Simon Mckeown, renowned international artist, will present a free live art event during Cork’s Culture Night 2015, as one of three “Ignite” commissions, which represent the largest ever investment in Ireland’s arts and disability sector. Cork Ignite will showcase a dazzling mix of technologies; riverside buildings will be brought to life through wild projections and an accompanying music score. Simon will be working with the National Sculpture Factory and Create, along with Cork-based disability organisations Suisha Inclusive Arts at COPE Foundation and SoundOUT, to produce a spectacular event that will dazzle thousands of on-lookers on Friday September 18th. He says of the Ignite commission, “My aim is to create, in collaboration with different groups, a hugely exciting event and body of work in Cork and for this work to be seen as a fundamental stepping stone in the perception and production of art whi

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