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Visual Art: Augmented Body, Altered Mind by AlanJames Burns at Carlow Arts Festival

10 - 12 Jun 2022, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm (Past)

Carlow College, St Patrick's, College St, Carlow, Festival HQ

Augmented Body, Altered Mind is an immersive interactive experience that explores the relationships between technology, neurodivergence and climate change.

Augmented Body, Altered Mind was created by artist AlanJames Burns in collaboration with writer Dylan Coburn Grey, composer Michael Riordan, and digital artist collective Ibragim.

The user wears a headset and interacts with a digital artwork constructed by the electric signals from their brain. Because everyone’s brain activity is different, each experience of the artwork will be unique.

FREE. Carlow College, 11am – 8pm. 16+. 

Commissioned by Carlow Arts Festival with funding from the Arts Council Commissions Award and the Arts and Disability Connect scheme.

AlanJames Burns received an Arts and Disability Connect New Work award in 2021.

Arts and Disability Connect includes New Work, Research and Development, Mentoring and Training awards for individual artists with disabilities.

The Arts and Disability Connect scheme is designed to support artists with disabilities to be ambitious, to develop their practice and to connect with arts organisations and arts professionals in the Republic of Ireland.

The Arts and Disability Connect scheme is funded by the Arts Council and managed by Arts & Disability Ireland.


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