Thursday, 24th August 2017
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Just about a year ago a set of nine puppets made their first public appearance during a filming session at the Dungarvan Shopping Centre.

They were made by members of the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) Resource Centre, during an eight month project led by local artist and writer Corina Duyn.

Corina, also a member of the IWA, was asked in 2014 if she could facilitate puppet project. This Life Outside the Box project received funding from Create – Artist in the Community Scheme, part of the Arts Council of Ireland. The IWA staff provided practical support every step of the way.

The making of the puppets and props were a weekly adventure into learning new skills, building friendships, sharing lots of laughter, but also brought a huge sense of empowerment. Words like “I found me again”, and “I did not know I could do this”, were heard during the session.

To the participants absolute delight this very short film will be screened on the 15th March 2017 at the international disability film festival Picture This in Calgary, Canada. To celebrate this achievement, local public venues have been hugely supportive to host screenings of the film between 10th and 17th March:

Dungarvan SGC Cinema. Before every movie from Friday 10th until Thursday 16th March.

Waterford Centre for Independent Living, Cheshire - John's Hill, Wednesday 15th March at 12.15, and 12.30.

Dungarvan Shopping Centre on screens in the main lobby from Monday 13th until Friday 17th March.

Easons Dungarvan have kindly agreed to sell the project Book/DVD, and notebooks. All proceeds go the IWA Art group.

Digital screening on the Puppet’s Blog lifeoutsidethebox-puppetproject.blogspot.ie from the 15th March.

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