RHIZOME

Community & Inclusion, Green Arts

CONNECTING COMMUNITY, ARTS & SCIENCE

Rhizome is a pilot Green Arts programme that aims to highlight the critical role of creativity, optimism, and imagination in the craft of social and environmental change, both locally and internationally.

Visual Artist Louis Haugh has been selected for the Rhizome Project. Louis will be working with the community at Fatima Groups United, under the mentorship of artist Maeve Stone, and will also engage with multiple partner organisations across the project.

Rhizome aims to grow new artists in the context of climate communication and support them through a learning network of experts from the Arts and Science community.

Louis Haugh is a visual artist, photographer and community facilitator based in Dublin. He holds a BA (hons) in Photography from IADT (2011) and an MFA in Fine Art from NCAD (2021). Haugh’s multimedia practice sits at the intersection of arts and ecology, and is informed by micro-histories, story-telling and archives. Haugh’s work invites audiences from diverse backgrounds and is often rooted in his own queer identity and working class background.

Recent projects include; No Thing is Nothing, a joint publication & exhibition with collaborator Eve Parnell, Atelier Umraum, Kiel, 2022. If Trees Could Talk, an Arts & Education Commission with collaborator Anne Bradley by Fingal CoCo for Cruinniu na n’Øg, 2021. ONE HOUR ARCHIVE, a Grangegorman Development Agency public art commission, 2019.

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