Launch of New Residential Studios in Fire Station Studios

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Noel talks to CLODAGH KENNY, director of Fire Station Studios about the launch of 2 new residential studios.

She talks about the origins of the studios, the support they gave to visual artists and the details of the new studios.

She also talks about how some artists struggle to get exhibitions, the history of the studio building, the process an artist goes through when graduating art college and the incentives they do for art students.

She also describes the effects of recent cuts by the Government for the Arts and it’s values.

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Duration: 16'28" DATE: June 20, 2014
Interviewer:Noel McGuinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Clodagh Kenny
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Arts & Culture
Keywords:fire station studios, residential studios, help for artists, arts and culture, government cuts
LocationDublin Time Period:2014
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20140620_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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