Resilience

coffee|culture #3 This January, coffee|culture is inviting three creatives who have used their artistic output as a form of expression enabling them to thrive. Although the creative industry can be a challenging and daunting place, creatives are resilient and bounce back from obstacles be it diminishing arts grants, red tape regulations or burnout. Given the…

A Lesson in Creativity

  Dan Eames is a multidisciplinary designer who recently graduated from Graphic Design and Visual Culture at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. From Edna O’Brien’s controversial, The Country Girls (1960), to a digital installation aimed at calculating and measuring happiness, satisfaction and contentment, to the traditional and long established idea of the…

HALFTONE 2017

The first week of November has found itself brimming with cultural activity, with the likes of Mind Over Matter by the Institute of Designers in Ireland, a day of creativity aiming to shed light on mental health in the design community, VUE National Contemporary Art Fair located at the RHA with 21 participating galleries, and The Future,…

Café Culture

Katy Gaffney is a graduate from the Visual Culture department at NCAD, a culinary connoisseur and one-half of the coffee|culture collective.   It’s a well-worn adage that coffee and creativity go hand-in-hand, not least because of caffeine’s ability to kick us into a higher gear. Rather, it’s the simple act of sharing a coffee with…

Coffee Culture

coffee|culture is a series of creative talks set to occupy a selection of Dublin’s best speciality cafés on one morning per month. Each venue is significant for its commendation on the Dublin City Coffee Map created by First Draft Coffee, presenting a snapshot of a truly vibrant and bustling coffee scene of over 30 cafés, each…

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…