Selected with broad relevance to public art and artists, with publication details.

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    The Poetics of Space thumbnail
    by Gaston Bachelard

    Published in English in the 1960s, this text focuses on how we experience intimate places, and how our perceptions of houses and other shelters shape our thoughts, memories and dreams.

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    House Projects thumbnail
    by Aideen Barry, David Beattie, Mary Cremin, Chris Fite-Wassilak, Deirdre Morrissey, Gavin Murphy & Sonia Shiel

    House Projects was a series of seven exhibitions spanning five months over four cities, three countries, and two continents; with the participation of seven coordinators/curators, forty-nine artists and eight writers. Self initiated by prac...

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    IMAN thumbnail
    by Noel Bowler

    Noel Bowler was commissioned by Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council in 2008 to undertake a year-long residency as part of the Place & Identity Per Cent for Art Programme. He undertook an extensive body of photographic work in the Isl...

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    Lebensreform in Leitrim thumbnail
    by Sarah Browne

    The Lebensreform [life reform] in the title of this book is a tenuous link to a previous century and a collection of ideals and aspirations that still hold purchase. In a striking split of right wing/ left wing political affiliations, the life ref...

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    The Umbrella Project  thumbnail
    by Rhona Byrne

    The Umbrella Project publication by artist Rhona Byrne documents an event on 11.03.06 where the public were invited to participate in a series of  walking tours ; Urban Wildlife/ Historical/ Architectural Heritage/ Docklands/ Multicult...

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    Artist in the Community Scheme: Four Essays thumbnail
    by Rhona Byrne, Susan Gogan, Declan Gorman & Ríonach Ní Néill

    The book highlights the working process of the artists Susan Gogan, Declan Gorman, Ríonach Ní Néill and Rhona Byrne in the projects they undertook in collaboration with a range of communities, including members of Macra Na Feirme; Ballymun Pige...




23 March 2017

Mayo County Council and Aras Inis Gluaire, Erris Arts Centre Public Art Commission/Residency Project: Tír Sáile Residency Programme Erris, this blog...

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Greystones Educate Together National School appointed a voluntary committee with relevant expertise to oversee the per cent for art commissioning process. An external curator, Máire Davey, was appointed specifically for her expertise in working in a highly collaborative way as meaningful involvement from the students and school was viewed as central to the process. The procurement route chosen was limited invited competition.

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