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ARTIST IN THE COMMUNITY SCHEME BURSARY 2021: COLLABORATIVE AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary 2021: Collaborative Arts and Community Development

Conversations on a String Exercise. Image credit: Marielle MacLeman and Steven Anderson.

Deadline: Monday 18th October 2021

This bursary is offered in partnership with Irish Local Development Network, themed on Collaborative Arts and Community Development.  The AIC Bursary Award 2021: Collaborative Arts and Community Development specifically aims to support an individual professional artist working in collaborative socially engaged arts practice. The purpose of the award is to support and nurture professional arts practice.  The closing date for applications is 5pm, Monday the 18th of October.  Full details of the award, as well as the application procedure, are available at https://www.create-ireland.ie/projectsubpage/aic-bursary/2021-bursary-collaborative-arts-and-community-development/. The bursary is funded through the Arts Council of Ireland’s Artist in the Community Scheme, which is managed by Create.

On Tuesday 7th September, Create will host an information event for artists in relation to this bursary. In this information session Áine Crowley, Programme Manager, Arts and Engagement, will outline the Bursary, answering any questions you might have about making an application. She will be joined by Siobhán Power who is representing the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN).  The focus of discussion will frame the context of this Bursary, the application process and how a Bursary could help facilitate and support experiment, research and professional development. Artist Marielle MacLeman, previous Bursary recipient (Collaborative Arts in Health Contexts, 2018), will speak to her experience and the role the Bursary played in the development of her practice.  To register, visit https://www.create-ireland.ie/activity/aic-scheme-bursary-2021-collaborative-arts-and-community-development-information-session/

Deadline: Monday 18th October 2021

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