Launching on Culture Night is an exhibition exploring people from divergent industries.
The Exhibition which is entitled “Expanded Territories” is the next phase of the Harnessing Creativity Project, which has received €799,880 through the EU’s INTERREG IVA programme.
The launch takes place at 6pm this Friday and runs all week until the 27th.
On Thursday 26th the famous Science Gallery pop-up event MAKESHOP will be on display at The Dock from 10am-6pm. It will teach you new skills in everything from DIY robotics to 3D printing. The aim of is to provide people with the tools, materials and guidance they need to get making.
On Friday 27th Harnessing Creativity’s one-day free seminar will expand on some of the themes addressed in the exhibition, particularly focusing on the challenges faced by creative practitioners and enterprises. With a host of national representatives from the wider creative sector, the day will excite, ignite and inspire. The event is chaired by TV3’s Collette Fitzpatrick.
Speakers include Brendan Byrne, organiser of Offset, one of Europe’s largest design-centred conferences. Rory O’Connor and Anita Murphy, creators of the Story Cubes and Brendan Canty & Conal Thomson from FeelGoodLost, an exciting duo working in visual arts and film and growing their music label and award winning architect Dominic Stevens who’s recent projects include the Irish Vernacular, how to build a €25,000 home.
Harnessing Creativity is a Cross-Border Project delivered by Leitrim Enterprise Board, ICBAN, Leitrim & Fermanagh Councils, Omagh Enterprise, Tyrone Donegal Partnership and the Leitrim Design House.