Open Call – Street Line Critics & The Prequel Programme Collaboration

Street Line Critics & The Prequel Programme Collaboration

Submission Deadline:  25th April 2014, 12am.

Street Line Critics and The Prequel Programme are delighted to announce an open call for an upcoming collaboration happening in May this year.   We would like to invite you to send in written/text based submissions relating to Ormston House (9-10-11 Patrick Street) for a collaboration which allows everyone to share their thoughts on the legacy of this building and on the fabric of Limerick life over the years. The submission can take any format, whether it is a word, sentence, fact, experience, poem, story, memory, piece of history, research, or even a snippet of conversation which you remember having- As long as it is some way related to the building, even if it happened outside or near it.

All submissions will be written in chalk marker and chalk on the large windows of Ormston House Gallery and the street/foot path outside for the duration of 2 weeks in May.

Each submission will be credited to the person who wrote it, written in quote format on the windows and on the street.

The project will be documented and shared across the Prequel Project and Street Line Critics website platforms as well as all individual submissions being posted on the Street Line Critics website and Facebook.

For further information or to get involved, please send your submission and/or query to  with ‘Ormston House’ in the subject field.  You will receive confirmation of your submission.  We look forward to hearing from you.

About the collaborating parties:

The Prequel Programme

The Prequel Programme is a research project and active archive which was founded to celebrate the history contained within the walls of 9-10-11 Patrick Street (9-10 being Ormston House) and revive these past events in the minds of Limerick’s inhabitants though a series of historically-based contemporary events.

For more information, please visit:

Street Line Critics

’Street Line Critics’ is a network of writers who share their thoughts, experiences and insights about particular places and routes in Limerick city using words of chalk as their medium. They offer alternative perspectives of how we see and use our public places. Opening up our streets through their musings and observations as a canvas to start a critical conversation with and about the city. By providing these impermanent monuments to the everyday, they are drawing attention to these spaces which belong to all of us and are engaging in a process of mapping out, through words, how Limerick is lived, walked, worked and used.

For more information visit:





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