Activating Public Engagement in Rural Places

A masterclass for artists led by Deirdre O'Mahony

Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th February 2019

Artist Deirdre O’Mahony leads this intensive weekend master class revolving around three lectures that reflect upon key issues affecting contemporary rural places:

    • Local or “Local” Local, ideas of “Community” in contemporary rural Ireland.


    • My Place your Space – Land, Regulation, and Unruly Subjectivities


    • Is That All There Is? Productive Land/Consumer Destination the Future of Farming

This class is for artist-practitioners with prior experience in social and community-based art practice in rural places. Over the weekend time will be given for one-to-one discussions on the participating artist’s projects and practice.

Cost: €60 (subsidised). 12 places available. Download flyer + itinerary

The event will take place at The Courthouse Gallery & Studios, Ennistymon Co Clare.

To apply, please send a CV and a letter of interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The deadline for applications is Friday 15th February 2019.