The Dog Project at Carlow Art Festival 2018

100 dogs was be unleashed around the streets of Carlow as part of The Dog Project.

Get involved in the dog walk on Saturday through the town or simply marvel at the strangely lifelike hand-crafted creations as they pop up in unusual contexts throughout the weekend.

Each dog is created locally in papier mache through intensive workshops in Carlow schools led by artist Tom Campbell.

This unique visual arts installation and fun community based project shows the environmentally friendly way of making sculpture come alive.

Friday 8 June, 12 – 6pm at Fairgreen Shopping Centre, Carlow Town.

Saturday 9 June, dog walk starts at 12pm at Fairgreen Centre,
reaches Festival HQ Carlow College at 1.30pm, stays until 8pm at Festival HQ Carlow College

Sunday 10 June, 1 – 8pm at Festival HQ Carlow College


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