The Centre Culturel Irlandais is delighted to announce the recipients of its Artist residencies, Language bursaries, Old Library and Historical Archives fellowships for 2016-2017.

Artist residencies

23 artists across the spectrum of artistic backgrounds will spend from one month to three months in Paris to develop their proposed projects, which range from the shooting of an experimental film project rooted in French film history, to the development of a new collaboration with a French playwright.
This year sees CCI partnering 9 organisations. 7 are based in Ireland:  Contemporary Music Centre, Dance Ireland, Design Crafts Council of Ireland, Midlands Arts Offices, Music Network and Words Ireland. The 2 Paris-based organisations are Les Ateliers de Paris and La Briqueterie.

Jen Coppinger
Ángel Luis González Fernández

Pierce Healy - in association with Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, Ateliers de Paris

Max Le Cain and Vicky Langan

Pat Boran - in association with Midlands Arts Offices
Rob Doyle      
Una Mullally
Caitriona O’Reilly - in association with Words Ireland

Barry Donohue - in association with Music Network
Ailis Ni Riain - in association with Contemporary Music Centre
Lisa O’Neill
Francesco Turrisi       
Desi Wilkinson

Amy Conroy
Tom Creed
Olwen Fouere
Aoife McAtamney - in association with Dance Ireland and La Briqueterie, CDC du Val-de-Marne
Clara Simpson

Declan Clarke
Pauline Cummins - in association with Wicklow County Arts Office
Dragana Jurisic
Hannah Starkey   

Language bursaries

9 bursaries for the month of August 2016 have been awarded to cultural and media professionals who wish to improve their French language skills for professional purposes.

Lian Bell, Set designer and Arts manager
Maeve Cooke, Director, Access Cinema                             
Mary Dowling, Chester Beatty Museum                 
Colin Dunne, Dancer                                    
Sophie Gorman, Writer                                
Nuala Hayes, Storytelling Federation                      
Paul Johnson, Director, Dance Ireland                                
Hugh Maguire, Director, Hunt Museum                 
Miriam Mulrennan, Arts Officer, Westmeath                    
Sarah Jane Scaife, Theatre director 

Old Library and Historical Archives Fellowships

2 Fellowship Bursaries for 4-6 weeks in July and August 2016 have been awarded for conducting research into the CCI’s Old Library and Historical Archives Collection.

Paul O’Brien               Historical Archives fellowship                      
Malcolm Walsby        Old Library fellowship