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Creativity on show at Uillinn

May 15th, 2018 10:02 PM

By Southern Star Team

Dancers Gabriele Binroth, Lucija Kluzniak-Madajczak, Patricia O'Sullivan, Jörg Binroth, Corrin Adams, Pamuya Kluzniak-Madajczak, Jasmine Adams, Daria Py, Muireann Levis and Sarah Binroth, in Up to the Elbow, a cross-generational performance fusing dance, music, poetry and visual art as part of West

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UILINN: West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen is celebrating this month’s national Bealtaine Festival with a multidisciplinary exhibition (see photo, right). It will showcase many of the art programmes and projects with older people that take place at the centre and throughout the region, along with workshops, an outing to Garinish Island and a gallery tour. To mark the occasion, a selection of work from West Cork Arts Centre Older People’s programme will be on exhibition until June 9th in the stairwell and corridor galleries. The exhibition includes a paintings by Early Bird Artists who meet at Uillinn each Monday morning with artist Paul Forde Cialis. There will also be a selection of poems, sculpture, film, music and paintings from each of the 11 locations that participate in the Arts for Health Programme in West Cork including Aboriginal Paintings by residents at Skibbereen Community Hospital with artist Toma McCullim, porcelain ceramics ‘Píosa obair’ by residents in Clonakilty Community Hospital with Sarah Ruttle and Michael Ray, Dancer Dancer Poems and original musical compositions by residents at Bantry General Hospital, collaborating with artist Tess Leak and Daragh Kearns Hayes, and ‘Secret life of Things’ a touring project that took place in five day care centres of Bantry, Castletownbere, Clonakilty, Dunmanway and Skibbereen with artist Toma McCullim, painting and sound installation ‘The Determined Daffodil’ with Sharon Dipity and Fiona Kelleher and residents of Dunmanway Community Hospital. Meanwhile, Bealtaine Tour of the galleries at Uilinn will take place on Wednesday May 16th at 11am, to book this or take part in any of the above contact 02822090.

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