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Join artist and researcher Renata Pekowska for a listening and drawing session as part of IMMA Horizons programme of creative experiences for wellbeing.

The workshop is a relaxing sketching activity, an audio attention focus exercise and is part of attention and art experience research project.

Participants will listen to Dublin Digital Radio at 

PLEASE NOTE: Please bring phones with internet access and headphones.

All are welcome, no experience necessary, to this free, bookable workshop. To book, please email [email protected]. We will meet at IMMA’s main reception at 10.45am on Sat 27 January.

Thank you to sound artists Rachel Ni Chuinn, Paul Synnott and Kevin Free for permission to use their work in this project.

Dublin Digital Radio (ddr)

Dublin Digital Radio (ddr) is an entirely volunteer run online digital radio station, platform and community, broadcasting 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Founded in 2016, ddr now has over 175 residents delving deep into the various currents of music, art, politics & culture happening on the island of Ireland and beyond. ddr is independent, not for profit and survives thanks to its members, supporters, regular fundraising events and the dedication of its volunteer team, residents and community.

Alternating Current festival is returning with two days of programming on the 27 – 28 of October 2023. Since it’s inception, it has provided a seminally important platform for Irish electronics musicians to share their work in the middle of our capital city. The entire festival, and Dublin Digital Radio in general, is run by volunteers. For more details click here.

Artist Bio

Renata Pekowska is a visual artist and researcher based in Dublin. She is currently an Irish Research Council scholar PhD researcher at the School of Media of TU Dublin.

Her current project interrogates expanded drawing workshop format as research and artistic practice.

IMMA Horizons

IMMA Horizons aims to contribute to new thinking on how creativity can positively impact health and wellbeing through programming and partnerships.

Extensive research has identified the role of the arts and creative engagement in the promotion of wellbeing across the life course. Building on the strong history of arts and health in Ireland, IMMA Horizons contributes to new research and ongoing conversations in Ireland and globally, advocating for arts experiences to be recognised as an important part of a healthy life.

IMMA Horizons provides free creative experiences and events for adults to meet and explore art together at a relaxed pace, in a sociable and supportive environment that encourages active participation by all. Take time for yourself and discover new ways of looking at the world and connecting with others, through facilitated experiences at IMMA and online.