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Artist Development

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Hatch & Scratch

Hatch & Scratch provides local artists working in live performance, at any point in their career, with the opportunity to scratch, explore, and experiment with the most embryonic of ideas in a supported environment.

Current Artists

Our Hatch & Scratch programme for 21/22 is currently supporting 16 artists working across different art forms, from emerging to established.

Curatorial Directions

Due to the pandemic, we have paused our Curatorial Directions programme.

Through lectures, discussions, workshops and excursions, emerging curators from the UK, Ireland and Europe, selected from an open call, get to meet each other, share knowledge & experience, and learn from other invited curators, artists, and experts. They explore some of the key issues and ideas regarding contemporary curatorial practice in Northern Ireland and further afield.

Artist in Residence

Our current Artist in Residence is pianist Ruth McGinley.

Our Artist in Residence programme brings international, national, and local artists across a range of art forms and experiences to the MAC. This supported programme allows for non-outcome-based practice development.

Commissions

From playwrighting to composition, MAC Commissions aim to support

the creation of new work from artists across a range of art forms and

experiences.