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.
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.
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
Caitriona O’Reilly - in association with Words Ireland
Barry Donohue - in association with Music Network
Ailis Ni Riain - in association with Contemporary Music Centre
Aoife McAtamney - in association with Dance Ireland and La Briqueterie, CDC du Val-de-Marne
Pauline Cummins - in association with Wicklow County Arts Office
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