Dublin – Block T

25-27 Bow Ln W, Saint James' (part of Phoenix Park), Dublin, D08 NW89, Ireland

Credits: Picture from the journal.ie
Country Ireland
City Dublin
Name Block T
Date 2010
Description BLOCK T is an independent artistic enterprise based in Smithfield, Dublin 7 since 2010. It is founded on the belief that creativity enriches people’s lives.

BLOCK T aspires to influence societal change through cultural engagement.

From having only 12 artist studios, it has grown into a 26,000 square ft studio and workshop space with Hotdesks, Classrooms, Photography Darkroom, Meeting Rooms and over 70 creative studio spaces that currently house over 120 Members.

Over the past five years they have produced over 700 projects, workshops, events and exhibitions that have engaged with over 800 artists and Members. They have welcomed over 150,000 visitors to their buildings and the Smithfield area through their facilities, cultural programming and Skillsets, an alternative learning platform. Education is also central to their institution, for which they have mentored and consulted over 5,000 hours to students, creative individuals, businesses and organisations.

Collaboration is a cornerstone of their business strategy. They have collaborated with and facilitated local businesses, colleges, non for profits and other art and cultural organisations.

Urban Co-Governance Moderate
Enabling State Weak
Pooling Strong
Experimentalism Moderate
Tech Justice Moderate
Website https://www.blockt.ie/about
References, sources, contact person(s) Website ; BLOCK T Dublin. (2018) retrieved from the website.

Contact : info@blockt.ie


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Added: 8.06.18