Patrick Fox is Director of Create, Ireland’s national development agency for collaborative arts. Create supports artists who engage with communities in the broadest sense to create contemporary work. Patrick is interested in dialogical and open-ended approaches to the artistic process and growing international trends in this field. Prior to his current position Patrick was Head of Collaborations & Engagement at FACT Liverpool (Foundation for Creative Technology), leading the acclaimed tenantspin project as part of his portfolio.
Patrick holds a Bsc in Multimedia and a Masters in Cultural Leadership and is a Board member of Axisweb, the UK’s contemporary art radar. Patrick has commissioned leading contemporary artists internationally, and has initiated various International partnerships and networks exploring collaborative arts practice.