INTERFACE – where Science meets Art
Exhibition visit to Interface, Inagh Valley
Monday 30th October. Meet outside Veldons at 10.45am.
Interface is a studio and residency programme for visual artists, dancers, writers and musicians, situated in the Inagh Valley, in the heart of Connemara. The mission is to provide catalysing opportunities for artists in residence to engage with other international artists and local people through a unique platform with outstanding natural beauty that explores the intersections between scientific research and art.
Finnish Kantele and Jouhikko player Rauno Nieminen’s career has brought him renown as a performer, scholar and champion of the ancient instruments and folk music of Northern Europe. He has a PhD from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and in 1984 founded the luthier school at the Ikaalinen School of Art and Design.