Experiences

Video interviews with artists, commissioners and others offer experiences of public art commissions.

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    HELEN CAREY

    Publicart.ie interview independent curator, Helen Carey, about her project developing the centenary exhibition to commemorate the 1913/ 2013 Lockout.

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    SIOBHAN GEOGHEGAN

    Publicart.ie interview Siobhan Geoghegan, Director of Artistic Programme at Common Ground, an arts development organisation based in Inchicore, Dublin.

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    GAYNOR SEVILLE

    Publicart.ie interview Gaynor Seville, Public Art Co-ordinator for Mayo County Council about public art in the county and her thoughts on the future of public art in Ireland.

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    PETER HYNES

    Publicart.ie interview Peter Hynes, Mayo County Council's County Manager about public art within a Local Authority context. 

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    CONNOLLY & CLEARY

    Artists Denis Connolly & Anne Cleary speak to Publicart.ie about their collaborative practice and experiences of working on public art commissions

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    ANNA MACLEOD

    Artist Anna MacLeod speaks to Publicart.ie about her practice

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    EILEEN MACDONAGH

    Tallaght Cross
    Artist Eilleen MacDonagh speaks to Publicart.ie about her large scale sculpture for Tallaght Cross.

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    ALICE LYONS

    Alice Lyons
    Poet and visual artist Alice Lyons speaks to Publicart.ie about her experiences of working on public art projects

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    PHILIP DELAMERE

    Philip Delamere
    Publicart.ie interviews Philip Delamere, Roscommon County Council Arts Officer

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    JOHN BYRNE

    John Byrne speaks about working on his project, Misneach, commissioned by Breaking Ground

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    AISLING PRIOR PART 1

    Aisling Prior talks about her curatorial practice and approach to curating Public Art (Part 1)

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    AISLING PRIOR PART 2

    Aisling Prior talks about her curatorial practice and approach to curating Public Art (Part 2)

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    RONAN MCCREA

    School Play

    Artist Ronan McCrea speaks about his experiences of his work School Play, commissioned by Castleknock Educate Together National School

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    MARIAN FLANAGAN

    School Play

    Marian Flanagan, parent from Castleknock Educate Together National School talks about her experiences of commissioning School Play by Ronan McCrea

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    RUTH LESLIE AND LIZ FLEMING

    School Play

    Ruth Leslie and Liz Fleming, teachers from Castleknock Educate Together National School speak about their experiences of Ronan McCrea's artwork School Play.

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    Sean Taylor

    100 Paces

    Artist Sean Taylor relates his experiences of working on 100 Paces, commissioned by the OPW

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    DEIRDRE O'MAHONY

    X-PO

    Deirdre O'Mahony talks us through X-PO, initiated by the artist in Kilnaboy, Co. Clare

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    MICHELLE BROWNE

    Out of Site

    Michelle Browne, artist and curator of Out of Site relates her experiences of the project

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    PATRICIA MCKENNA

    The Curious Sound Garden
    Patricia McKenna relates her experiences of working on her project for Cavan ReImagined

Opportunities

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Commission Call - Thomas “Big Tom” Mc Bride Sculpture, Monaghan

19 July 2017

Application deadline: 30 August, 5pm Monaghan County Council have formed a committee and are seeking expressions of interest from artists of all...read this blog...

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Traces

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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