"Any debate on the significance and worth of the arts is also echoing a wider debate on some fundamental moral issues such as the inclusive capacity of contemporary forms of democracy, the degree of participation of citizens in society or their exclusion and its consequences, the quality of daily life and the nature of human activity, and the essence of what we define as work"
Echoing themes and concerns within Still, We Work, President Michael D.Higgins reflected recently on gender, the role of the arts, and the problem of artists' precariousness within Irish society when addressing the general assembly of Aosdána...
President Higgins addresses the Aosdana general assembly 2015.
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