Our projects and programs aim over time to amplify voices that have not always been at the forefront of Irish cultural expression. We believe that including these voices is essential for a richer and more diverse understanding of what it means to be Irish. Recognizing that culture has often seemed to be something in the hands of a few, we seek to place Ireland at the forefront of expanding new discussion around access, participation, production and co-creation.
Cuala Foundation is thrilled to bring #IAmIrish to the United States. The exhibition launched at New York Irish Center in Long Island City on Thursday 8 November 2018. #IAmIrish is a creative exhibition that celebrates the voices and experiences of Irish people everywhere who happen to be mixed race. Curated by Lorraine Maher, photos by Tracey Anderson and Jillian Freyer (NY). Production (NY) by June Kosloff.
Cuala participated in a creative workshop with Dublin’s SAOL Project and NGO Fourth World ATD (All Together in Dignity) highlighting the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals and International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This is part of a developing cultural project for women in Ireland and the U.S. whose lives are affected by poverty and addiction.
CUALA CLUB DUN LAOGHAIRE In collaboration with Crosscare we ran a summer project with youth from Ballybrack and Sallynoggin who learned about community history and completed research projects about addiction and [...]