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Time Trap

Animation inside prison.

A Made in Belfast production by Amanda Dunsmore and prisoners at Long Kesh/H.M.P. Maze, 1999. Amanda Dunsmore was invited to Long Kesh/HMP Maze as a visiting artist by the Prison Arts Foundation. Trained as a sc...

Ireland’s First Video Diary – Circus Exposé

With Margaretta D'Arcy.

The first video diary ever made in Ireland filmed by the artist, playwright and pirate radio broadcaster - Margaretta D'Arcy. Margaretta lives and works experimentally with women in the west of Ireland. She founded...

Sweet Memories

Reminiscence therapy in E. Belfast.

Mullan Mews and Sydenham Court are bespoke supported housing schemes developed in partnership with the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust by Clanmil Housing. The design and ethos of these supported housing sch...

World Community Arts Day with Andrew Crummy

Heather Floyd interviews.

Heather Floyd from Community Arts Forum chats to Andrew Crummy on a visit to Belfast to explain and promote World Community Arts Day which is celebrated each 17th February. "All we ask of you on that day is t...

Conway Mill: The Realisation of a Dream

Regeneration in West Belfast.

After many years of overcoming hurdles and struggling to raise funds, the £5m Conway Mill restoration was finally launched at a gala gathering. The Mill is aimed at promoting social/economic regeneration, job creat...

My Secret Garden

Artist Liam Breandán de Frinse.

A portrait of the artist, Liam Breandán de Frinse. Liam Breandán de Frinse is one of Ireland's most accomplished multimedia artists, distinguished principally as a painter, but also well-known as an installation ar...

John Kindness – Retrospective Exhibition

The Irish multimedia artist.

John Kindness is an Irish multimedia artist whose work often contrasts material, image and reference in an unusual and humorous way. He attended the Belfast College of Art and now lives and works in Dublin. He is a...

Inside Studio 23

Mo McDevitt's Studio 23.

Situated in the former DeLorean factory premises, Studio 23, became one of Belfast's most important artists resources. Mo McDevitt, the Studio’s Manager, founded the studio starting from scratch. It housed photographe...

Neil Shawcross: A Portrait

The artist Neil Shawcross.

Neil Shawcross (born March 15, 1940) is an artist born in Lancashire, England who has lived in Northern Ireland since 1962. Primarily a portrait painter, his subjects have included novelist Francis Stuart, football...

Art and Conflict

The Arts Council Conference.

The Arts Council Conference. The Grand Opera House was the venue for the Arts Council Conference, which focused on the issues surrounding conflict and the place of art in resolving conflict. The programme shows ...

Paint for Peace

Two local muralists.

Danny Devenny and Mark Ervine are two muralists from opposite sides of the political divide. Together, they are crossing the sectarian boundaries of Northern Ireland, bringing with them a positive outlook, for the ...

The Miami (Clap Your Hands, Stomp Your Feet)

The Miami Massacre, 1975.

Some 30 years ago no showband made the headlines in the way the Miami Showband did. The documentary is based around the chilling event that took place at 2.30am, 31st July 1975, (The Miami Massacre) and contains a ...

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