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Practice Talk Series

Kids' Own Publishing Partnership

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Practice Talk Series –  A series of online talks made by artists and arts professionals which will address different areas of arts practice with children and young people.

The next talk is:


“The Writing Artist” by Jan Svenungsson: 12th May, 1-2pm

Jan Svenungsson is a Swedish visual artist based in Berlin. He is interested in how the two alternative forms of expression (writing and visual art) may complement – or clash with – each other. He is the author of "An Artist's Text Book" which addresses practical, as well as theoretical, concerns regarding the role of text in the life of the visual artist today. In his talk he will talk about his view of "The Writing Artist"."


Anne O'Gorman in conversation with Tomm Moore, Co-founder and Creative Director of Cartoon Saloon- Date to be confirmed


Previous talks:

'Learning by looking through a child's eyes' : Ríonach Ní Néill

Thursday 22nd April, 10.30 - 11.30am.

Dancer and Choreographer Ríonach Ní Néill discusses two works that involved children in different ways: See Saw - an interactive work for family groups; and Between Earth, Sky and Home - a work created with professional dancers and young people aged 8-16 years.

To listen to excerpts of this talk or to hear it in full, visit our Talk Series Blog.


'Engaging collaborative arts practice with children in hospitals'

Helene Hugel, artistic director with Helium, and Siobhan Clancy, freelance community artist, shared their background experience and learning while working together on the Puppet Portal Project. Click here to listen to excerpts from this talk.

Have questions about Practice Talk Series? Contact Kids' Own Publishing Partnership


Kids' Own Publishing Partnership

Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership is a children’s arts organisation and Ireland’s only dedicated publisher of children’s work. Established in 1997, Kids’ Own strives to nurture children’s individual creative expression and to raise the profile and status of children’s artwork and writing to a wider audience through publishing and the arts. Kids’ Own also supports the work of artists, parents, teachers and other individuals who work alongside children and young people to support their ongoing learning and development. Over 17 years, Kids’ Own has engaged with over 30,000 children & parents nationwide. 

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