This webinar is supported by Wexford County Council Arts Office and is free for all visual artists based in the county. Standard rate for members.

To book, click here.

5 July: Socially Engaged Practice – Webinar (11am) Clinics (1-5pm)

This session explores the terminology and practice of socially engaged art and would suit those who are interested in delivering local and community led work for and with a range of communities. Áine Phillips will lead the webinar and take the afternoon clinics sessions.

Áine Phillips is a performance artist based in Galway, exhibiting and performing in Ireland and internationally since the late 80’s. She creates work for multiple contexts and this work is powered by feminist philosophy, ethics and politics: using art to comment and make propositions on subjectivity, gender and social change. She is also a writer and teacher, promoting and advocating for performance and live art as a creative force for cultural and personal transformation.

Book here for the webinar (and here for the free 1-2-1 clinics for County Kildare based visual artists). We operate a waiting list should any of the clinic sessions become fully booked. If there be any cancellations, we contact you to see if you can take the vacated slot.

7 July: Curator Talk: Demystifying the Role of Curator – Live Event, 2-4pm, Presentation Arts Centre, Enniscorthy, Wexford

In this Curator Talk, Kate Strain will take a closer look into the role of the curator; research interests, how to connect, collaborate and programme through your work and your practice. After the talk, Kate will facilitate an open discussion with the audience. This event is supported by Wexford County Council Arts office and is free for County Wexford based artists. Click here for details and to book.

We look forward to seeing you.

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