Culture Night - Leitrim - A Creative Landscape

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Join us Friday 23rd of September at 5pm to celebrate the creative landscape that is Leitrim!

As part of Culture Night, a national moment, celebrating culture, creativity and the arts and seeks to actively promote the belief that this rich and varied culture is alive, we are holding a showcase for "Leitrim" - A Creative Landscape.

Enjoy a showcase of a selection of images by photographer Brian Farrell from an upcoming publication by The Leitrim Design House titled Leitrim – A Creative Landscape. Drop by and hear the poetic Brian Farrell share some of the conversations that came to the surface during the making of this book. Come and meet some of the master craft makers that are celebrated within it and browse the digital preview of this book in store during the evening, ahead of its publication this Autumn.

Leitrim – A Creative Landscape will highlight the often overlooked wealth of the county and act as a great reminder to embrace this unique creative community and protect the landscape they hold dear. Both enrich our way of life, our way of living and are of each other.

Leitrim has a strong reputation as a creative, innovative and environmentally aware county. Filled with characters which all add up to make this place unique. Many of these characters are makers and artists with stories to share. Brian Farrell, a photographer and word smith is capturing this rich creative community within their landscape, with the aim of drawing out how place inspires creativity and creativity enriches a place and the people within it. Brian has engaging with a select group of makers on a series of conversations while capturing the spirit of these creatives in both their studio and landscape settings across the County of Leitrim. Through their engagement and the interweaving of stories and reflections and images captured, these moments will be drawn out by Brian Farrell’s creative process and mastery of image making and storytelling. This story building project will bring to the surface the important relationship that is ever present between the two.

The Dock are also celebrating culture night with an exciting programme of events for all ages. Drop in to children's workshops, trad in the foyer, performance by Celina Muldoon and more. For More information, visit The Dock