I’m delighted to share that the Drummin Bog Project for Carlow’s only raised bog, has received support from Creative Ireland Carlow for two eco-social art projects.
I was particularly happy to find my doctoral research for developing an eco-social art practice theory and methodology framework, can be used not just for forests but bogs too!
The artistic team working for the Drummin Bog project includes fellow Nine Stone Artists: Jules Michael (lead artist for the projects), Martin Lyttle, Annabel Konig and other local artist-educator and art facilitator Mairead Holahan and Alexis Bernstorff.
The Drummin Bog Projects are two of 16 community art projects supported by Creative Ireland Carlow in 2018-19.
The Drummin Bog Project committee is delighted to announce that two proposals for the Drummin Bog Project are to be supported by Creative Ireland Carlow:
The Bog Rosemary and Fraughan Projects, listed below, build on the initiative of the Drummin Bog Project that created a successful community Hidden | Reveal art event at Visual Carlow, December 2017.
Drummin Bog is Carlow’s only raised bog. The Drummin Bog Project was formed in 2015 to conserve, restore and promote this special place. It is sited in a wider national context; as a member of the Community Wetlands Forum and as part of the overall growing environmental awareness of the importance of raised bogs, in their significance to lowering carbon emissions and as sensitive and important flora and fauna habitats.
The Drummin Bog project aims…
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