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Call for Expressions of Interest from Artists

Galway 2020, in association with the Aistriú project team at NUI Galway and Ealaín na Gaeltachta, is inviting expressions of interest from an artist or artists to create work(s) in response to all or a selection of texts within the Aistriú project.

NEW Workshop for applicants: Register to attend a special workshop in NUI Galway on Wednesday 1 May at: www.eventbrite.ie/e/aistriu-workshop-ceardlann-aistriu-tickets-60806711511

For full details of the commission, artist eligibility and application/selection processes, choose one of the following:

  • The responses will form part of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme in 2020.
  • This invitation is open to artists of all disciplines including: architecture, circus, street art and spectacle, dance, film, literature (all languages), music, opera, theatre, traditional arts and visual arts. Multidisciplinary expressions and those in mixed/digital media are welcome.
  • The artistic responses will be audience and public focused and interested artists are asked to consider mediation and public engagement with the work either during the process of making or post completion.
  • The overall budget for the commission is €50,000 – this may be awarded as one artist/practice or to a number of artists/practices depending on the number and quality of expressions of interest received.
  • Artists expressing interest in Aistriú will be required to demonstrate a track record of commitment to the Irish language in/through their previous work.