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PQ 2023 Performance Designers Open Call & Appointment of Curator and Producer

PQ 2023 OPEN CALL PERFORMANCE DESIGNERS ISSSD

Ireland at PQ 2023 The Next Four Years: speculative retrospective The Irish Society of Stage and Screen Designers (ISSSD) is delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Creed as Curator and Maura O’Keeffe with Once Off Productions as Creative Producer for the Irish presentation at PQ 2023 and the subsequent National Tour, with their proposal… Read more »

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Arts Council Capacity Building Award 2022

We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded an Arts Council Capacity Building Scheme 2022  to implement our four-year Strategic Plan, build a new website and commission a groundbreaking report on a sustainable model for props storage! Strategic Plan The award allows us to re-engage the services of Tríona Ní Dhuibhir. Tríona was… Read more »

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SkĒNOGRAPHIA Series 2 Funded by the Arts Council

We are delighted to announce that our application for the Arts Council Theatre Resource and Development Scheme to run a second series of SkĒNOGRAPHIA has been successful! Presented in association with Project Arts Centre, these series of free online creative workshops, lectures and practical sessions will start in October 2022 and will take place on a monthly basis. Skēnographia… Read more »

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Basic Income for the Arts Pilot Scheme

We are one of the Certifying Organisations for the Basic Income for the Arts Pilot Scheme. All our active members can show proof of membership by providing a receipt of paid membership for 2021 (invoices issued on 15th December). If you have paid your invoice already, please, get in touch with us at communications@isssd.ie and we’ll… Read more »

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PQ 2023 Curator Open Call

PQ 2023 OPEN CALL CURATOR ISSSD

We are seeking compelling, ambitious and exciting proposals for a vision to represent Ireland at the world’s leading scenography exhibition: the Prague Quadrennial. Curators are invited to submit a proposal.This must be received by noon on Monday 28 March 2022 More info here ISSSD seeks expressions of interest from Curators who wish to present an exhibition… Read more »

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PQ2023 Open Call to Members

PQ2023 LOGO

After having received Arts Council funding under the Capacity Building Scheme, we have been running a series of meetings with Tríona Ní Dhuibhir towards our Strategic Plan, including PQ2023 for which we have formed a Subcommittee. We submitted an application for PQ2023 to represent Ireland again, after our successful exhibition in 2019 and we are… Read more »

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AGM 2022

As per our last newsletter and after receiving feedback from you (thanks for filling out the survey) we have scheduled the AGM and facilitated session on Saturday 19/02/2022, 3pm-5.30pm.  The AGM will kick off at 3pm sharp, and it will be followed by a facilitated session with Tríona Ní Dhuibhir where we will look at our vision and… Read more »

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SkĒNOGRAPHIA Funded by the Arts Council

We are delighted to announce that our application for the Arts Council Theatre Resource and Development Scheme for Skēnographia has been successful! Presented in association with Project Arts Centre, these series of free online creative workshops, lectures and practical sessions will take place on a monthly basis (please, see full list below). Skēnographia showcases and engages with the broad… Read more »

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Arts Council Capacity Building Award

We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded an Arts Council Capacity Building Scheme. This is a milestone for the society as it will ensure its consolidation and continuity. The award allows us to engage the services of Tríona Ní Dhuibhir, who will develop a transparent organisational architecture that rotating committees can adhere to…. Read more »

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New partnership with field:arts

We are delighted to announce we have a new partnership as Associate Organisation with field:arts, a cohort of Artists and Creative Producers. A new Creative Production Supports initiative supported by the Arts Council that will cultivate growth, sustainability and ambition across the independent contemporary arts sector in Ireland by prioritising the fundamental relationship between the… Read more »