GCN

To celebrate Galway Culture Night, Above the Fold are teaming up with Coffeewerk + Press to host an inspiring evening of talks designed to explore and celebrate the many unique, slow and thoughtful process of creating present in the West of Ireland. We have invited a selection of speakers to present their body of work…

Culture Night

Above the Fold are collaborating with The Tara Building to present a night of talks designed to highlight the creative and collaborative nature of Dublin’s newest co-working space. Talks will feature artists, designers, thinkers and doers whose work has made a considerable impact on Dublin’s creative and cultural landscape This event is brought to you in association with…

Table Quiz

Above the Fold are hosting a fundraiser table quiz with a twist! Dust off those Leaving Cert notes as we have teamed up with experts from fashion, architecture, product design, visual arts, film, animation & illustration, visual communication and much, much more to prepare a table quiz to test even the most specialised art and design…

Studio Nugno

It’s predicted that by 2020, 50% of the US workforce will consist of freelance and self-employed workers and with 85,000 Irish creatives said to be working for themselves, Ireland is certainly set to take a similar path. But what is attracting Ireland’s creatives to pursue a career with such precarious prospects? Eleonora Bigi and her…

Bright Futures

The Graduates   CONOR FORAN     Conor is a Visual Communication graduate from NCAD, he is the co-founder of BARE Magazine and was recently awarded the illustrious Vincent Steer Award by the International Society of Typographic Designers. He based his recent final year project on his personal experience with a stutter.      …

Turf Collective

  Turf are a female-led art and design collective hailing from Ireland, who recently launched their debut exhibition TORN in the John Doe Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Their aim is to highlight emerging Irish female artists in the global art community. There are two predominant traits that distinguish Turf from other creative collectives. Turf…

The Collective

Europe’s First Tech-free Retreat The Collective was born from a shared desire to provide mentoring assistance for entrepreneurs, innovators, freelancers, creatives and start-ups. Spanning over four days in the forested hills of Collserola, Barcelona, The Collective will encourage attendees to harness their creative potential by attending four jam-packed days of inspiring talks by industry professionals. Collaborative Over the…

Bare

Three soon-to-be graduates Deirdre Rawle, Conor Foran and Lucas Garvey, launched the second edition of Bare “An NCAD-based magazine, that exposes and promotes the work of art and design students while believing that process can be more exciting than the finished piece”. The students juggled planning, funding and creation of Bare during the final semester of college, wedged between…