Arts Council of Northern Ireland

The Funding and Development Agency
for The Arts in Northern Ireland

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On the ‘Brink’ of Brexit: dancers scale new heights with show performed on high table

Tuesday 28th January 2020 at 9am 0 Comments Dance

With less than a week to go until the Brexit deadline of 31st January, Northern Ireland’s leading commissioning dance company, Maiden Voyage Dance, will reflect the ongoing climate of insecurity around the issue by performing a new show called ‘Brink’ - on a 1.5 metre high table!

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Arts Council announces funding of £67,000 for 14 talented artists from Northern Ireland

Saturday 9th November 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Dance, Drama, Literature, Visual Arts, Northern Ireland Music

14 artists from Northern Ireland have been announced as the latest recipients of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s ACES awards 2019-20, a National Lottery supported funding grant bestowed upon Northern Ireland’s most talented emerging artists to enable them to develop their professional, artistic careers through the creation of new work.

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Matt Curry, Artist and Film-maker

Friday 1st November 2019 at 1pm 0 Comments Dance, Drama, Film & TV

The Arts Council has learned with sadness of the death of Armagh-born film maker, Matt Curry, who has died after a short illness with cancer. Matt enjoyed a background in drama and theatre and was widely known and respected in Northern Ireland media circles for his work in film and production with his Belfast-based company Bluebird Media. Several of his short films were screened at international film festivals and he worked on a series of television productions for the BBC, including Panorama and Spotlight.

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