PLoT – Thinking About Community Land Trusts

walk/workshop If you’ve had a look at my posts over the last few months you’ll know I’m currently working on a longterm social art project in partnership with artist’s Elinor Rivers and Colette Lewis, the People’s Land Trust (PLoT), in Cork city Ireland.  The art project reimagines future sustainability and urban land use by bringingContinue reading “PLoT – Thinking About Community Land Trusts”

Haumea in chalk

Cathy Fitzgerald and Nicos Patedakis offer an enormous wealth of experience and content on the online Haumea course – Eco-literacy for Creatives and Art Professionals. I’m a week from finishing the six modules and will, thank goodness, have access to the module content over the coming months. I highly recommend this excellent course to anyoneContinue reading “Haumea in chalk”

People’s Land Trust (PLoT) to participate on the UNIDEE Residency: Groundwork for Embedded Arts Practice.

PLoT is announced as one of the selected participants on the UNIDEE Residency spring/summer 2021: Groundwork for Embedded Arts Practice. Its been a really busy time and we’ve just been given notice that the Peoples Land Trust PLoT has been invited to participate in this excellent residency. Over the course of ten weeks participants will benefit from perspectives,Continue reading “People’s Land Trust (PLoT) to participate on the UNIDEE Residency: Groundwork for Embedded Arts Practice.”

PlacemakingX Advocate

Delighted to have been made a PlacemakingX Advocate. PlacemakingX are ‘a collective-impact network of placemaking thought leaders, public space activists, regional network leaders, and professionals from all over the world. We have diverse experiences and backgrounds but share a common purpose.’  The #placemaking movement is demonstrating how to turn the shaping of cities upside-down toContinue reading “PlacemakingX Advocate”

People’s Land Trust Project progress report

Excerpt from the report written for the COMMISSIONING AND CURATING CONTEMPORARY PUBLIC ART course with Valand Academy at the University of Gothenburg.  The progress report outlines the work undertaken through 2020 on the People’s Land Trust art project. As the climate becomes wetter and tides higher, Cork city centre is undergoing a difficult transition. A riverContinue reading “People’s Land Trust Project progress report”

Awarded – Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Participation Project Award funding (2021)

I’m delighted to write that the Peoples Land Trust art project I’ve been working on in partnership with artists Colette Lewis and Elinor Rivers has been successful in its application to the Arts Council of Ireland for Arts Participation Project Award funding. The project is growing a presence in Cork city and we’re looking forwardContinue reading “Awarded – Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Participation Project Award funding (2021)”

PLoT School hosts screening of Holding Ground documentary.

Holding Ground: The Rebirth of Dudley Street This inspiring film chronicles the decade-long struggle of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) and community members of the Roxbury section of Boston to transform their neighborhood from one of vacant lots used for illegal dumping, red-lining by banks, and misguided city planning. Through retrospective interviews with communityContinue reading “PLoT School hosts screening of Holding Ground documentary.”

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