Who Do You Clap For?

This week Bailieborough Creative Hub was proud to join in with a worlwide art installation designed to show  appreciation to all frontline workers during the COVID19 pandemic.  The #iclapfor project was the inspiration of Artist Ian Berry and his image of clapping hands has been projected on buildings all around the world. The Hub was deligted to to have the image projected by Freddie Datta so we could say our thanks to those who are working hard on the frontline. Check out the projection HERE #iclapfor  #PinYourThanks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creative Collaboration in Lockdown.

Poet and Hub member Fidel Hogan Walsh has collaborated with fine art photographer Julie Corcoran on her poem ‘2020, Memories’ that was recently published in pendemic.ie literary magazine. The poem has been brought to life visually by the wonderfully talented Julie with this thought-provoking image.

2020, Memories

Blinded in a winter’s dread no prophet foresaw.
Spring’s new life erupted into a chaos of fear.
Desolation replaced the warmth of a hug.
Children banished from our everyday lives!

Ah, the blessings — a swift journey home
to the unexpected happiness under one roof.
Chatter, laughter —
a family enduring dark days
come what may!

Time, the pickpocket of memories — stood still.
Watching — new ways of keeping our spirits alive,
to be remembered, cherished.
Lost moments recaptured before summer’s end!

An Invisible killer started a war,
so much pressure on our frontline.
But, it would be —
‘Love and Stay at Home’
that had their backs!

Death came at a fast pace.
Isolation the enemy of a treasured last goodbye —
grief mourned in silent lockdown.

And now,
the road to healing shattered hearts and souls begins!
fidel 05/05/2020©

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Creating in a Cocoon

Sally-Ann Duffy textile artist and Hub member has spent the last 11 weeks constantly creating while cocooning. Sewing is Sally-Ann’s way of relaxing and filling the days and has tried lots of different techniques to while away the hours. Find her on Instagram to see more ….

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Flowers and Facinators

Shirley Hall, Hub member is keeping her hand in making a fascinator for a wedding in October. By doing a hat revamp she can make an old hat look new but changing at few things to match with a different colour outfit. Shirley is also making flower arrangements as everyone likes getting flowers these were to celebrate the arrival of a new baby.

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Baby Love

Hub member Ann Butler has been brushing up on her sewing skills during the long days at home in lockdown and has created this sweet little cushion to celebrate the arrival of her first great grandchild!

Welcome to the world baby Arlo and let’s hope you can cuddle great nanna soon.

 

 

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