This scheme is designed to support artists with disabilities to make new and ambitious work. It offers artists the opportunity to: connect with other practitioners or venues; make a change in their practice; ‘step up’ in terms of scope and scale; reach new audiences and to engage in mentoring and training.
Arts and Disability Connect has three funding strands
Arts and Disability Connect New Work – 2 awards of up to €8,000 each – for more established artists with a strong track record
Arts and Disability Connect Mentoring – 5 awards of up to €2,000 each – for artists at all stages of career development including emerging artists
Arts and Disability Connect Training – 3 awards of up to €1,000 each – for artists at all stages of career development, including emerging artists
Kilkenny, Thursday 6th April 3pm at Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel
Dublin, Friday 7th April 2pm at The Ark
Limerick, Monday 10th April 2pm at Limerick City Gallery of Art
Leitrim, Wednesday 12th April 2pm at The Dock
To attend please RSVP to email@example.com
All of the venues are accessible for wheelchair users.
Irish Sign Language interpretation and speech to text will be provided at the Dublin information clinic on the 7th April at The Ark.
Please contact ADI if there are any additional access requirements.
Application process and deadline:
All application forms, guidelines and information documents can be downloaded here: www.adiarts.ie/connect
A completed application form along with all supporting material must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org using WeTransfer by 5pm on 4th May, 2017.
Contact Arts & Disability Ireland at 01 850 9002 or email email@example.com.