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Irish Architecture Foundation and Project Arts Centre Present
Dates: 10 Mar - 10 Mar
Show Time: 11am
Please note that this event takes place at the Fringe Lab
As part of Beyond Participation 2, take part in a workshop exploring community participation in design. Led by Head of Engagement and Outreach at London’s Glass-House Community Led Design, Louise Dredge, this hands-on workshop will explore the complex set of relationships involved in the design of spaces and places and how local knowledge can inform and inspire good design. It will focus on the process of engagement from a human perspective, and consider how to create opportunities to empower people through participation and collaboration in the design of the built environment.
Louise Dredge leads on creative engagement for projects, research and events, connecting people with the design of their places to shape and inform good, inclusive design, and capturing the learning and impact of this work on people, places and practice. As a Visiting Fellow at the Open University, she has worked extensively on collaborative action research projects, exploring design processes that empower communities and developing innovative approaches and mechanisms to support projects and groups. Before joining The Glass-House in 2011, she worked at the Irish Architecture Foundation, delivering public engagement programmes on architecture and the built environment. Louise holds a Master of Regional and Urban Planning from University College Dublin.
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April 20 2018, at 03:34pm
We are painting over the Maser Mural (again). The Charities Regulator has informed Project Arts Centre that the display of Maser’s ‘Repeal the 8th’ artwork is ‘political activity’ and that we are therefore in breach of the Charities Act 2009 and not in line with our ‘charitable purpose’. Should the artwork not be removed, we risk losing our charitable status. Project Arts Centre respects the authority of the Charities Regulator and will comply with their order to remove Maser’s artwork. Fiona Slevin, Chair of Project Arts Centre said: “The Board and executive of Project are conscious of their obligations…Read More
April 10 2018, at 10:29am
Since it was founded in 1966, Project Arts Centre has always placed the vision and freedom of expression of the artist at the centre of our work. We believe that all art is, in some way or other, indelibly political because it relates to the workings of the society from which it emerges. This artwork by Maser was first programmed at Project Arts Centre in July 2016 and was removed due to planning legislation. According to The Planning & Development Regulations 2001, Schedule 2, Part 2, Exempted Developments, Class 14, the mural is not subject to planning permission in the…Read More