How do we define art and activism today? After 21 years of supporting socially engaged arts practice Fire Station Artists’ Studios explores this question through essays, artworks and interviews with Irish and international arts practitioners.
Including essays by Dave Beech and Artur Żmijewski.
Documentation of six talks and commissioned essays exploring the work of the Fire Station in the area of socially engaged arts practice, studio provision and disability arts.
1998-2008 Ten Years : a Retrospective. Published 2009.
A year long collaboration between the artist David Jacques and 100 children from St Josephs Primary school in East Wall Dublin , involving and extensive study by the children of “alien” plants.
Edited by Gemma Tipton. An in-depth investigation of the memorial ‘Home’ made in Inner City Dublin provides a context for an examination of the role of contemporary memorials and their role within contemporary society.
Documentation of the process behind a video and light installation at LUAS / Connolly Station involving collaboration with community groups and individuals from Dublin’s North Inner City.