Previous Residents

Find out more about our previous artists-in-residence

2007

Aoife Desmond

Aoife Desmond 

October - December 2007

Aoife Desmond is a visual artist and film maker working across a range of media primarily on site-specific projects. Through practices involving film, slide photography, drawing, installation and performance, she researches and responds to various locations with sensitivity to place in both natural and urban settings. As artist in residence in Studio 468, she worked on and developed the South Circular Road Community Food Garden Project. She is a founding member of the Experimental Film Club in Dublin.

Event with artist:
Aoife Desmond - Open studio 7/12 2007


Barry McCrea

Barry McCrea 

October - December 2007

Dublin-born writer and scholar Barry McCrea begun his literary path at Trinity College Dublin where he studied French and Spanish Literature; he went on to complete his Ph.D at Princeton University in 2004. His début novel The First Verse was published in 2005 to critical acclaim and was awarded the 2006 Ferro-Grumley Prize for fiction. A novel which flickers between Dublin and Paris as part of an intricate web of allusions, he is currently working on his second novel, which is to be set between the two cities. After his residency at the CCI, he taught Comparative Literature at Yale University, where he was appointed Professor in 2012. He is currently Professor of Literature at the University of Notre Dame.

Event with artist:
La Médiathèque rencontre… Barry McCrea 15/11 2007


Moira Tierney

Moira Tierney 

September - December 2007

Brooklyn-based filmmaker Moira Tierney is originally from Dublin. She is a graduate of UCD and l’Ecole Nationale D’Arts de Cergy-Paris where she studied Fine Art. In 1998 she was awarded a Fulbright scholarship at the Anthology Film Archives in New York. Using Super-8mm and 16mm film, her work has been internationally screened at the Fondation Cartier, the Reina Sofia Museum and at film festivals from London to Rio de Janeiro. Her films include the sequence American Dreams and Liberty Kids. Anthology Film Archives and L’Alternativa have screened retrospectives of her work, as audio-visual dialogues between voice and image.


Rex Levitates

Rex Levitates 

June - July 2007

Integral to Ireland’s dance scene, the contemporary performance group Rex Levitates moves fluidly between the realms of dance and the visual arts. Under the artistic direction of choreographer Liz Roche, the ensemble communicates in a rhythmic and physical language that encapsulates a rich body of ideas. Travelling widely, the group has collaborated with filmmakers, musicians and theatrical producers. While developing future projects, the artists will perform their work 12 Minute Dances and the All Weather Project at the CCI.

Photo: Philippe Mathys Philippe Mathys/PR

Event with artist:
12 Minute Dances 7 - 8/10 2010


John F Deane

John F Deane 

May - June 2007

As founder of Poetry Ireland and the Poetry Ireland Review, the poet and novelist John F. Deane has left an indelible mark on the Irish poetic landscape. He also established Dedalus Press which continues to lead Irish publishing in its European focus and essential translation of continental poets. Recent works of the poet include Toccata and Fugue: New and Selected Poems (2000), Manhandling the Deity (2003) and The Instruments of Art (2005). He is a member of Aosdána and in 2007, was made Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres. His poetry has been translated in French, Bulgarian, Romanian, Italian, Swedish, Slovak and Macedonian. http://www.johnfdeane.com/ 

Event with artist:
Lire en Fête - Poésie et Prose de l’Irlande 2008 9 - 11/10 2008


James Hanley

James Hanley 

April - July 2007

The Dublin-based artist is a figurative painter and a renowned portraitist. Using his painting as a form of storytelling, he explores the narratives and intersections of history and contemporary culture, often taking the individual as both a focal point and as one of departure. Posters, television, advertising and cinema inform his compositions. He is widely exhibited and his work features in collections in the National Gallery of Ireland, IMMA, the Arts Council, AIB and the European Parliament. As well as portraits of figures of Irish society, from Ronnie Delany (2000) to Bertie Ahern (2003), his Abbey Triptych celebrates the centenary of the Theatre in 2004. He is also frequently commissioned by An Post for commemorative postage stamps. http://www.jameshanley.net/

Events with artist:
CinéCCI - The Beholder – An Intimate Portrait 7/12 2010
James Hanley - Atelier portes ouvertes 4/07 2007


Jo Slade

Jo Slade 

January - April 2007

Painter-poet Jo Slade is a Limerick-based writer who studied at the Limerick National College of Art and Design. Her painting informs and colours her poetry and her work has been exhibited in both France and Ireland. Jo Slade’s collections of poetry include In Fields I Hear Them Sing (1989), The Vigilant One (1994) and Certain Octobers (1997), which featured English and French poetry. Her work has been translated in French, Spanish, Romanian, Russian and Slovenian. Her most recent work features a sequence of poems about the Welsh artist Gwen John.

Event with artist:
Poésie et Prose - Paul Durcan, Niamh O’Sullivan, Jo Slade 19/11 2010


Brian Duggan

 

January - April 2007

A graduate of Crawford Municipal Art Gallery and IADT, Brian Duggan is co-founder and co-director of Pallas Studio Heights in Dublin. His work concentrates on video and installation projects, for which he has featured in solo and group exhibitions in Krakow, Melbourne, L.A., London, Bangkok and Zurich among other places. More Often than Most (Pallas Heights, 2005), By diverse means we arrive at the same place (Dubin, 2006) and The Lucifer Effect (London, 2007) are examples of his work to date.

Event with artist:
Brian Duggan - Atelier portes ouvertes 8/03 2007