Art & Science
CÚRAM’s Art and Science programme creates links between the scientific and artistic communities to support the art-science discipline while increasing interest in science and current research. Since 2015, CÚRAM has hosted artist residencies in its laboratories.
Award winning artists Anne Cleary and Denis Connolly, who live and work between Paris and Ireland, were selected to develop the 2017-2018 art-science project with the Westside community using the research being carried out at CÚRAM as their inspiration.
The ‘School of Alternative Possibilities’, which is led by socially engaged artist, Joanna McGlynn, who became the artist in residence at CÚRAM in 2016. This residency was curated by Andrea Fitzpatrick.
The 2015 the Chimera Art and Science Programme was founded by Andrea Fitzpatrick, who acted as its Director and curator. Chimera hosted two artists in residence, Siobhan McGibbon and Joanna Hopkins, and a student project comprising of eleven students from the Centre for Creative Arts and Media, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology.