Opportunities

Open Call | Artist in the Community Scheme, Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice 2019

Create and Counterpoints Arts are pleased to announce the 2019 Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice, an initiative of The Arts Council’s Artist in the Community Scheme, managed by Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts.


Cultural Diversity and the Arts has always been a priority area for the Arts Council and the Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme has supported many project initiatives in this area. For a second year, Create and Counterpoints Arts are delighted to offer a Summer School on Cultural Diversity and Collaborative Practice for up to 15 artists.

Who should apply?
Applications from any Artist based in the Republic of Ireland who is from a Black, Asian or minority ethnic background, including members of the Traveller community, migrants, refugees and people in need of international protection who are in a position to take up this opportunity, will be particularly welcomed.

  • Emerging, mid-career and established artists, based in the Republic of Ireland, who have a collaborative arts practice (working in any artform including architecture, circus, street art and spectacle, dance, film, literature, music, opera, theatre, visual arts and traditional arts). Undergraduate students are ineligible to apply.
  • Emerging, mid-career and established artists, based in the Republic of Ireland, who have a collaborative arts practice (working in any artform including architecture, circus, street art and spectacle, dance, film, literature, music, opera, theatre, visual arts and traditional arts). Undergraduate students are ineligible to apply.
  • Artists who are interested in exploring the questions outlined above alongside their individual and shared practice

The five-day residential summer school will take place between the 15th and 19th July. Participants will stay in Killary Lodge Co. Galway. The house has 10 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. Please note that participants must be willing to share bedrooms. The residential will include full board, travel and an appropriate honorarium.

For more see: create-ireland.ie/…2019-summer-school

For enquiries contact support@create-ireland.ie.