Artists showcase their work at Transart Cavan 2012

Trans-art, Cavan will showcase the most interesting contemporary art being produced right now in conjunction with this year’s Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann 2012.

Trans-art, Cavan will showcase the most interesting contemporary art being produced right now in conjunction with this year’s Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann 2012.

A major new fringe programme of exhibitions and interventions, called trans-art aims to enrich the creative lives of the public and confirm Cavan’s reputation as a town that encourages artists and their work. Trans-art will run over a two-week period from August 4 to 19.

Curators Joe Keenan, Siobhan Harton and Sally O’Dowd aim to break the barriers between art and public by creating unique environments that are inviting and exciting to visit and hosting a wide range of art practices involving over 40 local, national and international artists. The programme will include exhibitions, installations, performances, Artist’s talks, tours, film, street art, site-specific works, workshops, open forums, a souvenir shop and more! The work will be shown at thirteen venues around the town including four churches, the Kinnypottle River and the swimming pool with the Cavan Institute Main Street serving as the trans-art hub.

Participating artists include Patricia McKenna, Michael Fortune, Sally O’Dowd, Siobhan Harton, Maria Anastassiou, Leo Devlin, Brian Connolly, Alastair MacLennan, Chrissie Cadman, Elisa Haug, Hugh O’Donnell, Jessie Keenan, Ellie Creighton, Karolina Raczynski, Aine Phillips, Michael Mayhew, Carlotta Hester, Cliona Harmey, Mark Cullen and Jane McCormick.

For further information click on: www.facebook.com/transartcavan