The Ark's Early Years Artist in Residence gives us an update on how her year is going as she reflects on the workshops she has created and delivered and the people that are helping her to develop this work.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Lavery as Chair of The Ark.
Musician and artist Jackie Maguire reflects upon her experience working with The Ark and collaborating on our 'Beats and Rhythms from Around the World' programme.
It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our friend and colleague, Professor John Coolahan. For thirteen years John was a dedicated member of The Ark board only stepping down in 2017.
The First was a Boy is a new short film created by Shaun Dunne (Ark Artist in Residence) and Luca Truffarelli. The piece was developed over six months as part of The Ark’s Ringsend Intergenerational Drama Project. Here, Shaun Dunne gives us some insight into the film and the process behind it…
Artist Lucy Hill reflects on her first workshops in her year-long residency at The Ark as part of our John Coolahan Early Years Residency.
Our project co-ordinator Liam McCarthy gives us an update on The Ark's engagement project involving participants in Direct Provision.
Lucy Hill is the first recipient of our John Coolahan Early Years Artist Residency.
The third and final PUSH artist lab, the subject migration, started with an empty room. Paper, rolled and ready, waited patiently to be scribbled on. A cupboard full of pencils, markers and pens stood silently by. A barrage of balls lay by the wall. The tools of play. Serious play. For that’s what art is.
The Ark's Project Coordinator, Liam McCarthy blogs about the Children’s Council's day with the 14 international artists taking part in The Ark's PUSH Project artist lab. It was a lot of fun, and one of our busiest sessions to date!