TRADE: artists in conversation this weekend in Leitrim

TRADE is a collaborative visual arts programme between Leitrim and Roscommon County Councils providing knowledge, resources and opportunities for visual artists to engage internationally. Rather than considering ‘rural’ as ‘isolationary’, TRADE emphasises that art is a global construct and encourages a freeflow of ideas and opportunities both for local artists

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Update from the Trades Club Revival

The much-anticipated revival of Sligo Trades Club is now underway. Renovation work, which will see this once vibrant centre for community in Sligo a step closer to reopening, is almost complete. In recent weeks a new stairs has been installed and vital plumbing, electrical and carpentry work are now nearing

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Hulk unveiled as new Relay artist

The newest installment of the Relay project comes from irish music artist Thomas Haugh aka Hulk, and has just gone up on our relay site. A beautiful response to Loscil’s The Sleep MachineThomas says of his peice; ‘As a continuation of the subject of sleep I tried to create something

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Opportunities at The Model 2010

Over the past few weeks early plans have finally started to roll out in preparation for the exciting year ahead when the Model finally reopens on The Mall in Spring 2010. Works are currently drawing to a close at the Model building, and the staff here in our temporary offices

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Update from the College Parties at Reverse Pedagogy

As we already blogged, the schools programme took place at the Reverse Pedagogy show over the past few weeks. If you would like to see what they have been up to drop into the Model Satellite on Castle Street. Reverse Pedagogy closes on November 22nd. Here is an update from

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Sneak preview of what’s in store for The Model 2010

Over the next few weeks we are going to be giving readers of our blog some previews of our exciting programme of events for 2010 when we reopen in our new building. Today we must give a mention to a project which The Model has been involved with over the

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