Cloonabinnia Hotel Direct Provision Centre (Vukasin Nedeljkovic).
Cloonabinnia Hotel Direct Provision Centre (Vukasin Nedeljkovic).

Panel discussion as part of Asylum Archive

Create is delighted to announce that Vukasin Nedeljkovic has been awarded the Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2017: Arts and Activism.

Nedeljkovic, a Dublin-based Irish artist, has collaborated with asylum seekers living in direct provision centres for eleven years. Through this bursary, Vukasin intends to explore the processes of collaboration between the artist and activist and the asylum seeking community, and to archive and document Direct Provision as a reference for a period in recent Irish history, noting that we have very little visual information about other Irish carceral sites, including Magdalen laundries, Borstals, Mother and Baby homes and Lunatic Asylums.

As part of the launch of Asylum Archive in Galway, March 2015, Create featured Vukasin as a part of a panel discussion alongside Anthony Haughey, Anne Mulhall, Charlotte McIvor and Megs Morley, chaired by Katrina Goldstone. The discussion centred on the themes evoked by Asylum Archive. Audio of this event can be found on Soundcloud.

Arts Council logo

Sign-up to Create's eBulletin

@CreateIreland

CreateIreland
CreateIreland We're looking forward to welcoming keynote speaker Niall Crowley, independent equality and human rights expert, to #notmybeautifulhouse in Galway on 31 May More info and booking available: bealtaineconference2018.eventbrite.ie pic.twitter.com/h5MfGAnI5V
3 days ago.
CreateIreland
CreateIreland Places are now available at This Is Not My Beautiful House #notmybeautifulhouse , a @BealtaineFest conference with @IAFarchitecture - O'Donoghue Centre Galway on 31 May bealtaineconference2018.eventbrite.ie/ pic.twitter.com/MBNeJchocP
3 days ago.
CreateIreland
CreateIreland Tuesday 24th at 11am, Galway University Hospital Arts Trust launches a selection of Poems for Patience. These poems will be framed throughout the hospital in an effort to give time for reflection and space for hope. @poetry www.cuirt.ie/event/poems-patience-michael-coady/ pic.twitter.com/Ls89ZWMJYe
3 days ago.