2018 is a liberating year for women in Ireland. It marks the centenary of women’s voting rights. It’s the year women were given entitlement over their own reproductive systems. It’s also the year we realised that the gender pay gap has widened, with women receiving 14% less pay than men. If women are still seen…

June

We are huge event enthusiasts at Above the Fold, whether it’s one of our own or someone else’s. As it can be challenging finding decent event resources in Ireland, especially for the creatively inclined, we decided to share our two cents by curating a monthly event guide. The Monthly Edition will feature a sample of…

Above the Fold 2017

Above the Fold 2017 Above the Fold returned to The Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane, for the second annual Above the Fold Creative Conference. Speakers were selected for their contribution to Ireland’s cultural landscape and their motivation for striving to create great work, defying obstacles and challenges faced by the creative industry in Ireland. Superfolk Jo Anne…

Toby Kaar

Can you describe your creative practice in a few words? I guess it’s a sedimentary process, whereby music comes together over the course of months or years. I used to make music quite quickly, but nowadays I add something to a track, leave it a few days, take the added something out again, etc., etc.…

Joe Caslin

Can you describe your creative practice in a few words? Social activating street art. Are you working on a particular project at the moment? Yes, I am currently working on a project with the tentative title ‘The Volunteers’. You have successfully transformed facades of buildings and castle walls into canvasses. What made you decide to…

Dani Gill

Can you take us through a day in the life of Dani Gill. Avocado, the good coffee, list making, a mind-map perhaps, a dip in the sea or ten mins of observing the sea, reading, more reading, literary research, a good chat with someone I like, constructive day dreaming, planning, end of day review, down time.…