MADE Festival, The MAC
Community Partner: The MAC - facilitated by Mervyn Smyth - 6 October to 13 October 2012
Belfast Exposed community artist Mervyn Smyth set up a photo booth in the MAC during their 2012 MADE Festival. The photo booth was then used by the participants during the festival as a way to evaluate their Made Festival experience.
The Made Festival created by the The Den Collective is Belfast’s only arts festival produced by and for 14-18 year olds. The MADE Festival seen the MAC hand over the reins to young people for a week of performances, shows, film, workshops, exhibitions and lots of free activities too.
The Den is a place for young creatives aged 14-18 to discover, share and get involved in the arts. Meeting weekly, the group plans events and projects for other young people in the MAC through creative activity. The Den is a great opportunity to meet other young people, learn more about working in the creative industries and gain valuable experience for future careers.