Waterford City and County Council (WCCC) have embraced the Creative Communities Pillar of Creative Ireland since 2017. Through provision of Open Calls to encourage communities and individuals to apply for funding, Waterford’s creativity is highlighted in many inspiring initiatives ranging from heritage, crafts & environmental projects to artistic collaborations, choirs, murals and more.

 

07/05/2020. FREE TO USE IMAGE. Artist Jean Curran launches the Dungarvan Art Trail, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. Running from May through to September 2021, in various shop windows, the Arts Centre and Library throughout the coastal town. Dungarvan Art Trail is delighted to present The Vertigo Project by internationally acclaimed, locally based, dye transfer printer and artist Jean Curran. Pictured with Jean (center) are Katherine Collins,  Creative Ireland Waterford coordinator and Cllr Damien Geoghegan, Mayor of Waterford City & County. Picture: Patrick Browne Artist Jean Curran launches the Dungarvan Art Trail  Running from May through to September 2021, in various shop windows, the Arts Centre and Library throughout the coastal town. Dungarvan Art Trail is delighted to present The Vertigo Project by internationally acclaimed, locally based, dye transfer printer and artist Jean Curran. The Dungarvan Art Trail, conceived by Jean Curran, has been brought to life with the generous support of Creative Ireland Waterford, the Arts Office, Waterford City and County Council, as well as the input and openness of local business and property owners. The Dungarvan Art Trail initiative has created an opportunity for viewers to re-appraise their connection with the space in which the art is displayed and aims to deepen the level of engagement between the community, local business and the artworks.  A series of 18 original handmade dye transfer prints by Irish artist Jean Curran – a work of editing and re-presentation that takes key scenes from Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo to reveal the artistry of the film in a fresh and novel way. Produced with the full co-operation of the Hitchcock estate, Curran first edited select frames from a rare original Technicolor dye imbibition print of Vertigo from 1958, and then printed them using the same dye transfer process by which the movie was made. This experiential exhibition of dye transfer photographic prints in Dungarvan is

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