The Centre Culturel Irlandais is delighted to announce the recipients of its Artist residencies, Language bursaries, Performance Award and Old Library and Historical Archives fellowship for 2017-2018.

Artist residencies

30 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 engaging with the tradition of Parisian street photography to a suite of songs inspired by the romantic Victor Noir buried in the Père Lachaise Cemetery.

This year sees CCI partnering 8 organisations: Contemporary Music Centre, Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, Literature Ireland, Midlands Arts Offices, Music Network, Visual Artists Ireland, Words Ireland and, in Paris, Les Ateliers de Paris studios.

Genevieve Howard  in association with Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, Ateliers de Paris

Conor Horgan
Oonagh Kearney
Pat Murphy

Claire-Louise Bennett
Nicole Flattery         in association with Midlands Arts Offices
Leontia Flynn
James Harpur          in association with Words Ireland
Caoilinn Hughes      in association with Literature Ireland
Orna Ni Choileain    in association with Words Ireland
Eibhear Walshe

Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich
Siobhan Cleary
Samuel Comerford   in association with Music Network
Adrian Crowley
Eithne Ní Chatháin
Isabelle O’Connell
Emma O'Halloran     in association with Contemporary Music Centre

Lian Bell
Dylan Coburn Gray
Louise Lowe
Una McKevitt
Fearghus Ó Conchúir

Stephen Brandes
Karl Burke
Damien Flood
Catherine Greene
Niamh McCann
Announcement forthcoming of residency in association with Visual Artists Ireland Suki Tea Art Prize

Language bursaries

10 bursaries for the month of August 2017 have been awarded to cultural and media professionals who wish to improve their French language skills for professional purposes.

Catherine Heaney, Literary Editor
Niamh McCann, Actress
Brendan McCarthy, Artist and Designer
Rory Pierce, Composer
Conor Murphy, Filmmaker
Shona Murray, Journalist, Newstalk Radio
Niamh Ní Chonchubhair, Programme Manager, axis: Ballymun
Kerrie O’Brien, Poet
Mary O’Sullivan, Journalist, Irish Independent
Cathal Póirtéir, Broadcaster, RTE Radio 1

Romilly Walton-Masters Performance Award

The Walton-Masters family supports a peformance in CCI by an emerging performer or group working in the areas of experimental theatre, music, dance, film or visual art; this award has been granted to Zoe Ní Riordain for a production of “Recovery”.

Old Library and Historical Archives Fellowship

A Fellowship Bursary for 5 weeks in August and September 2017 has been awarded to Peter Hession to conduct research into the CCI’s Historical Archives collection.