Theme of The Month



It could be a song about the town you grew up in. A painting of a friend or family member. Or just anything with that warm, nostalgic, community feel.

Why are communities important? How do they relate to the wider society? This month’s TOTEM is dedicated to exploring those very questions.

Blog Posts

Your Place in Society

When we’re little we’re asked what we want to be when we’re older. Doctor. Dancer. Astronaut. Firefighter. Everything seems equally possible. The more we grow older, the more we realise just how unequal the possibilities really are. We soon learn to segregate our society and to class people into a hierarchical pyramid of professions, which…

An Assortment of Pages you Should Follow to “Clean Ya Feed!”

“You are the 5 people you most surround yourself with”- The Internet Right now, you may not be able to surround yourself with 5 people. Our social lives have gone all-virtual, so let’s amend that saying to: “You are the assortment of pages that currently dominate your social media feeds.” – Me And do you…

5 Artists Answer the Question: “What Does Art Mean To You?”

We interview five Irish artists about their artistry, and ask what they think the importance of art is in today’s crazed world. Their answers are both humbling and inspiring, as well as unsurprisingly entertaining. Each artist gives us a peak into why they chose art as their profession, and explain why they think anybody can…


How artists have tackled our TOTEM


TOTEM represented musically

If you would like to be considered for next month’s theme: Please submit your work to:


Right now we are taking submissions for all kinds of art: drawings, paintings, sculptures, digital/graphic art, photography, memes…

We are also open to all genres of music.

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