Bug Parade

Posted on Nov 19, 2023

Bug Parade is an exhibition produced by Inner stream with Diamond Youth, Charter Ni developed over three days during the summer. Offering creative expression to the children involved and a link to professional artists.Inner stream is run by artist Bronagh Lawson and focuses on visual art-based projects within areas and groups that may have little access to working with professional artists with a contemporary practice. We believe that visual art has a magical effect on humans that can gain access to it and in Northern Ireland’s post conflict society it has a particularly key role to play in bring individuals and communities back to wholeness.Social engagement artist Bronagh LawsonInner Stream posse are a core group of freelance artists who work closely to shape each project in this instance the creative team was: Ngaire Jackson Elaine McGinn Bronagh Lawson Is a multi-disciplinary artist who’s practice consists of painting/ words/ performance/ print. Before returning to her art practice she spent 13 years setting up and running cross community, programmes on interfaces in Belfast. Art columnist for Belfast Media group. She has 19 years board experience current Chair of B beyond performance art Belfast , former chair of Paragon studios/Ps squared, Belfast print workshop and gallery and Women’s Tec. Art Collections; Belfast Trust, Office of Public works, Southern Trust, City East, Irish Architectural archive, Ulster Museum (jewellery).First Class degree from Winchester school of art in Textiles and Fashion, Foundation art and design diploma from Bristol , a Fulbright scholar, Parsons school of Design a New York alumni numerous awards for arts programmes for people with dementia, regional award for Talk Talk on using digital technology for social good.Elaine McGinn Is a multi- disciplinary artist based in Northern Ireland that comes from a background of Art therapy ,performance art and education. Her integrative practice includes drawing video and social engagement in community settings. She is currently studying for a Masters of Fine Art at Ulster University and is an active board member of B beyond performance art group, Belfast. Ngaire Jackson Is a sculptor based in Northern Ireland with multiple public commissions under her name most recently including Hillsborough Park and the newly opened Faughhan Valley Woodlands, Her next sculpture is to be installed in the Autumn in Dublin. She has many years of experience working within and running community arts programmes. She has a First class degree in Fine and Applied arts from Ulster University as well as a Masters in Fine Art.Contact innerstreamltd@gmail.com