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Dates: 03 Dec - 22 Dec
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When searching for examples of sustainable agriculture prior to the industrial revolution, it’s hard to find any in the part of the world where this revolution was instigated. Since the last ice cap withdrew in North West Europe most farming systems have left behind irreversible marks of soil depletion. However a closer look at details in the region’s history reveals overlooked practices and gaps in narratives, opening up the possibility for new understanding and reconnection to nurturing practices.
In a multi-year explorative project hosted by Project Arts Centre and conducted in collaboration with Archive Books, Berlin, visual artist and
amateur plant breeder Åsa Sonjasdotter researches historical archives and connects with various practitioners of more-than-human cultivation and knowing. During the summer of 2018, she visited experimental archaeologists and seed savers, artists, farmers and foresters, storytellers, historians and curators in Ireland. Based on these meetings a series of gatherings will generate a process of figuration and speculation on co-nurturing cultivating practices.
Åsa Sonjasdotter’s work emerged from her combined experience of smallholding and artistic practice. She has been part of several trans-disciplinary projects, often involving botanical and natural historical archives and collections. Since 2005 she has investigated stories of potatoes with a special interest in the plant’s role within colonial and capitalist transformations throughout modern industrialisation.
Details on talks and events associated with this project to be announced shortly.
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December 15 2018, at 04:53pm
Project Arts Centre and Arts & Disability Ireland are delighted to announce the shortlisted artists for the REALISE production award for theatre and contemporary dance artists with disabilities. This award is designed to support the production and presentation of ambitious new work by individual artists with disabilities. The 4 shortlisted artists are: • Conor Geoghegan • Emma Fisher • Roderick Ford • Tara Brandel The 4 shortlisted artists will receive mentoring support from Lucy Ryan, consultant producer prior to submitting their final applications on 21st February 2019. The final recipient of REALISE will receive a production award of €40,000 for…Read More
November 23 2018, at 01:41pm
We're thrilled to announce our new Communications and Development Manager, Eimear O'Reilly! Eimear currently holds the position of Communications Officer here at Project and will take up her new role in January 2019. Since completing her studies at University College Dublin with a BA in English and Art History, Eimear has been immersed in the local arts and theatre scene, working with multiple festivals and arts organisations throughout Dublin City, including Dublin Theatre Festival, Gerry Lundberg PR, Arts & Disability Ireland, Temple Bar Tradfest, O'Reilly Theatre, Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin Writers Festival and Dublin Fringe Festival. Before joining Project Arts…Read More