to be unveiled at Fort Dunree
ARTLINK has announced the
launch of a new archive celebrating 30 years of artistic
excellence. The exhibition will be unveiled to the
public at the Saldanha Gallery, Fort Dunree on Friday 27
October and will be open for viewing from 10:30am to
4:30pm daily, up until Sunday 5 November 2023.
Curated by Dr Adriana Valderrama from Ulster University
and Artlink Project Co-ordinator Martha McCulloch, the
‘Artlink Archive’ includes extensive materials and
documentation that encapsulate a three-decades-long
journey and is accompanied by an online digital archive.
The motivation behind creating this exhibition lies in
the understanding that having an archive is crucial for
shedding light on the individuals and projects that form
the organisation’s history.
The Artlink Archive is to
be unveiled to the public at the Saldanha Gallery, Fort
Dunree on Friday 27 October 2023.
Formed in 1992, Artlink
has been at the forefront of bringing art to the local
community through its exhibitions, workshops and
innovative projects – nurturing artistic talent and
providing local, national and international artists with
a unique opportunity to conduct research, experiment,
and create new and original works.
Artlink Project Co-ordinator Martha McCulloch said:
“We’re incredibly proud to be unveiling our Artlink
Archive, a testament to the creativity, dedication, and
passion of all the artists and participants who have
been part of our journey now for over 30 years.
“Indeed, this inspiring exhibition and accompanying
online digital archive is a homage to a vibrant artistic
community that has flourished within what we like to
consider our 'Artlink Family'.
“I would like to take this opportunity to invite all art
enthusiasts and the general public to visit and to add
to the archive, share any materials e.g. invitations,
programme leaflets and other artworks produced during
the 30 years of Artlink. These will be professionally
documented and added to the digital archive.”
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