Alan Nolan - We Can Be Heroes

Alan Nolan - We Can Be Heroes

Light Up - Draíocht Building Projection Commissions 2021

Mon 1 Feb - Sat 13 Mar 2021

We are delighted to launch ‘Light Up’, an artist led, community engagement Project, presented by Draíocht, in partnership with Fingal County Council. It sees Draíocht commission artists to create a series of images that will be projected on to our building over the darker months of 2021 ... READ MORE ... 

Our first projections are works by illustrator Alan Nolan called ‘We Can Be Heroes’. Responding to a brief to create a work that was for children, that had a sense of new beginnings and optimism, Alan responded with a concept around 'kids as heroes'. 

He said  "We rightly laud our frontline staff as heroes for their work, but kids have been equally brave and have lost a huge chunks of their childhood -- they have missed out on birthdays, parties, school friends and school ceremonies; many have even lost loved ones. Yet they bounce back like heroes. Kids deserve to be honoured as such and to know that the coming year will be better."

We couldn’t have put it better!

DOWNLOAD Alan's Activity Sheet

Superhero Workshop with Alan Nolan - Fluffy the Wonder Cat

What will be on our building next? You’ll just have to wait and see!

Share your visit to our Projections with us ...  #5kmfromhome  #DraiochtProjections  #LightUp  
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  • Superhero Workshop with Alan Nolan - Fluffy the Wonder Cat video